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Feb 6 (9M, 2w) by Ian Naish from P12
Trails Skied: #1, #1B, #2 (blue), #2 (from #40 to #1), #3, #33, #40, #20, #21 [23.7km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: blue extra vr40
We left an almost full P12 at 10:15, temp was -8C. Trails were for the most part in good shape, although glide was so-so heading up trail 2. Trail 21 had lots of fresh snow and good poling, as did 20,9 and 33. These back country trails allowed easy steering and control on the downhills. Trail 2 heading back down to P12 was starting to lose its fresh snow and was getting a bit hard packed. Trails 3, 1 and 1b were all in good shape as well, even though there had been no grooming last night. It looks like great weather all week, so head for the hills and enjoy the skiing.

About Skiing in Gatineau Park..

General: Fees Resource General Info History NCC Grooming Report Groomers

Maps: Trail Distance Map NCC Winter Trails Interactive trail conditions map

Gatineau Park is ski paradise! The network of ski trails offer machine groomed skate skiing and classic skiing as well as little groomed backcountry trails. Multiple access points allow skiers to access a variety of terrain and scenery. The NCC offers season or daily pay rates.

For suggestions on where to ski, excellent trail descriptions, photos and maps checkout Michael McGoldrick`s website about recreational xc-skiing in Canada`s National Capital Region (with an emphasis on the Gatineau Park).

The NCC also maintains a grooming report on-line. If you encounter people walking on groomed trails, you are best advised to contact the NCC. They are responsible for the enforcement on this so report those trail wreckers whenever you see them by calling 819-827-2020 (Visitor Centre), or email


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