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  • Still NOT OPEN but as promised, our scenario plan and Covid protocol is posted on our Covid webpage:
    Stay safe and be well everyone!

  • Gary posted an update in the group Group logo of Portage la PrairiePortage la Prairie 3 hours, 48 minutes ago

    Crescent Lake is suitable for skiing. The little bit of snow that we have had and the slight melting and freezing has left the surface of the lake with a nice even layer of snow. Just leave just enough texture for skate or classic. If you’re starting from the Island Park causway there’s about 6 km of lake either direction.

    There is not enough…[Read more]

  • Hello ski friends, we miss you! We need a lot more snow before we start skiing here. Will we open this winter? It’s complicated. We will groom ski trails so long as cross country skiing remains an allowable activity as per the current Public Health Order. We have a Covid Protocol in place for the Nordic Centre. We cannot open the building or…[Read more]

  • Good news from Cranberry Portage. CPHSTA members have taken advantage of the 45 cm. snowstorm from 1 week ago to prepare the trails for skiing. This is the earliest ever for the forested trails.
    Those in the neighbourhood can try the hilly intermediate level Athapap North trail across from the Park Office. Drive down Main [Portage Rd] , cross the…[Read more]

  • Gary posted an update in the group Group logo of Portage la PrairiePortage la Prairie 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    Portage Junkyard Dogs will be grooming trails at the Portage Golf Course this winter. Typically there are about 4 or 5 trail loops that are made that add up to about 6 km of trail. I will be posting updates here of trail conditions.

  • I went for a walk in the park Nov2,2020 on the outgoing Bluestem ski trail. I saw the remnants of a skier track done after the recent snow. Congratulations to the hardcore enthusiast who made them!

  • From Pam Little on Saturday October 24:
    We are waiting for snow on the east side of Riding Mountain National Park. Dead Ox Trailblazers are members of the Riding Mountain Trail Stewards who organize the volunteer grooming of trails in RMNP.
    Dead Ox Trailblazers volunteer to regularly groom the following trails in RMNP:
    Oak Ridge, Scott Creek,…[Read more]