Wasi Cross-Country Ski Trails
|Location||Wasi Cross-Country Ski Club at 907 Lake Nosbonsing Road, west of Astorville|
|Trailhead UTM||630616 mE x 5116565 mN|
|Ownership||Crown Land – the Club holds a winter season land-use permit allowing them to groom and maintain the trails during ski season|
|Management||Wasi Cross-Country Ski Club|
|Length||2 km / 1.2 mi | 4 km / 2.5 mi | 6 km / 3.7 mi | 8 km / 5 mi | 11 km / 6.8 mi | 15 km / 9.3 mi|
|Difficulty||1 | 1 | 2 | 2 | 3 | 3|
|Amenities||parking, washrooms, rest area, chalet|
|Surface||snowpacked, rolling hills and a few steep hills|
|User Fees||membership fees and day-use fees are due to the Ski Club for use of the trails in the winter months|
For membership rates, day-use fees, trail conditions, and club information, visit their website at www.wasiski.com.
Rules for Use
- no snowmobiles allowed on the trails
- no ATVs allowed on the trails
- no animals allowed on the trails
- trail usage is available to club members at no charge, non-club members are required to pay a $7 day-usage fee
- use the trails at your own risk and level of ability
- when required throughout the season
These trails go through a number of different natural habitats common to the Near North region of Ontario including wetlands, swamp, marshes, fens, and a mix of hardwood and conifers. The trails are classically groomed and track set and are relatively well-signed via posted maps and colour-coded trail markers. The new chalet is open and heated using a wood stove, with hot chocolate and tea available. There is a bulletin board available where trail conditions and other announcements are posted, along with a thermometer and trail maps.
For membership fees and day-use rates, and for additional trail information, please visit their website at www.wasiski.com.
From the HWY 11/17 junction near Seymour Street, head southeast on HWY 11. Take exit 329 for Lake Nosbonsing Road/HWY 654. Turn left at Lake Nosbonsing Road, and drive until you find the Chalet.
Courtesy of the Wasi Cross-Country Ski Club