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Jan 23 (20m) by David Brownrigg from P1 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: Gatineau Pkwy, #5 (green), #27, #26, #29 (alternative), #29 (shared) [20.9km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: Silver universal klister
Fresh classic grooming on all trails between Asticou right to the end of #5. 29 is showing soil in spots in the field area behind the Relais Centre. Tracks are still the usual hardened and icey base, with some lumpy/bumpy sections. Started out using purple grip wax which lasted all of 10 seconds. Went back to the car to retrieve my klistered rocks skis which performed flawlessly. Big snows tomorrow should change things dramatically..
Jan 22 (18h, 35m) by Terry Gray from P2 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: #27, #15 (blue), #26, #29 (shared), #35 [10.3km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax:
Typical spring skiing conditions overall. From P2 to Trail #5 the classic tracks were mostly obliterated, but the tracks improved considerably once you got into the woods. Trail #15 was freshly groomed and in great shape, and the Gatineau Parkway stretch around Pink Lake was also very good. Tracks were worn through to the dirt in several parts on the link between Gatineau Parkway and Relais Plein Air - should be fixed after the snow we are supposed to get on Monday night.
Jan 22 (23h, 23m) by Jo-Ann Holden from P10 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: Fortune Pkwy, Champlain Pkwy, #1 [13.6km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: skin skis
Fortune Parkway and Ridge Road: I skied with 2 others today and we all found the conditions good, especially considering how little snow there has been in the last while, how long the temperatures have hovered above and below zero and how depressingly damp the weather was today. One small item - and this is one we have consistently noticed all week - skaters are blatantly disregarding the single classic track on Fortune and on the Champlain Parkway. With soft snow this turns into a series of minor bumps which make for unpredictable grip. It was better today than yesterday, as conditions were icier, but come on skaters - smarten up!
Jan 22 (23h, 27m) by Garry Tarr from P19 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: #50, #55 (green - shared) [18.1km], Glide Wax: KUU pink, Grip Wax:
A short ski from P19 along 50 and 55 green to Renaud Cabin and back, introducing some friends to the north end of the park. Conditions were radically different from those reported higher on the ridge. We started with soft snow just above the freezing point with fresh grooming providing good glide for skating. Classic tracks were firm and deep. Mohair skis provided good grip for classic. On our return we found the snow starting to become a bit wet, with noticeable suction, but skating was still enjoyable. The snow is starting to look dirty from days of thawing conditions. There were surprisingly few people out, which is too bad considering that ski conditions were very good.
Jan 22 (1d, 10s) by Ian Naish from P12 grooming   photos!
Trails Skied: #2 (blue), #1 (green) (#2 - #24), #24, #33, #40 [8.6km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: universal klister -4C to 2C
We left P12 around 10 a.m. Temperature was 1C. The klister worked well on the climb up 40, but the track was extremely hard and icy, as well as very fast. The same issues existed on most of 24, 2 and 33. Grooming quality on those trails was not good, perhaps as it was done too early today (if at all). The corduroy on some trails was very hard and other ridges caused difficult control issues on downhill sections. Skiers on back country waxless skis experienced the opposite problems to us: poor grip climbing and good control downhill. The only good conditions we experienced were the last 100m to Western Shelter and trail 40 returning from 33 to P12, as the track had softened enough to allow downhill control at last.
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Jan 22 (1d, 3h) by Craig Storey from P5 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: Fortune Pkwy, Champlain Pkwy, #1, #1B, #3 [19.6km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: Universal Red klister
Beautiful Spring skiing in January! Fresh grooming, fast effortless glide but lots of base and the snow is still clean. Ridge is wide and level, good classic tracks though I was skating. Burma was the best its been in a long time. Better still was Fortune race course. Great grooming everywhere! Would be the perfect day to ski to the Firetower.

