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Apr 10 (7M, 2w) by Karl Saidla from P5
Trails Skied: Gatineau Pkwy , Fortune Pkwy, Champlain Pkwy [7.9km], Glide Wax: Rode GLF Red, Grip Wax: Guess: Rode Multigrade Universal klister mixed with a bit of Rode Silver klister
The conditions have been so good lately that writing these reports is getting boring. The parkways (Gatineau, Champlain and Fortune) were all groomed very well this morning for both classic and skate. The snow would be described as moist granular, with a bit more ice and a little less moisture in the highest parts of the park.

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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