Darin McRae, President

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Name: Darin McRae, President
Date registered: December 11, 2012

Latest posts

  1. 2017-2018 Board and Key Coordinators — September 8, 2017
  2. Fundraiser Casino Night — April 7, 2017
  3. 2017 eTrail Guide — January 6, 2017
  4. Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail Open Houses — December 24, 2016
  5. BEAST 203 Remains NOT AVAILABILE — December 23, 2016

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Sep 08

2017-2018 Board and Key Coordinators

Thanks to everyone that attended our 2017-2018 Annual General Meeting last night! We are glad to announce that we have a full volunteer board and would like to welcome two new members to the board: Chrystal as VP and James as the South East Trail Director. A special thanks to Gord Servant and Rob Campbell for their …

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Apr 07

Fundraiser Casino Night

Come out for a night of fun!

Jan 06

2017 eTrail Guide

Download this new 2017 BEAST Trail Guide. 2017_Map_Web We will not be printing any of these Trail Guides this year.

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 – …

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Dec 23


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 …

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Oct 21

BEAST Corporate / Club Ride — 17-19 Feb 2017

It’s that time once again Ladies and Gents! This year, we have decided to go to Mattawa where we are pretty much positive there will be snow. Fingers crossed! The Valois is happy to welcome us the weekend of the 17th, February, 2017 with some very reasonable room rates. Contact number is 1-705-744-5583.  The Valois …

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Sep 21


The 49th Annual General Meeting of the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) took place this past weekend in Mississauga and members found out that there may be some light at the end of the tunnel concerning trail closures due to Bill 100.  Over the summer, Bill 100 was entered into the books as the …

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Sep 06

Driver Training Courses

We will be offering two courses this season: 19 November 2016, Beckwith Recreation Complex, 1319 – 9th Line Beckwith, 8:30am – 4:30pm. Registration is 7pm to 8pm, 15 Nov 2016, at the Lackey’s house (1405 7th Line, Beckwith). ** PLEASE TAKE NOTE: There will be NO registration on the day of the course as there is only one instructor. Space …

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Aug 25


  Our sport, the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC), OFSC District One, and BEAST are all under serious financial pressure to maintain trail operations while trying to life cycle the aging provincial groomer fleet. To address these issues, and others, the OFSC has developed More on the Snow (MOTS) – a 5 year strategic …

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