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Mar 20 (8M, 1d) by David Brownrigg from P1
Trails Skied: 10 [4km], Glide Wax: universal, Grip Wax: blue
This report covers the Larose Forest Trail from the P2 parking area off of hwy 8, south of Bourget ON. After yesterday's somewhat messy ski from the Limoges side of the trail system tried the newer Perron Trail which loops south of the main east/west link. Mostly fresh classic and skate grooming throughout. The snow through the pine trees from the parking lot down towards the boundary road crossing was somewhat dirty with debris in the tracks but once past this spot the snow was pristine and the tracking beautiful! First time for me on Perron (at the very bottom of the loop) which passes beside wolf creek and has the only hill in the entire ski system. Passed a couple of skate skiers who had big smiles on their faces. Nice to have superb conditions, blue skies and no wind!

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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