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2007/04/16 - Skiing Pictures
By:  Craig Storey   (2007/04/16)

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Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
Top of Fortune hill, the snow was deep and wet. Slow skiing, classic was about all you could do. The snow was too wet and heavy to have any hope of skating.

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
Megan and Karl setting out from P10.

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
Coverage was good. There was about 10-15cm at P10.

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
Tracks were wet with water coming up through the snow when compressed. Vauhti red + silver plus klister was gliding well. Karl and Megan were on waxless.

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
No grooming this time, but a few people had been out ahead of us to break trail.

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
We had no choice but to follow the "groomers" up Burma.

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
The classic tracks were filling themselves in the snow was so heavy with water.

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
Megan on the snow bridge along Burma.

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
Lots of great snow!

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
Here we met the "groomers" heading home after a job well done.

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
We decided to head up 28 to Ramparts Lookout.

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
It was a pretty good trudge up there, more fun heading back down!

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
Here's Victoria Beeston headed out for one last ski with Andrew.

Gatineau Park Skiing Conditions
Victoria Beeston, all smiles for one last ski of the season.

 
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