Welcome to Trakkers!

Trakkers is a volunteer, non-profit, recreational ski club dedicated to the support and enjoyment of cross-country skiing and has been providing Sunday ski trips in luxury highway coaches to Southern Ontario ski resorts for over 30 years.

Trakkers welcomes members of all ages and all skill levels, from novice to the expert. Trakkers is the club for you if you want to learn to ski or improve your skills.

Members are entitled to free ski lessons taught by CANSI certified instructors. Lessons are for all ages & levels!

Membership registration for the 2022-23 ski season is now open! See our Join page for details.

Sunday, January 29th, 2023 *Destination updated* - Hardwood Hills

On Sunday, January 29, 2023, we will be going to Hardwood Ski and Bike. Hardwood is one of the closest resorts to Toronto, so it means less time on the bus and more time on the trails! They have trails currently open, and conditions are looking very good this weekend with the additional snow in the forecast.

Please note the following:

  1. Everyone going to Hardwood must print and fill out a waiver. Please bring this with you. 

  2. Rentals need to be reserved in advance directly with the resort.

The bus will depart from Toronto at 9 a.m. and will depart from Hardwood at 4 p.m.

We have 23 standby seats available for Sunday
It's not too late to join this weekend, there is lots of room on our 2 buses.   
Just show up at the bus location 10 minutes before departure.  Standby boarding will begin at 8:50am.
First come, first served. Boarding priority is given to members.
Members and guests (non-members) pay the Standby bus fare of $35.

Details for Hardwood Ski and Bike

This resort is located close to Barrie and has classic and skate ski trails with 8 different loops ranging from 3.5 to 22 km, plus 12 km of snowshoeing trails, rolling trails through hardwood and pine forests. There is a food truck on site (usually serving French fries, hot dogs, chilli and hot chocolate), a retail ski shop, as well as ski and snowshoe rentals.

The chalet is open with washrooms downstairs and a water refill station.  Hot food and drinks are available on weekends and there are tables for dining and warm-up.  Lookout cabin on the trail with hot chocolate and fire pits.

There is indoor unsecured bag storage in a public area.

Hardwood’s Service & Repair Shop will be open for the season.  All rental equipment will be located in the Main Chalet (formerly the general seating area). Please refrain from bringing rentals into the Retail Shop.  

Please find more detail at


2022-2023 Rates – Hardwood Ski and Bike

Trail Pass

IMPORTANT - Everyone must print and fill out a waiver. Please bring this with you. 

The trail pass fee is collected on the bus in cash, so please bring cash for this. Exact change is appreciated.

Adult: $38

Senior (age 60+): $32

Student (age 13-19): $32

Youth (age 6-12): $25

Snowshoe: $20



IMPORTANT - Members and Guests requiring rentals will need to book in advance directly with the resort. Please go to their website and use coupon code SC23HSB for 20% off:


Classic Ski

Adult: $42.49 (HST included)

Senior (age 60+): $35.26 (HST included)

Breakage Insurance: $3.39 (HST included)


Skate Ski

Everyone: $54.24 (HST included)

Breakage insurance: $5.65 (HST included)



Everyone: $23.50 (HST included)

Breakage insurance: $5.65 (HST included)

Membership is open for 2022-2023 season

We are happy to announce that membership is open for the 2022-2023 season! Please visit the Join page for more information.


Membership fees

Membership includes one free Sunday bus trip (value of $28).

Until December 18th, 2022 (early bird): $90

From December 19th, 2022: $100

After February 15, 2023: $80


Sunday Trip Bus Fare

Advance registration (member or guest): $28

Standby passenger (member or guest): $35

Children (under 18 years old): $15


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