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Dec 26 (10M, 3w) by Tom Conklin from P18
Trails Skied: 44 [3.1km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: -10 to -15
CLASSIC: Short ski on 44. There is lots of snow and it has been fairly well skied-in but the tracks are not solidly set yet. There is basically one set of tracks on 44 but there are many spots where another set could be easily added. It would be great to have it track set soon.

WEATHER: It is cold but the wind isn't up so with layers you can make it quite comfortable.

TRAFic; Lots of people out, hiking, snow-shoeing and skiing but people are respecting the various trails.

About Skiing in the Green Belt..

The National Capital Greenbelt has over 100km of trails and another 25km of recreational pathways, most of which are suitable for cross-country skiing in the wintertime. All of the trails are suitable for beginner and family outings.

Thanks to the Nakkertok Nordic Ski Club, Orleans Nordic Ski Club and Kanata Nordic Ski Club for their volunteer grooming of various Green Belt trails from time to time. The city of Ottawa and the NCC would like to encourage urban skiing, so if you appreciate the grooming let your councilor, the city and the NCC know!

ONSC grooms The Hornet's Nest (Tauvette street to Montreal Rd), Mer Bleue and Pine Grove Forest (the section off Leitrum Rd). Trails are classic skiing ONLY, no skating is allowed on these trails. The Hornet's Nest is groomed at least weekly and the others as time permits. Updated trail conditions are available at the snow phone; 613-837-SNOW.

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