Early Snow Hits Chapleau / Gogama

October 18th 2022

A surprise early season storm brings snow into the Algoma region

  • Chapleau Snow Octover

    How Much Snow

    The forecast models are indicating some parts of the Algoma / Chapleau / Timmins interior could accumulate up to 33cms on the ground by Thursday morning. As of Tuesday, many northern communities were already covered with snow, including Chapleau, Dubreuilville, White River, Hornepayne and Hearst.

  • Black Creek Outfitters

    Regional Report

    Photos and reports are coming in on the 1st day of snow. Here's one from Black Creek Outfitters on highway 129, 1 hour north of Thessalon. More photos to follow as the snow continues to accumulate up until Thursday morning.

  • October Snowmobiling

    Scratch the Itch

    Have a backup sled? For those looking to scratch the itch, ride when you can. These early season storms are short-lived and within a few days, the green is back. Who knows when the next storm may come through? Typical early season riding starts about the 3rd week of November on the eastern shores of Lake Superior interior.

    Author: Dan Kachur - https://sled-x.ca