11th Annual Snowkite Weekend is in the books

Another Snowkite Weekend is in the books! This year marked our 11th Annual Snowkite event, and it was such a fun year! Guests were out on the lake on Saturday, enjoying the great outdoors, from ice skating, snowmobiling, ice fishing and of course snow kiting all under the same winter canopy on Rice Lake. As…

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Have you heard of snowkiting? (video)

Snowkiting is a growing sport, combining the power of the wind and skiing or snowboarding. Have you heard of Snowkiting? | Watch News Videos Online Snowkiting is a growing sport, combining the power of the wind and skiing or snowboarding. We give it a try on this edition of CHEX Daily. *No reporters were harmed…

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Elmhirst Vintage Photo Circa 1940s

A glimpse of the rustic cottages of the fishing camp we once were, lining the north shore of Rice Lake, Ontario. Recently, this vintage postcard circa 1940s surfaced prompting us to want to know more about the structures & landscape pictured. The cottage on the far left was referred to as “Harry’s cabin”. Perspectively, it…

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Skis, kites and colour over Rice Lake

Elmhirst Resort hosted its annual Snowkite Weekend Saturday, giving visitors the opportunity to put on skis, skates or a snowboard and use huge kites to tack across Rice Lake. Skis, kites and colour over Rice Lake Elmhirst Resort hosted its annual Snowkite Weekend Saturday, giving visitors the opportunity to put on skis, skates or a…

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Scenes of the Season

                 The morning sun has created such beautiful lake shots, sometimes I forget to check out the fall colours on the trees. Keene residents did a great job of decorating and making the village welcoming for the Keene Pumpkin Festival last weekend. Cottage guests had the luxury of watching…

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