• Esther MacKinlay posted an update in the group Group logo of Riding Mountain National ParkRiding Mountain National Park 10 months, 3 weeks ago

    We skied the Grey Owl trail on the afternoon of Jan 6. Despite the RM trail report classifying the trail in poor condition, we were pleasantly surprised. Likely the first km was definitely in poor condition and necessitated stepping out of the tracks a lot to avoid numerous debris. The trail has seen a lot of foot traffic up until the first cabin at about 3 km, but the classic track was still pretty firm. The last five km to Grey Owl cabin were in good condition. Only a couple of obvious thin spots which necessitated stepping out of the tracks. Beautiful frosted trees made for a winter wonderland ski. Fast flowing tracks.