Tuesday 15-25cm and back to below zero, so skiing is looking good for February!
Jan 21 (2d, 21h) by Ken Trischuk from P17 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: #51, #53 [13.4km], Glide Wax: violet, Grip Wax:
Skied out of P17 and did the loop of 53 out to P19, back across 51 and home again on 53. Conditions were warm and the snow - much as Karl mentioned yesterday - was a bit wet. I understand there are some waxes that can help improve glide in these situations but I had to make the choice between wax and a car in the fall... and now I have to stand by my decision! This was my first time skating this loop and it was a nice ride - lots of rolling terrain. I'll have to give the full "triangle" loop a try on skate skis in the near future.

The light today was really flat which made it at times (in the open) a bit tough to read the terrain coming up which led to a few surprise dips I couldn't see coming. With the steadily warmer weather some of the debris (sticks, leaves, pine needles) is starting to appear in the snowpack but its not too bad yet. A few short dirty patches here and there and a couple of water hazards are starting to open up on the top part of 53 but you can still ski around them for now.

Looks like some more snow coming this week which will help clean things up a bit... but not in time for Sunday's ski.
Jan 21 (2d, 22h) by Jo-Ann Holden from P6 grooming grooming   photos!
Trails Skied: Champlain Pkwy, Champlain Pkwy, MacKenzie-King Rd [11.4km], Glide Wax: LF8, Grip Wax:
Today, the operative word was FOG! It was plus 1 to 3 degrees, and very atmospheric. The sun stayed away, which was probably good for the snow. Great skating conditions until the last couple of km, which were sucky and slow.
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Jan 20 (3d, 8m) by David Brownrigg from P10 grooming grooming   photos!
Trails Skied: Fortune Pkwy, Champlain Pkwy [6.5km], Glide Wax: universal, Grip Wax: swix red
Good classic conditions on the FLP/CP and ridge. Had a bit of slippage going up the FLP but an extra coat of red wax improved things. Beautiful, but sombre scenery with a light fog and snow/frost sticking to tree branches. My only minor quibble was the single descent track on the FLP back to P10 which was bumpy and meandering, more like a skier made track.. Lot of people out, parking lot was jammed on my return around 12:30
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Jan 20 (3d, 48m) by Garry Tarr from P10 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: Fortune Pkwy, #1, #1B, #1 (green) (#2 - #24) [14.3km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax:
This morning I tried out my new "mohair" no-wax classic skis. Starting from P10 I climbed the FP, went west on Ridge and 1B to the snowshoe trail from Blanchet, then back on Ridge to the top of Penguin, finally returning via the FP. There was excellent fresh grooming everywhere. The snow was of the clumping "snowball" variety, but I didn't find it wet and unlike Karl didn't encounter suction (probably because of the higher elevation compared to P17). The temperature was almost exactly 0C and there was some drizzle at times, glazing the tracks. The no-wax skis worked perfectly, providing good grip on all but the most glazed, steep sections. They also gave remarkably good glide. It was a great ski, but I have a couple of minor quibbles. Demsis seems to be eliminating classic tracks wherever they can. I've heard that it takes more fuel to put in classic tracks, which might be the reason for this. Today's missing tracks were on 1B, which now has only one classic track, and it switches from one side of the trail to the other. There were also long sections that were flat enough to warrant a classic track, but didn't have one. The single descending classic track on the FP was quite shallow and in places had been covered by snowspray from the adjacent snowmobile lane. I think putting a separate snowmobile lane on the side of the parkway is the best solution yet to the problem of service snowmobiles shredding the skate lane. However, the service crews still have to back off the throttle to avoid obliterating the adjacent classic track. The crews were doing a really good job of driving slowly earlier this year. They seem to be back to snowmobile racing of late. I guess time is money...

