Jun 28

2017 BEAST Core Volunteers BBQ

2017BEASTCoreVolunteersBBQ Another Beast BBQ hosted at the Crawford/Harvey cottage on White Lake is a great success! Such a fun group of sledders didn’t not let a few raindrops interrupt the festivities!! Thank you so much Mike and Denise!

Apr 07

Fundraiser Casino Night

Come out for a night of fun!

Mar 05

BEAST Poker Rally – 2017 – Photo’s

Thanks to Danby’s Bar and Grill for hosting us at the BEAST Poker Rally!
Thanks Dave Poaps for once again organizing this event!
62 Participants
1st prize; $500 Paul Barber four kings
2nd prize; $300 Bruce Brydges straight – king high
3rd prize; $125 Jeff Palmer three eights
4th prize; $75 Keith Wilson three threes

Route set up; Darin McRae, Gord Servant
Registration; Dave Poaps, Carrie Desormeaux
Checkpoints; Rodney Blackburn plus girlfriend, Chris Saindon, Jill MacLaurin, Wanda Bowes, James McCurdy
Door prizes; Danby’s Bar & Grill, Randz Automotive, BEAST

Glad to have our OFSC District 1 Governor at the big event!

Mar 03

Corporate Ride 2017 – Photo’s

The 2017 Corporate Ride was help on Feb 17-19, and we travelled to Mattawa, stayed at the Valois Motel and Restaurant, and had some great sledding, and a lot of fun. Thanks to Debbie Lackey for organizing this event once again, our Annual BEAST Corporate Ride, and for the great photo’s.

First many of us met at the Antrim Truck Stop, Arnprior,  for breakfast on the Friday morning.

Friday to Mattawa – After meeting for breakfast at Antrim Truck Stop, we trailered to Mattawa –  Looks like we got us a convoy!

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Friday Ride around Mattawa – Some of us went out for a ride on Friday afternoon

Saturday Ride around Mattawa – We took the A112A trail, north out of Mattawa, and we stopped at the Mattawa Mica Mine

Saturday Ride around Mattawa – We continued on the A112A trail,  towards North Bay, and we stopped at one of the lookouts.

More pictures from Saturday throughout the day.

More pictures from Saturday throughout the day.

Jan 06

2017 eTrail Guide

Download this new 2017 BEAST Trail Guide.

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We will not be printing any of these Trail Guides this year.

Jan 05

Beauties of the BEAST Ride 2017

The Beauties of the BEAST Ride for 2017, is coming up on Feb 4,5.

Register with Julie-Anne at 613-256-2973 or jabedard@storm.ca

Dec 24

Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail Open Houses

We expect a BIG showing for each of the four open houses hosted by Lanark County to discuss the future of the Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail. We currently use a portion for the new BEAST 311 from Carleton Place to Smiths Falls.

Mark your calendars:
– 19 Jan 17 – Rosedale Hall in Montague
– 26 Jan 17 – Beckwith Twp Office
– 2 Feb 17 – Carleton Place Town Hall
– 16 Feb 17 – Almonte Old Town Hall

Dec 23

BEAST 203 Remains NOT AVAILABILE

As a reminder, BEAST 203 remains NOT AVAILABILE due to landowner issues. This is especially important between Conley and Joy’s Rd and Eagleson Rd and Old Richmond Rd. Trespassing here on these trails could mean they remain unavailable for the season. Volunteers are working on gaining the proper approvals.

 

Dec 19

We Are Going Yellow!

Great news! We have a few trails at limited availability in the Stittsville and Carleton Place areas. For full details see: http://www.thebeast.ca/?page_id=395. Stay on the yellow trails. All other trails are not available. Swamps are not frozen and there are many water hazards. Be cautious about ditches as culverts are not covered. Drive with extra caution as there may be hazards below the snow. Enjoy!

Prez (behind the camera) and VP out inspecting the SE and NE trails.

Nov 28

“A – Trail” changes

The A – Trail just south of Almonte has been rerouted. A long time
landowner has seeded out a large acreage of his land. He has
requested us not to use his property for the 2016/2017 season to
prevent crop damage. We have signed the typical entry points to
this land as ” Trail Closed “. Please stay off his property until
further notice. Spread the word so that we can secure future use.
On a positive note, the BEAST has secured access to property on
Old Almonte Road (Patterson Street). This access is limited to
the 2016/2017 season. A big thank you to Salim Houchaimi of
Almonte for helping us out. Salim and his family operate the
Gourmet Restaurant on highway 7 in Carleton Place. If you
have a chance please stop by the Gourmet Restaurant for a
great meal and thank Salim and his family for their help. As
always The BEAST is very appreciative of our landowners
generous support of our club.
To that end we would like to remind all snowmobilers to obey all
signs and “STAY ON THE TRAIL”. Any and all off trail riding
deters future access to private property.

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