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Mar 8 (6M, 2w) by David Brownrigg from P1
Trails Skied: 10 [4km], Glide Wax: universal, Grip Wax: blue extra
This reports covers the Larose Forest Trail from the P1 parking area off of Indian Creek road. Essentially 4 or 5 cms of fresh snow and still falling on last week's track set grooming which is still holding. The track on the north section of the loop has been unfortunately obliterated by a vehicle but is still passable. I skied the loop 3 times with the first pass slow having to pack down snow into the track with subsequent passes progressively quicker than the first. More snow on the way, hopefully the township will be able do some grooming..
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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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