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About Us

A trip to Blow Me Down Trails is a must-do during your winter vacation in Newfoundland!

Blow Me Down Trails

Blow Me Down Trails is located in a snow belt on the outskirts of Corner Brook in Western Newfoundland. We’re Newfoundland’s largest Nordic ski club, with 42km of groomed cross-country ski trails and 850+ members. A trip to Blow Me Down Trails is a must-do during your winter vacation in Newfoundland!

We’re a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting cross country skiing, winter activity, a healthy lifestyle, and community participation. Our goal is to make our community a better place through active, healthy living and community involvement.

Mission Statement

The Organization shall have its aim and objective the promotion of cross country skiing in Corner Brook

and area in all aspects and development and maintenance of Blow Me Down Trails.

Fast Facts

  • Located 10 minutes from downtown Corner Brook on Newfoundland’s west coast
  • 42 km of Nordic ski trails groomed and track set for classic cross country skiing or skate skiing
  • Snowshoeing on all trails and 5km of snowshoe specific trails through wooded areas
  • Biathlon range with 16 working lanes
  • Fat Biking on selected trails on designated nights
  • 5 km of the trail network is lit for night skiing and snowshoeing

Fast Facts

  • Ski and snowshoe rentals
  • Private and group ski lessons and season-long programs for kids
  • Café serving hearty home cooked meals and healthy choices
  • Licensed bar
  • Banquet, wedding and meeting space with on-site catering
  • World class Nordic ski trails designed by Olympian Pierre Harvey
  • Site of the 1999 Canada Winter Games

Club Board of Directors

As a non-profit ski club, Blow Me Down Trails’ operations are carried out by a team made up of paid employees and a volunteer board.
Bill Barry
Brian Moores
Vice-President Operations
Kathy Cormier
Vice-President Programs / Staff Relations
Melissa Skinner
Brittany Ellsworth
Andrew May
Racing Director
Social Director
Publicity Director
Billy Perrett
Youth Representative
Gazebo Representative
Judy May
Member at Large
Brian Dicks
Indigeneous Liason
Dwayne White
Biathlon President
Isabelle Schmelzer
Instruction Director
Jamie Merrigan
Member At Large

Club History

See how we've changed over the years!

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Fresh air and scenery! Great trails!
Graham Bishop
Best BBQ steaks I've had in town. Love the lodge!
Connie Wiseman
Fantastic place to meet friends, get a great workout, great food & a place of solitude on trails.
Robert J. Wall
If you're looking for a great workout, check out BMD Trails. It's winter exercise at it's best!
Justin Whittle

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