Spruce Woods Provincial Park

  • From Bob Walberg:
    Feb. 18. Cree Trail tracks are in rough shape. Animals, hikers, and snowshoers ruined most of the tracks. Snowshoers walked over both tracks from the shortcut intersection along the long route to Cabin 2. After 100 m or so of nothing but snowshoe prints, I turned back and took the shortcut to Cabin 2. The Assiniboine Trail…[Read more]

  • Skied the Epinette Creek and Newfoundland trails into Jackfish cabin for Saturday night, and out again this morning. They were groomed Thursday and conditions were very good! Then it snowed a bunch, so it’s a bit more work now.

  • The previous trail conditions report was written on Saturday evening. Southern Manitoba received 5+ cm of snow on Sunday.
    Manitoba Parks typically re-grooms most parks on Thursdays and publishes their trail conditions report on Thursday afternoon. The January 24 report has disappeared because of a web issue according to their Parks Interpretation…[Read more]

  • Great snow conditions at Yellow Quill. Skied 25 km. Bright sun. Little glide due to cold temperatures. An ambulance of animal tracks. Thanks for the grooming, warming hut, wood and axe.

  • There is a special place in hell for hikers who walk directly in ski tracks, and one of its denizens tore up the entire outbound leg of the Sleeping Wolf trail. The Parks staff has generously packed the trails about ten feet wide to allow for multi-use, but this evil-doer still trod right in the grooves. However, snowshoers and fat bikers had…[Read more]