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Every day is a Women's Get Away at Stokely
Come for 2 or more days
Location is everything; chosen for its unparalleled variety in terrain and natural beauty, Stokely Creek Lodge was built beneath the slope of King Mountain, surrounded by an untouched forest. A river runs between the Lodge and the mountain, with a sonorous waterfall just yards away, always beckoning.
What a perfect place for a Women's Getaway. Everything about it says come, bring friends and family to unwind, share laughs and enjoy friendship. Available any two days, during the week or the weekend from Dec 23, 2013 through March16, 2014, you can book your getaway.
Stokely offers so much: * A room with a view, in fact every room has a view * A number of fireplaces where you can read or share an intimate conversation * Complementary hor d'oeuvres during happy hour * The smells of delicious meals being prepared in the kitchen * The exclusive privilege of dining as our guest, no waiting. There is always a place for you. * Endless snowshoeing and cross country skiing for the sports enthusiast * Short trails for those who need only a peaceful ski or snowshoe along the creek * Ski rentals available and ski instructor by appointment * Free saunas at your leisure, or a hot stone massage by appointment * There are a variety of room arrangements for your group needs
This secluded ski lodge is nestled in Algoma Highlands Country, and boasts 110 kms of groomed ski trails and over 20 kms of snowshoe trails. It is located just 20 miles outside of the Sault in Northern Ontario, and 90 minutes from the Mackinac Bridge. Call and reserve your getaway now.
There is nothing quite like celebrating a white Christmas and New Year's winter break surrounded by the natural beauty of Stokely Creek Lodge. Stokely is the perfect getaway from the busy holiday season. Enjoy skiing and showshoeing in the refreshing outdoors while indulging in healthy home cooked food. This is a vacation that our family always looks forward to. The Stokely winter wonderland is a peaceful place to unwind before the New Year begins.
During your stay your kids go sledding skiing and snowshoeing. Ping-pong is a favourite indoor activity while enjoying the endless supply of hot chocolate. All children are encouraged to sign up for a kid's time with ski instructor Jonathan for a nominal charge.
Adults can enjoy Stokely's world-class ski and snowshoe trails, take a sauna, enjoy a hot stone massage, relax by one of the many fireplaces and savor the gourmet meals.
On Dec 31st before a delicious meal you will enjoy the night sky and relax around a roaring bonfire to celebrate the New Year. The after dinner fireworks are up-close and entertaining.
If you come with a group of 10 or more and have one bill we will give 5% off. These rates are for double occupancy. Stokely does have several rooms for single occupancy.
Stokely will be closed for this winter season for full service after Saturday March 16, 2014. From that date on winter, spring, summer and fall we will be open as a Bed and Breakfast. You need to make reservations. This is good news for those wanting to ski for the next few weeks since our snow is sticking around. If you want to go biking or hiking on our trails or kayaking on Lake Superior, or just passing through Stokely is open as a B & B . Call to make reservations at 866-786-5359.
January 24th, 2015
10:00am to 4:00pm
Join nature enthusiast, artist and Stokely Creek snowshoe trail designers Lucie Gagnon and Bob Yankus for a Snowshoe Adventure.
On Saturday the 24th, Lucie and Bob will host a day of snowshoeing along the 20 km of trails they have developed. The snowshoe trails highlight the scenic beauty of the Algoma Highlands.
You'll crisscross Stokely Creek as it flows into Lake Superior, ascend along natural waterfalls frozen in time, or stand just a little back from the Summit's edge as you survey the Lake Superior shoreline. There is so much to fill your senses. If you are a Stokely guest is will cost $10 to put your name in the drawing.
Cost is only $18 if you pre-register and $20 at the door per day for adults. Children under 12 are free. The event includes Stokely's famous Chili served at the King Mountain summit and the Day Skiers Log Hut.
Call Stokely Creek at 705-649-3421 for tickets.
Super Bowl Weekend January 31 to February 2, 2015
Saturday, February 1st Hut-to-Hut Event:
The route of our hut-to-hut has changed this year. Richard and Doris have invited us to their house for tea and cookies. So first we will ski the Roth and Erling Strom to the Kargl’s. From there you will snowshoe the beautiful Lower Taylor Canyon to the Hakon Lien hut for lunch. Your skies will be waiting for you there and you will ski back to the lodge. For those who are daring and want to add on a strenuous snowshoe, you can follow a leader to the Robinson cliffs.
A hearty lunch and skis will be waiting for you at the Hakon Lien cabin.
Bring a ski bag and a small back pack with dry and proper clothing (gloves, boots dry socks, hats, water bottles, etc) for each portion of the trip. The return ski to the lodge is mostly downhill through the forest. This will be a rewarding day of scenery, exercise, food and friends. Bob Yankus is a perfect tour guide. As the trail developer, he is enthusiastic, and is exciting to snowshoe with. Free for overnight guests, a $20 fee for season pass holders. Day skiers will pay $40 which includes a discounted day pass. Make your reservations for the Hut to Hut when you book your stay, or as soon as possible. This event fills quickly.
9:00 am to 9:30 - Prepare to leave and load sled.
9:30 to 10:30 - Ski to Kargl.
10:30 to 11:00 - Hot drink and prepare to snowshoe through the Lower Taylor Canyon to the Hakon Lien Hut 11:00 to 1:30 - Snowshoe. 1:30 to 2:30 - Lunch to die for at the Hakon Lien Hut. 2:30 - Ski back to lodge. 3:30 -4:00 - Arrive at lodge
******On Sunday you are welcome to a Super Bowl party in the manager's apartment to watch the game.
Saturday March 7, 2015
Stokely is very excited to announce that the Wabos Loppet will take place this year. We are limited to 90 participants. The Wabos Loppet takes place in March and begins with a scenic hour-long train ride from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario to the lumbering village of Wabos. At Wabos, skiers begin an uninterrupted 27 KM (16 mile) cross country course that leads through the woods, to Sheppard Creek, where tea and oranges are served. From there ski on to Norm's cabin at the edge of Bone Lake. There skiers will enjoy more refreshments of tea and cookies. The last part of the trip takes participants to Stokely Creek Lodge for a festive celebratory barbecue and live entertainment. Rate - is $100 and space will be reserved for the first 90 skiers who call. Call Stokely at 705-649-3421 (local) or 1-866-786-5359 to make your reservations. If you are staying the weekend at Stokely ask about the discount on registering for the Loppet.
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Wine Tasting, appetizers and dinner, March 8th Vin Greco is well known in the Sault for his interest in and knowledge of wine. For many years he wrote a monthly column in the Sault Star, and prior to that, he had a weekly on CBC Radio North. Currently, Vin writes a column for sootoday.com which appears every two weeks. And now he’s coming to Stokely to introduce us to some of his favorite white and red wines. At Stokely, I make a point of trying to earn my evening indulgences with a day of outdoor activities. And what better way to spend your exercise dividend than with a wonderful meal and wines to enhance them? Stokely neighbors from Goulais and Sault Ste Marie are invited to join us for the pre-dinner wine tasting for a charge of $20.00 plus tax. Better yet, stay for dinner and the whole evening, dinner and wine tasting will be $48 which includes tax. Stokely overnight guests are invited to join the party for $10 plus tax. Check the web-site for details on the wines we will be tasting. Call Stokely at 866-786-5359 and locally 705-649-3421