Category Archives: Summer

Closed to the Public for Riding – Saturday, July 14th

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This Saturday is our Summer Epic 8 Hour – Please note that we WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FOR RIDING SATURDAY, JULY 14 2018!

Camp Hardwood is in full swing, and the kids are having a blast. They come home tired, dirty and most of all happy.

Hardwood Trail Race #4 – July 21st.

Come out and play at Hardwood Ski and Bike this summer.

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#thenewhardwood #camphardwood #oromedonte #rideyourbike #trailrunning #experiencehardwood #playoutside #trailrunning

Camp Hardwood Starts July 2nd

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We are ready for another exciting year at Camp Hardwood. Camp starts July 2nd.

Offering two types of Camp Mountain Bike and Outdoor Adventure. Join the 8 weeks of fun this summer at Hardwood Ski and Bike.

#playlearnexplore #wearemountainbikecamp #camphardwood #weareoutdooradventurecamp #lowropes #archery #daycamp


For Immediate Release – June 15th – Canada Cup

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Photo Courtesy of Rob Jones/Canadian

Hardwood Ski and Bike to host top athletes from Canada, USA, Mexico, and Colombia.

ORO MEDONTE, ON – Hardwood Ski and Bike and Pulse Racing will be hosting the Trek Store Canada Cup this Sunday, June 17th.

The 2018 Mountain Bike season is off to a great start at Hardwood Ski and Bike. It is going to be an action-packed weekend at Hardwood this Sunday with races from all over the world hitting the trails in hopes of reaching the podium. Hardwood invites you to come out and join in the fun.

“Canada Cup is one of our favourite times of the year. It brings with it electricity that is difficult to match. The best Mountain Bikers in the Country will brave the trails of Hardwood, as they navigate roots, rocks, and jumps in front of a cowbell ringing crowd. Its great to see the cycling community congregate at Hardwood for this awesome event each year” Gareth Houben – President & General Manager, Hardwood Ski and Bike.

With top athletes racing all day, the sports races start at 9:00 am, then followed by the expert race going off at 11:30 am. The UCI Elite and Junior Races will begin at 1:45 pm. There is no fee to come out and cheer on these top athletes from all over the world. With onsite BBQ, activities for the kids provided by Camp Hardwood it is the perfect way to spend the day.

“We are excited to have riders and teams from the US, Mexico, Colombia and all across Canada. Hardwood’s legacy after Pan Am games has made this world-class venue and course an international hit. We are so lucky to have this chance to see the best riders in action” Glenn Meeuwisse – Owner Pulse Racing

About Hardwood Ski and Bike:

Hardwood Ski and Bike is a year-round Mountain Bike and Cross Country Ski facility. Boasting over 100kms of Mountain Bike trails. It is home of the longest running weekly mountain Bike series in Ontario. Hardwood has hosted many sporting events from multiple MTB National Championships to the 2015 Pan American Games. Offering experiences for those new to the sport of cycling, all the way to athletes competing on the world cup circuit, Hardwood has something for everyone.

About Pulse Racing:

The Pulse Racing Inc has been involved in organizing mountain bike events in Ontario since 1988. They have run multiple different events including International sanctioned races, mountain bike relays, and grassroots events.
For more information visit:

Media Contact:

Louise Jackson, Marketing Manager
Hardwood Ski and Bike
CUTLINE: Hardwood Ski and Bike and Pulse Racing will be hosting the Trek Store Canada Cup this Sunday, June 17th.

Canada Cup Sunday, June 17th 2018

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t is that time of year again, and we are looking forward to another action-packed weekend. Please note that we are closed to the public for riding on Sunday, June 17th. We have riders from Canada, US, Mexico, and Columbia all coming to Hardwood Ski and Bike. Join us this weekend. #THENEWHARDWOOD #CANADACUP #OROMEDONTE #LOVEWHATWEDO

Trek Store Canada Cup entry deadline

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The 2018 Trek Store Canada Cup / Ontario Cup will take place on June 16/17 at Hardwood Ski and Bike.

There are some important entry deadline reminders for all riders:

·         Entry deadline for Elite, Junior, and Cadet Expert riders is Friday, June 15 at 5:00 pm. It is also mandatory for these riders or representative to sign in and pick up registration package by 5:00 pm on Saturday, June 16th.

·         For all other categories online entry will close at 5:00 pm Friday, with onsite registration available after but with a $10 late penalty.

·         Online entry at and full event info at

·         Riders entered in Ontario Cup full series are automatically entered.

The Canada Cup/Ontario Cup Course is marked and open for pre-riding all week!
The courses for 2018 have been redesigned to be more fun, fast, and rider friendly (read: less climbing), yet leaving in many of the favorite features and sections. We are confident the riders have a super fun race, with just enough challenge to ensure the best riders prove themselves. Updated course map and schedule is available at . Start times are different from Ontario Cup. Be sure to carefully check the schedule for race times, and your appropriate course.

Note: The Courses are open for riding during regular Hardwood hours of operation only and trail fees apply.

Glenn Meeuwisse – Race Director
Pulse Racing Inc.


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