Sorry I don't have any pictures for this first ski report of the year. If you want to classic ski on the grass shoulders of the parkway, you can. Skating won't work because your edges will punch through (the snow is of the light and fluffy variety). I used waxless (fish scale) skis and they worked pretty well. You can't really go fast because your skis will grab occasionally, but nobody who reads this website will accuse you of wasting your time if you head up the park today.
Nakertok North has an awesome network of ski trails but there is always trail work to do in order to maintain these fantastic trails. Recently XC Ottawa team members dawned their work boots to lend a hand trail clearing at Nakertok North to help get some