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"The natural scenery -- more than 12 square miles of it -- is varied and always exciting. Around some curves, skiers will find a cold creek. Other areas are known for hills or lakes that seem like they're in the middle of nowhere."
- Ron Bergin, publisher of Cross Country Skier magazine

Women’s Get Away

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.

Christmas and New Years Holiday at Stokely

December 20 2013 to Jan 4, 2014

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 our stay our kids went sledding skiing and snowshoeing. Ping-pong was 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 after a delicious meal enjoy the night sky and relax around a roaring bonfire to celebrate the New Year.

The all-inclusive early season rates from Dec 20, 2013 to Jan 4, 2014 apply with a minimum 2 night stay. Included per person are accommodations, happy hour appetizers, and gourmet dinner the day you arrive and large breakfast buffet the day you leave. Lunches are included every day in between.

If you come with a group of 10 or more and have one bill we will give 10% off these already discounted prices. These rates are for double occupancy. Stokely does have several rooms for single occupancy.

Stokely is open off season as a Bed and Breakfast

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.

Snowshoe Festival

January 25th, 2014

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 25th, 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 Hut to Hut

Super Bowl Weekend January 31 to February 2, 2014

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.

Time schedule: 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.

Destination: King Mountain

February 22, 2014

See you at the Summit February 22! Snowshoe or cross country ski up to King Mountain where you can switch your choice of transportation for the second leg of your trip. Your skis or snowshoes will be portered there. Enjoy the rewarding views of the Algoma Highland and the Lake Superior shoreline. You can continue exploring the snowshoe trails to the North View, and the Fire Tower Summit. Plan your own departure time either morning or afternoon. Your skis or snowshoes will be delivered to the summit by 11 am. Whatever your mode of transport, its a King Mountain day. Homemade Stokely cookies and hot tea will be waiting for you at the summit. You must register and the cost is only $15 per person.

The Annual Wabos Loppet

Saturday March 1, 2014

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 - $84.00 - $115.00, Canadian depending on when you sign up. 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.

Wine Tasting With Vin Greco

March 8, 2014

Begins at 5:30

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   

 

2014 FAT BIKE SNOW TRAIL WEEKEND AT STOKELY CREEK CROSS COUNTRY SKI RESORT

Saturday and Sunday March 15 and 16, 2014

Stokely Creek Lodge will host its first Fat Bike Snow Trail weekend, in cooperation with Velorution of Sault Ste Marie, on Saturday and Sunday, March 15th and 16th. Stokely has over 80 km of trails available, and 30 km will be specially groomed for Fat Biking. (See the map of the Stokely trail system on the Lodge website at stokelycreek.com)

Special packages available for the weekend. Prices per person, including tax and gratuity.

1 night lodging, 3 meals, 2 days riding pass-$120


2 nights lodging, 5 meals, 2 days riding pass-$224


2 days riding pass $32


Breakfast $10 Lunch $13 Dinner $24


Call Stokely to make a deposit for a room reservation. Meal reservations also required. For more information contact Jan Roubal at Velorution (705-253-9388, .) or Stokely at (866-786-5359, .)