Get out and ski this afternoon or evening if you can- conditions are currently great up on the ridge, and the forecast calls for some freezing rain tomorrow.
Jan 20 (3d, 4h) by Karl Saidla from P17 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: #50, #51, #52, #53 [35.1km], Glide Wax: Rode GLF Red, Grip Wax: Guess: Rode Multigrade Universal klister
Freshly groomed conditions everywhere I went for either classic or skate from p17 and in the P19 area. It is a touch on the wet side, so while it is generally fast, in some places there is a detectable feeling of suction.
Jan 19 (4d, 24h) by David Brownrigg from P8 grooming grooming   photos!
Trails Skied: North Loop [3.4km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: swix red
Excellent classic conditions on the north loop this morning. Fresh groomed tracks and good old red wax made for an effortless ski. Also brought my rock skis with klister applied just in case, but didn't need them. Lots of skiers out...busy just like a weekend...
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Jan 18 (5d, 3h) by Karl Saidla from P10 grooming 
Trails Skied: Fortune Pkwy, Champlain Pkwy, #1 [13.6km], Glide Wax: Rode GLF Violet, Grip Wax: Guess: Rode Violet
A bit tricky but worth it would be by overall analysis. We have a few cm of fresh snow, with a thin crust of ice on top that is being broken up pretty easily by skier traffic. As of late this morning I hadn't seen any groomers out in the P10 area, but conditions were reasonable without it and everyone I saw out skiing seemed to be managing pretty well.
Jan 18 (5d, 3h) by Garry Tarr from P8 grooming 
Trails Skied: North Loop [3.4km], Glide Wax: KUU pink, Grip Wax:
Yesterday evening I had a fantastic skate ski from P10 up the FP to the Champlain Lookout and east and west on Ridge Road. I was hoping to repeat this route this morning. However, as I drove to P8 the freezing drizzle was intensifying and I thought it might be better to just do a couple of exercise laps of the Doldrums. At P8 I found about 2cm of fresh snow with a light freezing rain glaze over the top. The temperature was about -2C. To my surprise there had been no grooming. It was easy to break through the crust, and the icy mix provided fast glide, but it didn't make for great skiing. It was necessary to lift skis quite a bit to clear the broken-up bits of crust. Much of the way I double poled to break open the classic track. I had to take off my glasses, which were quickly coated from the freezing drizzle. By the time I finished the two laps my jacket had a coating of ice. It was good exercise, and good to be out, but it's probably not worth the drive from Ottawa. Given the temperatures below freezing I think Demsis could have groomed this morning, at least a minimalist Parkways/Ridge grooming.

Pics and more info are at
http://musicianonskis.ca/blog/2017/01/january-18-2017-2/
Jan 17 (6d, 24h) by Jo-Ann Holden from P6 grooming 
Trails Skied: Champlain Pkwy, MacKenzie-King Rd [8.9km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax:
Kingsmere Area: skating was good, and quite fast, no new grooming, but evidently there hadn\'t been too many skiers yesterday when the temperatures tipped above zero. Since comprehensive grooming seems to be limited to weekends, it would be nice if the numerous retired weekday skiers could know in advance where the day\'s grooming will be. A footnote to the NCC report, a couple of general sentences would be handy.
Jan 17 (6d, 1h) by Karl Saidla from P10 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: Fortune Pkwy [4km], Glide Wax: Rode GLF Blue., Grip Wax: Rode Special Violet Klister covered with Rode multigrade violet or violet hardwax
We were out on the Fortune parkway this morning. It appeared to have been groomed this morning, which made for fairly forgiving conditions while we were out. The tracks were reasonably firm but starting to get a bit sugary as people skied in them, with the skate lanes in similar condition. Burma looked to be in great shape and groomed this morning as well. The fast conditions will be enjoyed by anyone who is interested in racking up kilometres like they did in the old days.
Jan 17 (6d, 1h) by David Brownrigg from P5 grooming 
Trails Skied: Champlain Pkwy, MacKenzie-King Rd , #15 (blue) [14.9km], Glide Wax: universal, Grip Wax: blue extra
Did a run up to the Mackenzie King Estate road from P5 and sampled trail 15 (blue) on the way. Same conditions as yesterday, hard base no fresh grooming and leaves in the tracks. Had to stop several times to remove debris from my skis. Bring extra wax or use a good binder as wax tends to strip off depending on how far you go. More snow on the way should improve things..
Jan 17 (6d, 1h) by Ian Naish from P10 grooming   photos!
Trails Skied: Fortune Pkwy, #1, #3 [15.9km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: blue extra v40
-5C when we started from a crowded P10 parking lot at 10:30. A bit windy, but only a bit chilly on the final run back to P10. Lots of people out, including a large group of happy students. FLP was in excellent shape, Burma was very good, but had a fair amount of debris. Trail 1 was in good shape, with the downhill run at Khyber very fast but easily controlled compared with two days ago - the ski is just a bit less hard than then. When we returned to P10 the lot was jammed full of vehicles.
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Jan 17 (6d, 6h) by Ken Trischuk from P7 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: #1, #6, #4, #14, Camp Fortune Race Course, #22 [19.6km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax:
A note from yesterday (the 16th). I managed to find some bad skiing amidst all the wonderful ski reports - but I probably knew what I was getting into. After skiing up to Watsfords lookout from P7 I skied out 6 and across on 22 to the Fortune valley. The 6 had seen a skidoo or two on it - likely a crew clearing downed branches(a necessary evil after the windy end to last week)? They had left a hard packed uneven base. A few skiers had tried to set a track but with limited success in the hard base as it froze up over the weekend. The undulating beauty of this trail was more of a chore today, slipping into and out of some ski tracks. From there I got on 22 which was tough sledding as well. In some cases the track was more debris than snow with pine needles, twigs, broken branches and leaves. The track itself was hard and crusty making it hard to maneuver. Back on the groomed runs was a real treat and I did a bit of a circuit of the race trails before heading back along Ridge to P7.

