News _&_ Updates

News & Updates

February 13, 2018

Three Men and a Groomer Ski Reports

9:00 – The 2K, the Pinder system and the Red Pine system are freshly groomed ! The other trails were groomed yesterday. Enjoy !!!

Mabel Lake track is set out to the lake and back yesterday at 6:00 pm

February 12, 2018

Three Men and a Groomer Ski Reports

9:00 – 2K and Pinder system are freshly groomed. We are now grooming the Red Pine system.

10:45 – Red Pine is complete along with the Wishart Park Ext.  Groomer is headed into the Crystal System.

1:00 – Crystal System is complete

6.00 PM Mabel Lake track is set out to the lake and back !

February 10 2018

Three Men and a Groomer Ski Reports

Cold morning !! Renovating trails this morning and as of 5.00 am Kinsmen loops and jackrabbit areas are complete! Presently renovating all trails in the Pinder system. Current temp. is -21 C. Pinder System complete 7.30 am heading into Red Pine to renovate ! Red Pine complete at 10.00 am. Crystal will be done this afternoon on the way out to the biathalon race at the Rod and Gun club today.

Barred Owl Sightings

News, Three Men and a Groomer Ski Reports

Just an FYI…We have had sightings today of the Barred Owl on the 2k trail again this year. Please refrain from hats with pom poms or tassels and ponytails. The winging action of these items is a huge attractant to the owl.

February 9, 2018


9am – 2K and Pinder system are freshly groomed, all the other trails are in great condition. Enjoy !!!

Career Opportunity


Career Opportunity

Cross Country Ski Trail Groomer Operator

Hiawatha Highlands is looking to hire and train a part-time Cross Country Ski Trail Groomer Operator. The successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day grooming and snow management of Hiawatha Highlands’ cross country ski trail network. The safe and careful operation of a modern fleet of Snow Cat, Can Am Side by Side, as well as snowmobile grooming equipment is required. This is a seasonal role and requires the flexibility to work weekends and nights.

The candidate would be reporting to the Manager of Hiawatha Highlands, as well as working with other Groomer Operators.

The desired candidate will possess:

Prior experience operating heavy equipment

  • Ability to carry out routine maintenance on both the Snow Cat and snow machines
  • Ability to maintain accounts for equipment and gas
  • Ability to monitor and document fuel consumption and to order fuel
  • Construction skills eg. installing and removing trails signage
  • Ability to take photos and update website of trail conditions
  • Ability to multi-task and follow direction
  • Attention to safe and responsible manner
  • Valid Driver’s License

We wish to thank all applicants for the interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested applicants are invited to send their resume to or drop off in person at Hiawatha Highlands Office, 780 Landslide Road, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.  Closing Date is February 9th, 2018.

February 8, 2018

Three Men and a Groomer Ski Reports

Pinder system has been groomed complete at 7:30 followed by the Kinsmen and jackrabbit  areas at 9:00 am.

The Crystal 5 will be groomed as well today and the biathalon  area for the provincial races this weekend.