A number of cross country ski trails are being groomed by various individuals and organizations on the Assiniboine River.
The most well known is The Forks’ River Trail that runs parallel to the skating trail on the south side of the Assiniboine River and sometimes also on the Red River.
A post on the A Cross Country Ski Club Facebook group on Friday evening says:
The good people from Bourkevale CC were out grooming the ski trail between Assiniboine Park and Waverley/Aubrey! Fresh groom for Saturday morning. Add they’ve made it a double track.
The ski trails from Hugo to the Forks are freshly groomed, all nice and cleaned up after the blizzard. The ice was cleared and zambonied as well! Very impressed!
From Peter Ives on Friday:
This isn’t a report about the actual Nestaway River Trail, but Bourkevale Community Centre has groomed a trail from the RA Stein Community Centre westward to Assiniboine Park, about 5 or 6 km. I skied it this morning and most of it was great. I was told that The Forks plans to connect their trail to this one this…[Read more]