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Today (10h, 27m) by Sheila Kealey from South: Stadium grooming grooming   photos!
Trails Skied: Jackrabbit, Powerline, Ice Storm Loop, Sunrise Loop, Jackrabbit Loop, Stadium, Lower Lit loop, Chute Charron, Dirk's Dive, Johannsenhus to Owl cabin Loop, Perri's Way, Beep Beep, #16, Morrall Loop, Haycock Mine Loop [0km], Glide Wax: Rode R20 Blue, Grip Wax: Rode -3 to -10
Lots of fresh fluffy snow made for a winter wonderland today! All trails are in good shape - we explored Haycock Mine Loop, Morall Loop, and the Nationals 7.5 km loop. All had been recently groomed with some fresh powder on top which slowed down the tracks a tad but made the downhills pretty fun.
Jan 17 (2d, 15h) by Sheila Kealey from South: Stadium grooming grooming 
Trails Skied: Jackrabbit, Powerline, Dirk's Dive, Perri's Way, Warm-up Loop, Beep Beep [0km], Glide Wax: Rode R20 Blue, Grip Wax:
Bright morning sun and perfect grooming make these cold days beautiful! uOttawa Nordiq stayed close to the stadium with short sprints and agility work, but the racing trails were freshly groomed and looked inviting. If you bundle up and and avoid long exposed downhills the skiing is pretty good!
Jan 12 (6d, 8h) by Sheila Kealey from South: Stadium grooming   photos!
Trails Skied: Jackrabbit, Powerline, Ice Storm Loop, Stadium, Chute Charron, Dirk's Dive, Perri's Way, #8, Morrall Loop, Haycock Mine Loop, @Owl Cabin [0km], Glide Wax: Rode , Grip Wax: Rode Green
Bright sun and wooded trails made for a beautiful ski this morning! We explored some of the smaller trails (Morrall Loop, Haycock Mine Trail) - more snow will smooth these out a bit but they are still loads of fun. Nakkertok is perfect for colder days - a short climb up Chute Charon warms you up, and then you are in the woods with no long downhills, and when you're done there's a warm chalet for Apres Ski!

Nakkertok Trails Tweets..

About Skiing at Nakkertok..

Nakkertok has a network of about 75km of skating, classical and backcountry trails at two locations just north of Ottawa in the Gatineau Hills.

General Info: Driving Directions | Trail Maps | Trail Conditions | Grooming Activity Report.

Nakkertok South is the main attraction offering groomed skating and classic skiing, chalets, races and children's programming. There are lit trails for night skiing. Club membership, or a day-use fee required for skiing.

Nakkertok North trails are quite demanding, and only occasionally groomed (Fridays). They offer a refreshing backcountry wilderness experience for those with good skiing skills. The trails at Nakkertok North are almost always quiet. The annual Nakkerloppet event in February is a great opportunity to discover these trails by making the North to South crossing.

Nakkertok South Trails Legend

Ice Storm Loop  
Sunrise Loop  
Jackrabbit Loop  
Suuronen/Mallory Loop  
Lower Lit loop  
Chute Charron  
Dirk's Dive  
Johannsenhus to Owl cabin Loop  
Perri's Way  
Warm-up Loop  
Beep Beep  
Horseman's Pass  
Pond Loops  
Pooch Loop  
Waterfall Trail  
The Jump and Dave's Den  
Morrall Loop  
Haycock Mine Loop  
#1 heading to North..  
@Owl Cabin  
NESSL-3Dirk's dive to Jackrabbit0.044
NESSL-4Jackrabbit Hill0.256
NESSL-6Play Park 
NESSL-7Finish Corridor0.093
NESSL-8Barn/Shed Corridor0.118
NESSL-9Stadium North0.115
NESSL-10Stadium South0.115

Nakkertok North Trails Legend

#1 - A,B,C,D,E,K  
#15 - parking lot to Z  
Beaver Valley Bridge  
#21 to X  
Phil's Folly + #19 K to X  
Bushman's Bend  
#13 - J,Y,G,F & Awesome Hill  
Thea's Way  
#1 - K to Q  
Tertiary: Backcountry  
#13 from D to N  
Specialty: Special events, upon Jackrabbit request  
Jackrabbit - NakNorth Field  


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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
Max -6°C. Min -15°C.

Temperature Trends



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.
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.
Sunny. High minus 6.
Friday night
Clear. Low minus 15.
Sunny. High minus 6.
Saturday night
Cloudy. Low minus 12.
Flurries. High minus 2.
Sunday night
Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 12.
A mix of sun and cloud. High minus 9.
Monday night
Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 17.
Cloudy with 60 percent chance of snow. High minus 7.