The Dead Ox Trailblazers is made up of outdoor enthusiasts from the east side of the Riding Mountain National Park area. Some of us ski the trails in RMNP all week.
We also have set tracks at the McCreary Golf & Country Club located just outside the park on the Agassiz road (follow the highway signs on #5 to Mount Agassiz). The clubhouse is beautiful and open between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM every Sunday to warm up and meet friends. We have 3K of single track with several loops to ski on the golf course. We have a good supply of ski equipment for use by club members. The golf course provides good access to the Oak Ridge Trail in RMNP. Stop in to warm up before or after your ski.
Figured yesterday would be a day for klister, given the icy conditions elsewhere and the warm temps and rain on the drive up. But ended up using polar wax, thanks to a dropping thermometer and a thin skim of fresh-fallen snow (which became a medium skim, by the time we left). Conditions exceeded expectations.
The base has become somewhat icy and…[Read more]
We are experiencing beautiful ski days out here on the east side of RMNP and on our golf course. Only a sciff of new snow since Christmas but the tracks are still in good condition. If you are coming to ski here consider making a day of it and go beyond Oak Ridge to the Agassiz Recreation area which is the former Agassiz Ski Hill where you will…[Read more]
Oak Ridge Trail (rated Blue) and Lower Bald Hill trail (rated Green) are groomed and track set. Both trails are in excellent condition after our first real taste of winter. Sort of instant winter here on the eats side of RMNP with up to 55 cm of snow. You can easily do both these trails as a day trip from Wasagaming, Neepawa and Dauphin area. .