Category Archives: Winter

Hiring Nordic Ski Instructors

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Looking for Nordic Ski instructors to teach kids aged 5-12 Nordic Skiing.

Eligible Candidates will have:

Experience and understanding of basic Nordic Skiing techniques – both Skate and Classic is beneficial but not necessary

Works well with Children

Available minimum 3 hours per weekend from December to End of February

To apply please email resume and cover letter to:

Arienne Strong at

2019 Mountain Bike/Trail Running Super Early Bird On Sale September 15th

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Our 2019 Mountain Bike and Trail Running Season Passes go on sale at midnight September 15th, 2018.

Take advantage of our Super Early Pricing today and ride/run the rest of 2018 for FREE.

Now is the perfect time to get out and enjoy over 100 KM of trails.

#thenewhardwood #hardwoodskiandbike #trailrunning #mountainbiking#oromedonte #superearlybird


Recorded Information Session #5

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Here is the recorded information session hosted by President and General Manager Gareth Houben.

We are looking forward to the 2018/19 winter.

While we the insurance issues are still alive we are ramping up for a great season.

All trails will be open, we will have a full rental fleet, retail shop, night skiing, a new weekly Fat Bike Series and more.

The West Wing will be back in operation, and two outdoor tents will be available.

We are still looking for a food vendor. If you or anyone you know has a food truck and would like to that the exclusive rights, please email

Please enjoy this recorded session.

We are grateful for the support the community has shown us.

#thenewhardwood #hardwoodskiandbike #winter20182019


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 Course open for Pre-Riding

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         For immediate release –

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

The Canada Cup/Ontario Cup Course is preliminarily marked and open for pre-riding! The course is NOW OPEN for Pre-Ride only during regular Hardwood Ski & Bike hours and trail fees apply.

The Course this year is a big change with a throwback to more of an old school course. The course will pass the feed zone twice per lap and use some favorites like BoneShaker, Deena’s JoyRide, MBX, but also adds in some rarely used Radical trails in the far end of the system. There is also a Youth specific course for the 8:30 start.
See for updated course maps, schedule, and registration. Start times can be different from Ontario Cup. Be sure to carefully check the schedule for race times, and your appropriate course.

Saturday, June 16 – Join us for an afternoon of empowerment through sports during our Champ Chat at Hardwood Ski & Bike! This Champ Chat includes an inspirational Chat and Q&A with our Fast and Female Ambassadors, physical activity sessions, yoga, autographs, and more! Participants will enjoy high-quality face-to-face time with female athlete role models. Register here


Sunday, June 17 – Cross Country races. There are events for all ages and abilities, with many of Canada’s best mountain bikers racing at 1:45 pm.


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