Omineca Ski Club, Burns Lake, B.C.

Sharing the Magic of Cross Country Skiing

Since 1927

Watch our promo video on YouTube

Did you see our trailer playing at the Beacon Theatre last winter?  If you enjoyed that, check out the longer video playing on YouTube.

What’s happening at Omineca?

New construction on the biathlon range shooting platforms to start this summer

Thanks to a generous donation from Burns Lake Comfor we will be doing a total update to the shooting platforms and some work on the Owl’s Nest.  Stay tuned for notifications of workbees…

New roof for the Wax Cabin

Thanks to a generous donation from the Burns Lake Community Foundation we will be working on replacing/fixing the roof on the wax cabin this summer. Come on out and help when you get the call for a workbee!!

Celebrate 90 years of Omineca throughout 2017

We’ve got birthday themed events planned throughout 2017 and special challenges too.  Just follow this link to our birthday page.

Our Club

The Omineca Ski Club is situated just 6 km south of the Village of Burns Lake in north-central B.C.

Jean Paulson Lodge

Our lodge is available to rent for your party, family reunion or meeting.  Take advantage of an inside or outside event with a fully equipped kitchen, portable sound system and media apparatus.

Dog Trail

Take your pooch for some great outside exercise!!  This 3.8 km trail is accessed via Gilgan Pit Road (entry is about 1 km south of main club entrance on Hwy 35 – at the top of Hopper’s Hill).  There is ample parking at the start of the trail.

Biathlon (Omineca Owls)

The Owls are known to haunt the biathlon range winter and summer!!  Join them in training sessions and competitions on the range.

Trails and Grooming

The Omineca Ski Club maintains over 30 km of ski trails of every level of difficulty.  The trails, that are also ideal for mountain biking or hiking in the summer, are within our recreation area plus extended trails within the adjacent Burns Lake Community Forest.  We have a 1.5 km lit track and a 3.8 km dog friendly trail. We also have two specially designated trails for snowshoeing.  Follow this link for a map of our main trails and find some recommendations for routes of various lengths.

Social Events

Join us throughout the year whether it be for a ski, a potluck dinner or a workbee to meet new people and enjoy outdoor activities in a family friendly atmosphere!

*Skills Development Program * Track Attack * Junior Racers*

Learn to ski for fun or take it to the next level and compete in local and regional races…

Latest Grooming Reports

Jump for joy fresh snow and fresh grooming

** Jump for joy fresh snow and fresh grooming ———————————————————— Nick Hawse was out last night limping the BR 275 along as its two front solid...
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Ski Ski and Ski Some More

** Ski Ski and Ski Some More ———————————————————— Nick Hawse has been clocking lots of Hrs in the big snow cat and enjoying some local talent as he...
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** SKI ———————————————————— The base has finally set up!!! The big snow cat is purring along and the tiller is cranked!!! Blue Extra is back!!!...
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Grooming Report January 24

** Grooming Report January 24 ———————————————————— A big thank you to Guy who groomed the dog trails, Marathon, and Summit with the G2 yesterday....
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January 22nd 2016

** January 22nd 2016 ———————————————————— Lots of grooming today. All the priority trails have seen some grooming. I had to really be careful...
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Get involved in the Social Scene…

Mark down January 15th in your calendar

It’s World Snow Day!!  Time to get out and enjoy what nature has to offer – build snowmen, ski or snowshoe the trails, head to the races in Vanderhoof – bring your friends out for a fun day at Omineca!
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We’re turning 90 in 2017!!

Join us throughout 2017 in various celebrations of our 90th anniversary.   There will be special events, special challenges and lots of fun throughout the ski season culminating in a big bash in October!! Check out our special birthday page by following this...
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Help Build Our History

Consider the fact that 2017 is our club’s 90th anniversary. Help us build the Omineca History by submitting an old picture and the story that goes with it.