The backcountry trails may soften up a bit as things warm up this week, making them a little more skiable, but they need some snow to hide all the debris... and keep your head up for downed branches as I found a few that would likely remove ones head! For now I'll stick to the groomed tracks. I gave it a 4 star rating - the groomed tracks are perfect... the backcountry not so much.
Jan 16 (1w, 2m) by David Brownrigg from P1 grooming   photos!
Trails Skied: Gatineau Pkwy, #5 (green), #27, #26, #29 (alternative), #29 (shared) [20.9km], Glide Wax: universal, Grip Wax: blue
The classic skiing in the Asticou/Mont Bleu area this morning was fast and easy. Tracks still have a fresh layer of dry snow on a hard base. Fresh grooming on the GP and 27 but not the 26, 29 and the 5. Two groomers were laying tracks coming down the hill towards the Relais centre on 27 and a third behind them was obliterating the tracks. I found that kinda odd...
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Jan 16 (1w, 3h) by Tom Conklin from P10 grooming 
Trails Skied: Fortune Pkwy, Champlain Pkwy, #1, #1B [14.8km], Glide Wax: Swix blue, Grip Wax:
SKATE: Fairly good conditions with limited grooming. It was very fast and there was reduced control, especially on 1B and the steep downhills of FLP. There is a lot of debris, particularly off the parkways.
CLASSIC: The tracks seemed really solid though there was some deris. The tracks disappeared in the normal places on 1 and 1B.
PARKING: Very few cars at 9:40 but almost full at 11 (both P8 and P10).
TRAFFIC: Left south Ottawa (Bank and Albion) at 9 and was skiing by 9:45.
Jan 16 (1w, 3h) by Jo-Ann Holden from P8 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: Gatineau Pkwy , North Loop [4.8km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax:
Just a quick note - if you are wondering whether to stay home or ski, go skiing! Although the park website indicates grooming only as of yesterday, at least the parkways were beautifully groomed for this morning, and I suspect more than the parkways. It's a gorgeous day out there.
Jan 15 (1w, 21h) by Jo-Ann Holden from P17 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: #50, #51, #53, #55 (green - shared), #55 (green - alternative) [35.2km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: Cold klister under Teho Green.
Our group had their annual long ski today on various routes on the 50's. Conditions were excellent with fresh grooming and fast tracks.
Most went classic while one skated. 53 seems to work well for sharing trails now that the second track has been put in. In any case, it was quite quiet while we were on it, except for one other group heading in the same direction.

By afternoon, the trails were buzzing. There is still only one classic track on 51 and when we were returning and tired, this was annoying, not because of skaters, but because by early afternoon there was heavy classic traffic coming from P17, so that our group had no chance to use the single track, the track being on our left. There were also a couple of near misses, apparently, on trail 52 as various classic groups, of different speeds and skill levels passed on some of the steeper hills.

