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Nov 24 (5d, 2h) - Karl Saidla - Starting Point: P5, Trails Skied: Gatineau Pkwy , Champlain Pkwy, Glide Wax: n.a., Grip Wax: n.a.
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.
Latest News. . .
First Ski of The Year and Early Season Race Plans  -  Kyla Vanderzwet (2015/11/25)
There wasn't a lot of snow on the parkway, but we'll take what we can get. Racing is just around the corner!
2015 First Snowfall Contest Winners!  -  Ingrid Hagberg (2015/11/24)
We got snow this morning!
Another successful trip to La Forêt Montmorency  -  Megan McTavish (2015/11/20)
This past weekend XCOttawa headed six hours north east to La Forêt Montmorency for their annual 'early snow' training camp.
XC Chelsea Masters Winter Program Registration is Now Open!  -  XC Chelsea Masters (2015/11/18)
Note that programs tends to fill up quickly so don’t delay.
XC Ottawa Goes Trail Clearing at Nakertok North  -  Andre Marchand (2015/11/14)
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
King's Court Classic Rollerski Sprint  -  Sheila Kealey (2015/11/09)
This past weekend, Ottawa-Gatineau nordic ski clubs hosted the final event in the National Capital Region Time Trial Series, a classic sprint race. Read on for an account of the event pictures.
More News. . .
Ski and Snowshoe Fast is hiring!  -  Jennie Anderson (2015/11/04)
Gatineau Loppet 2016 Update – New Registration Procedure, Later Date, and FIS pointsts  -  Karl Saidla (2015/11/03)
2015 First Snowfall Contest Updates and Entries  -  Team XC Ottawa (2015/11/01)
Team Blizzard Discount 2016 Gatineau Park Ski Passes On Sale  -  Nancy Coke (2015/10/28)
Ankle Sprains  -  Kyla Vanderzwet (2015/10/13)
How to benefit the most from your intervals  -  Ingrid Hagberg (2015/10/10)
Summer Recap - Enjoying it close to home  -  Megan McTavish (2015/09/21)
6 Healthy Morning Meals: The Science Behind Breakfast  -  Sheila Kealey (2015/09/16)
New Possibilities with Transcollines Public Transit  -  Karl Saidla (2015/09/07)
Mechanic's Corner: 5 Tips to Keep your Bike in Tip Top Shape  -  Andre Marchand (2015/09/07)
Summer 2015 Racing Update  -  Kyla Vanderzwet (2015/08/17)
XC Ottawa Status Update  -  Ingrid Hagberg (2015/07/23)
XC Chelsea Masters Seeks Head Coach  -  XC Chelsea Masters (2015/07/21)
Early Season Update  -  Sheila Kealey (2015/07/03)
OWL Rafting Training Camp 2015  -  Ingrid Hagberg (2015/06/25)
The XC Ottawa & E-Load 2015 Ski Photo Challenge: WINNERS ANNOUNCED!  -  Andre Marchand (2015/03/29)
Eload Marathon Race Report: Nationals Distance Day 50km and 30km Skate day  -  Andre Marchand (2015/03/28)
Haywood National Championships 2015- Sprint Day  -  Katie McMahon (2015/03/19)
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