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Saturday, January 25th

The ski cabin will be closed this weekend for equipment loans. The track set areas throughout Ellenwood have become patchy and poor for skiing over the past few days of mild weather. The centre groomed strip may still offer some … Continue reading

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Monday, January 20th, 2020

Below zero temperatures and just enough new snowfall have improved ski conditions in all areas of the Park and Stephen has been out grooming – just for you! As long as the colder temperatures hold, the skiing will be GOOD … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 19th, 2020

The skiing conditions at the Park are not good today. The thin layer of skiable snow that we enjoyed yesterday thinned out even more with use. The new layer of snow that fell overnight is very wet – and today’s … Continue reading

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Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Friends of Ellenwood volunteers will be at the ski cabin today from noon until 4:00 lending x-country ski equipment and snowshoes on a first come, first served basis. The conditions are good all around the Park, but caution is advised … Continue reading

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Friday, January 17th, 2020

Stephen has been out grooming the trails at Ellenwood and has done the best he can. Despite all of the snow that’s fallen, much of it is sitting on ice-covered asphalt and it’s hard for the groomer to get traction … Continue reading

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Moonlight hike update…

We’re going to go ahead with tonight’s full moon hike as planned. Technically – the moon is full although we may not get much of a chance to see it. Check in with our FOEP volunteers at the Mood Road … Continue reading

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Thursday, January 9th

Stephen has reported that 2 inches of fresh snow fell at Ellenwood overnight and conditions for skiing throughout the park are good! Yesterdays’ reminders still apply… the park is (technically) still under construction, leaving a few uneven surfaces in the … Continue reading

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Wednesday, January 8th

Stephen has just finished grooming at Ellenwood and the entire park is groomed and track set for skiing! Use extra caution in the two camping loops due to a few bare patches and some uneven ground, but otherwise… GET OUT … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

The Friends of Ellenwood Park wish each and every one of you a very happy, peaceful and healthful New Year. Take time to engage with Nature and enjoy all that she has to offer. You won’t be disappointed!

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Ever hiked by the light of a full moon?

The Friends of Ellenwood Park invite you to join us for a leisurely stroll by moonlight on Friday, January 10th.  It’s a great opportunity for photographers or for those who just appreciate our beautiful, starry night skies.  We will meet … Continue reading

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