Thanks again Demsis for another perfect day. The only thing rivalling the skiing today, was the group feast at the pub afterward.
Jan 15 (1w, 22h) by Sheila Kealey from P7 grooming grooming   photos!
Trails Skied: #1, #1B, #24 [10km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax:
We skied from P7 to McKinstry - it was a perfect day! Sunny, great weather, and superb grooming. Other skier reports for much of the park's trail network reported excellent grooming as well.
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Jan 15 (1w, 22h) by Sarah Taber from P17 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: #50, #51, #53, #54 (green), #55 (green - shared), #55 (green - alternative), #55 (blue - alternative) [39km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: VR40 over base binder
A tour of the trails around p17, p19, lusk cabin, Taylor lake, etc. Perfect day to be out - excellent new grooming (albeit a bit slower this am with a light dusting of snow overtop), sunshine and much warmer temps than yesterday (less biting wind, too). Grip wax was perfect.
Jan 15 (1w, 23h) by Ian Naish from P12 grooming   photos!
Trails Skied: Champlain Pkwy, #1, #1B, #2 (blue), #2 (from #40 to #1), #33, #40 [17.8km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: blue extra v40
about -10C when I left P12. Lots of bootprints in snow on 40 up to and along 2 (see pics). Wax worked reasonably well, but snow conditions were quite variable: hard on the north side of the ridge on 40 and 33, but somewhat softer, but still variable on the CP, Ridge Road and 14. P8 was overflowing as I was driving towards P12; P10 and P9 were full on my return trip. P12 however, was only half full. Lots of skate and classic skiers were out on Ridge Road and the CP; lighter traffic on the other trails I skied.
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Jan 15 (1w, 1d) by Cindy Courtemanche from P7 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: #1, #30, #1 (green) (#2 - #24), #24 [11.8km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax:
Fresh grooming last night or this morning provided excellent conditions. Wish I had more time for a firetower run -- this is the day to do it. Much warmer than yesterday and nice to see the sun.
Jan 14 (1w, 2d) by Ken Trischuk from P19 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: #50, #52, #53, #57 [31.2km], Glide Wax: blue, Grip Wax: blue
Skied the Wakefield triangle on very nice, fast tracks. Despite taking the time to put a binder on first, I still stopped a couple of times to add some kick as the snow was quite abrasive (no shock there). Maybe a klister binder would have been better. Lots of small debris on 52 but the rest of the loop was pretty clean in that regard.

53 was groomed as wide as I've ever seen it with two classic tracks -one on each side - and a wide skating lane up the middle. This meant a few branches blocking the classic track but only a few here and there.

The upper loop of 53 was nicely groomed although the classic tracks were a little shallow along here... or maybe my legs were just getting a bit wobbly as I finished up the triangle.

