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Feb 5 (4M, 3w) by David Brownrigg from P19
Trails Skied: 45, 46 [6.4km], Glide Wax: universal, Grip Wax: green
A beauty of a morning at Pinegrove. Yesterday's 15 cms of new snow has rejuvenated the trails. Looks like a fair number of skiers were out Sunday laying tracks. All that was needed was a few passes from a few skiers this morning to pack down the few cms that fell overnight. The going was a bit slow due to the loose snow but I was soon flying on my return trip around the 45, 46 loop. Blue skies, little wind...doesn't get better than this...
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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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