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Apr 9 (7M, 2w) by John Davie from P19
Trails Skied: #50 [14.7km], Glide Wax: Yes fresh three layers by Greg Christie's tech , Grip Wax: N/a - Skate skiing
April 8th Skate skiing past the Lusk intersection on the 50 was amazing for this time of year. I was actually skating uphill on my trek back to P19 from just beyond the Heritage Cabin. Fast track made it fun. Had to pay attention for ice patches and debris. Cloud cover maintained snow temp though my ride. What an awsone day! Had the tail all to myself

About Skiing in Gatineau Park..

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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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