A nice day out. Only a few folks on the 52, clearly training for the CSM. A little busier on 53 but still quite quiet as usual for the upper part of the park.
Jan 14 (1w, 2d) by Sarah Taber from P5 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: Champlain Pkwy, #1 Penguin Climb, #1, Gatineau Pkwy, Champlain Pkwy [30.8km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: VR30 over cold temp base binder
Skied P5 up Penguin along ridge road to the lookout, then back along the parkway to return to P5. Excellent new grooming of the old icy snow with a tiny dusting of new snow/recently drifted snow over top. Overall, conditions were excellent and quite quick on the larger downhills (eg blacks). A great afternoon to be out - even though it seemed much colder (to me at least) than it actually was.
Jan 14 (1w, 2d) by Cindy Courtemanche from P7 grooming 
Trails Skied: #1, #30, #1 (green) (#2 - #24), #24, #31, #1 (blue) [20.4km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: VR30
I took time to put on base binder and classic was great. Started at P7, up to Ridge as far as #24 loop and back. Lots of traffic. Skate looked good on that route too - plan to try that in the morning. There is debris on the classic tracks, but beats rain.
Jan 14 (1w, 2d) by Cindy Courtemanche from P7 grooming 
Trails Skied: #1, #30, #1 (green) (#2 - #24), #24, #31, #1 (blue) [20.4km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: VR30
I took time to put on base binder and classic was great. Started at P7, up to Ridge as far as #24 loop and back. Lots of traffic. Skate looked good on that route too - plan to try that in the morning. There is debris on the classic tracks, but beats rain.
Jan 14 (1w, 2d) by Karl Saidla from P10 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: Fortune Pkwy, Champlain Pkwy, #1, #3 [18.4km], Glide Wax: Rode GLF Green., Grip Wax: Binder or klister base, plus Rode Super Blue
It was one of those days that it felt COLDER than it actually was, but was still enjoyable with warm clothes thanks to the good grooming. Everything is obviously very hard, but the skate lanes were smooth and the classic tracks were generally in very good shape. If you have the patience to put on binder or klister underneath you can have great kick and glide. Ridge Road, #1, and #3 all passed the test for me.
Jan 14 (1w, 2d) by Garry Tarr from P5 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: Gatineau Pkwy, Champlain Pkwy [19.6km], Glide Wax: KUU pink, Grip Wax:
This afternoon I skated from P5 up the GP to Mica, up the CP to Mulvihill, back down the parkways to Pink Lake, then back up the GP to P5. Conditions were not perfect, but better than I had expected. The water-saturated snow left behind from Thursday's rain has been crushed into a fine ice powder in the skate lane, deep enough to provide pretty good control while skating. It squeaks a bit like styrofoam under the skis! The classic tracks were deep, very firm, and fast on the downhills. There is quite a bit of leaf/twig debris in the snow but it didn't seem to affect glide. Demsis has put in a very wide snowmobile lane outside the classic tracks on the GP. While is a good idea, providing a path to keep walkers and snowshoers off the skiway, the width seems a bit excessive (enough for about three snowmobiles running side by side!). The skate lane has been correspondingly narrowed, and as a result near Pink lake there was a lot of damage to the classic tracks from skaters.

The main problem today was the cold- my feet were freezing on the downhills! A bit of warming sun would have been nice. Overall it was a very pleasant ski, and well worth the drive.
Jan 14 (1w, 2d) by Jo-Ann Holden from P8 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: North Loop [3.4km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax: Vauhti Green on a cold klister binder
A quicky classic ski between P8 and P9. Very cold! The grooming was evidently done early this morning, as we saw the groomer finishing up at around 9:30. Tracks were uniformly fast as yesterday\'s wind blown leaves had been removed by the new track-setting. The skate lane was also nicely freshened up. When the snow is comprised of digested ice, as it is now, I think daily grooming is essential to enjoyment and safety - thank you Demsis!
Jan 13 (1w, 3d) by Sheila Kealey from P1 grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: #5 (green) [4.5km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax:
Overnight grooming in has made the park skiable, but the in the lower sector (Asticou) skate tracks were quite hard and icy - the classic tracks looked solid and with a very good binder I think classic skiing would be pretty good. I would expect new grooming over the weekend to break up the hard surface so skate skiing will be more stable. Some of the trails have debris, but parkways are clear.

About Skiing in the 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 or phone (819) 827-2020. 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 info@ncc-ccn.ca.

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Observed at: Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier Int'l Airport
Date: 9:00 PM EST Friday 20 January 2017
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Temperature: 0.4°C
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Humidity: 86%
Dew point: -1.7°C
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Ottawa (Kanata - Orléans), ON (Issued: 6:30 PM EST Friday 20 January 2017)

Friday night
Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of freezing drizzle overnight. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low minus 4.
Saturday
Cloudy. 60 percent chance of freezing drizzle changing to 60 percent chance of drizzle late in the morning. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High plus 4.
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Cloudy with 60 percent chance of drizzle. Fog patches developing late in the evening. Low plus 1.
Sunday
Cloudy with 30 percent chance of drizzle. High plus 3.
Sunday night
Cloudy with 30 percent chance of drizzle or flurries. Low minus 1.
Monday
Cloudy with 60 percent chance of snow. High plus 1.
Monday night
Periods of snow. Low minus 3.
Tuesday
Periods of snow. High minus 1.
Tuesday night
Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 3.
Wednesday
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. High plus 1.
Wednesday night
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 3.
Thursday
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. High zero.