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Feb 16 (6d, 7h) by Nigel Wallis from Wesley Clover Parks
Trails Skied: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12a, 12b, 12 [8.74km], Glide Wax: , Grip Wax:
Quite firm and compacted granulated snow. The groomer was out at 4 pm trying his best, but still quite icy. Fun and fast for skating, tough to wax for classic.

Latest Kanata Nordic Grooming Reports..

This information is from Kanata Nordic (www.kanatanordic.ca/).

Happy Trails!

Discover upgrades to our trail network plus changes to access points and hours Now that the ski season is well underway, we?re thrilled to be back on the boards and hitting the trails. This year we?ve made many upgrades to our trail network, as well as some changes to access points and hours. Some of […]

Ottawa Citizen article on ski trails in the area

December 26, 2017: “Happy trails: Place where you can XC ski, right in Ottawa” by Matthew Pearson. “Nothing beats gliding down Champlain Parkway in the crisp sunshine or hitting the trails after dark to enjoy supper by candle light in the cozy confines of Shilly Shally, one of the park?s iconic red-trimmed shacks heated by […]

Equipment rentals

Kanata Nordic doesn’t currently have xc skiing or snowshoe equipment for rent. We hope to in the future. In the meantime, we can recommend the following knowledgeable retailers. We suggest you call ahead to determine availability. Fresh Air Experience (xc ski gear) MEC (xc ski gear and snowshoes) Kunstadt Sports (xc ski gear)

About Skiing in the Kanata Area..


Kanata Nordic ski club is a volunteer-run club dedicated to promoting lifelong activity, fitness and enjoyment of the outdoors through a variety of cross-country ski programs and activities offered in a friendly club setting. Established in 1979, Kanata Nordic now calls Wesley Clover Parks home with a growing trail-network for all skiers to enjoy. The club is a member of Cross Country Ontario (CCO) and Cross Country Canada (CCC).


The club grooms and maintains approx. 18km of trails at 401 Corkstown Road.


Trails are groomed 3 times per week by volunteer groomers. Tracksetting occurs after each significant snowfall and just prior to Saturday lessons (usually January through March). Trail conditions will vary depending on snowfall and snow conditions.


Trails at the YMCA Bonnenfant Outdoor Centre are NOT MAINTAINED.


A day pass for skiing is $7.00 ($5.00 for snowshoeing) payable at the trailhead or online. Members receive a season trail pass as part of their club membership.


Trail: Info | Conditions | Map | Directions.



Kanata Area Trails Legend

NameDetailskm
11 (Green)1.45
22 (Green)0.45
22 (Blue)0.2
33 (Green)1
44 (Green)1
66 (Green)1.7
77 (Green)0.27
88 (Green)0.47
99 (Green)0.45
1111 (Green)0.7
12a12a (Blue)0.1
12b12b (Blue)0.15
1212 (Blue)1.7
100100 (Green)1.6
101101 (Green)2.2
102102 (Green)0.9
103103 (Green)0.48
104104 (Green)1
106106 (Green)1.5
107107 (Green)0.4
TCTTrans Canada Trail (Green)1.8

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Current Weather

Observed at: Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier Int'l Airport
Date: 9:00 PM EST Wednesday 1 February 2017
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Temperature: -7.5°C
Wind Chill: -9
Wind: S 3 km/h
Humidity: 81%
Dew point: -10.2°C
Pressure: 101.4 kPa
Tendency: Rising
Visibility: 24 km
Sunrise: 7:23 EST
Sunset: 17:09 EST
Normals:
Max -6°C. Min -15°C.

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Forecast

Ottawa (Kanata - Orléans), ON (Issued: 5:14 PM EST Wednesday 1 February 2017)

Wednesday night
Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries this evening and after midnight. Clearing before morning. Low minus 16.
Thursday
A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of flurries in the afternoon. Wind becoming west 20 km/h early in the afternoon. High minus 5.
Thursday night
Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries early in the evening. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light late in the evening. Low minus 14.
Friday
Sunny. High minus 6.
Friday night
Clear. Low minus 15.
Saturday
Sunny. High minus 6.
Saturday night
Cloudy. Low minus 12.
Sunday
Flurries. High minus 2.
Sunday night
Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 12.
Monday
A mix of sun and cloud. High minus 9.
Monday night
Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 17.
Tuesday
Cloudy with 60 percent chance of snow. High minus 7.