Bert Graef

  • Bert Graef posted an update in the group Group logo of Birds Hill Provincial ParkBirds Hill Provincial Park 1 month ago

    Trails have all been groomed and are in good shape.. GUR is fully groomed for skate skiing.

  • Bert Graef posted an update in the group Group logo of Assiniboine ParkAssiniboine Park 1 month, 1 week ago

    There are groomed classic and skate trails in the field between the footbridge and Pavilion. Park off the drive near the footbridge and trudge south about 25 feet through foot deep prints to get to them. They are not easily visible from the road.

  • Trails are fine. Lime Kiln has been groomed. Skating path is ungroomed 🙁 . Dont know why this wasnt groomed. If enough skaters would come out and pack the 2-3 inches of snow down , would probably be ok, but not counting on that anymore,as in past seasons. Restaurant was open to public. Only a few skiers out today.

    • Lots of snow this past week, very frigid temps, many windy days => lots of blowing snow => it made sense to wait until Friday to groom for the extra long weekend. With everything else that had to be done in the park on the Friday before an extra long weekend, perhaps there wasn’t enough time, or perhaps it’s unlikely many people would choose to…[Read more]

  • Saturday 4-630PM. The west bluestem trail is still in very good shape and well defined and fast . Only slightly glazed with the odd bare patch and still easily avoidable . East bluestem is ok also, but west is the fastest. Used a bit of sticky wax and skating poles to double pole half the time. Lots of traffic on the main road, but Chickadee lot…[Read more]