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Dec 31 (7M, 2w) by Tom Conklin from P19
Trails Skied: 45 [4.2km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: -10 to -18
CLASSIC: Quick jaunt out from Leitrim this time. The track set is still pretty solid though it is starting to get ragged in places with all the traffic.

WEATHER: Layers worked again. Try it, you may be amazed.

TRAFFIC: No one there when I arrived at 3:15. I passed P18 and it looked like it had about 5 cars in the lot.

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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