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The Overview

The top picture was taken January 12th, 2015. The one below was taken sometime in the 70s.

One major storm done, more to come later in the week. While the radars are clear til Wednesday, they do show a major front headed this way from the US mid-West later in the week. It is showing a mix of rain, freezing rain and snow. By the time it gets here, it will likely be snow. The temps will warm starting Wednesday so things are lining up for another load of snow this week. The good news – Equinox aka the First Day of Spring – is March 20th – so 60 days away!! Based on last year, we might be a bit longer to see true Spring-like conditions. But with these unpredictable weather patterns, time will be the judge.

The Radar Never Lies!

Our opening temperature starts at -23C(FL -28C) and it will rise to -10C (FL-16C) in the afternoon and then drop to -19C (FL -21C) overnight. The big chill will leave soon.

There is a light breeze at 7kph from the NW fore most of the day. Later tomorrow, it will move to the SW and pick up the speed to 17kph This is ideal fore more snow off GBay, but the radar is seeing nothing before Wednesday.

Daylight Hours

Sunrise – 7:49AM, Sunset – 5:07PM. We have gained 122 seconds of daylight since Winter Solstice. Equinox – March 20th.

Road Report

Some plows are out throughout Ontario as the clean up from the last dump continues. They will likely take a good part of the day to get their job done.

School Bus Status

School bus report – no cancellations as the radar is clear. Bundle up – it is cold out there. us report – no cancellations as the busses are tucked away fore the weekend – lucky them!

Snowmobile Report

Snowmobile Trail Update – the trails are open around Algonquin Park and this circle of running is expanding. More trails will open as we can expect more snow later in the week.
There are 79 days til green grass. You are headed into your daily routine which, in the summer, would have included a few holes of golf at some point. The golf bug bite needs to be scratched. You can play those holes today. The hi-def indoor simulator is operating and ready fore you and your foursome. Keep the banter going all winter. Now is the time to start getting the swing in shape fore opening day, or before you might be headed South fore a golf trip. Call the clubhouse 7056461060 to book your time.

This new snow is a welcome blanket fore the course to protect the unpredictable nature events that are dominating the weather landscape. This will help with protection of the playing surfaces until the Spring melt.

The Simulator is Open!

When the golf bug bites and you can’t find a tee deck open anywhere, what do you do? You head to Muskoka Highlands where we have a state of the art hi-def simulator at the ready fore your game. With over 20 courses, we have a course fore everyone. And if you want a gathering with golf involved, we have all sorts of games on the simmy that your entire group can play. Where do you think we have taken you fore this hole?

The Dogs

Dog Update – The new pup is a yellow male – Hendrik. He will be in Bracebridge on Jan 28th for the year. Many visits begin in 83 days!

Wizard is in the Autism Assist program. The trainers love him as he is so huggable!

We have heard from Angus and his owner Bill – great story that we will tell in the new year. Ancaster (Ellis) is hosting a major fundraiser in March. And Gavin continues to impress his new owner.

A Special Day In A Wonderful Setting

Weddings are a special day for many people involved. Here at Muskoka Highlands, we reduce that stress with attention to every detail.
But our distinguishing feature is our setting – both inside and out. The clubhouse is designed to hold about 85 guests and the picture shows how this can happen. For larger parties, we engage a tent professional to create a unique setting outside.

Do you want to feel the warmth of a timber-frame clubhouse? Drop us an inquiry – We will respond and we will work with you to make your day special.

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