Welcome to Ontario Federation Snowmobile Club District 17

President’s Ride
From February 21 to 27, 2016 a group of twenty five riders will be traveling OFSC District 17; North Western Ontario Snowmobile Trails Association Wilderness Loop.
This is a 1000 km OFSC designated Snow Tour that will take four days complete. Such riders include the NWOSTA President, Vice President & the OFSC District 17 Governor.
Riders are joining from the local clubs including; Thunder Bay Adventure Trails, Atikokan Sno-Ho Snowmobile Club, Ignace Otters Snowmobile Club, Sioux Lookout Ojibway Toboggan Association, Dryden Power Toboggan Snowmobile Club, Red Lake District Trail Masters, Kenora Sunset Riders & Borderland Snowmobile Club.
Riders are bring awareness to the 2500 groomed kilometers in North Western Ontario and promoting the local snowmobile clubs and snow tours.
Riders from Thunder Bay and Emo will travel to Atikokan on February 21 to begin the loop the following day. Riders will be starting the loop in Atikokan on February 22, 2016 and riding to Sioux Lookout for the first leg of the journey. With new riders from Sioux Lookout on February 23, they are heading to Kenora for the night, picking up riders from Dryden & Red Lake along the way. On day three, February 24, riders will make their journey to Emo for the evening. Riders will then head back to Atikokan on February 25 to complete the journey. The next few day’s riders will travel to the appropriate destinations to arrive home.

Seasonal Permit
Only until November 1st
Purchase online for only $180 ($80 off full season price)

Seasonal Permits are available from clubs or online from November 2 to December 1 for $210 – a saving of $50 off the regular permit fee of $260.

To buy online, you will need: Snowmobile ownership (year/make/model/license plate/VIN), a valid email address, the name of the OFSC club you wish to support and a valid Visa or Mastercard

Classic Permit – Any snowmobiler owning a sled that is model year 1999 or older is entitled to buy a Classic Permit for $140 on or before December 1, a Classic Permit offers a saving of $30 off the regular fee of $170.

Both the Seasonal and Classic Permit allow access to available OFSC trails anywhere in Ontario for the entire winter. OFSC member clubs operate over 30,000 kilometres of snowmobile trails throughout Ontario that rely on the revenue from the sale of permits to pay operational costs. These trails generate almost $1 billion of winter tourism economic impact annually, while enabling family riders from all walks of life to enjoy winter by visiting many places and sights only accessible by snowmobile.

OFSC trails are marked, mapped and maintained for the use and enjoyment of permit holders. Ontario law requires any snowmobile entering an OFSC trail for recreational sledding to display a valid permit. For more information on Snowmobile Trail Permits visit www.ofsc.on.ca.

Snow Tours in Northwest Ontario

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Thank you to all the volunteers for your dedication!

Please contact your local club to volunteer.