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Snow conditions for Sunday, Jan. 16th

There wasn’t enough of a snow base to allow for grooming or track setting this morning – thanks to the high wind yesterday. Snow has piled up in some places and scoured the ground bare in spots with patchy ice … Continue reading

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Snow conditions for Saturday, January 8th

Despite how much snow may be in your driveway this morning, there’s only about 5 cm on the ground at Ellenwood and the slightly higher temperature of the underlying pavement means that grooming has not been possible… BUT… The good … Continue reading

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May your days be merry and bright…

The Friends of Ellenwood Park would like to wish each and every one of you the happiest of holidays with those you love, near or far. Keep safe and take care of each other. See you in the New Year! … Continue reading

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December 20th snow update…

Stephen managed to coax our temperamental skidoo into running again (at least for now) and the trails all around the park have been groomed with ski tracks set on the main road in. The conditions are good, but be aware … Continue reading

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December 19th snow conditions

It’s heavy snow and a bit sticky but there’s plenty of it and more is on the way! The snow mobile is being temperamental today and grooming the trails may be postponed (or not possible) but Ellenwood is still a … Continue reading

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December 10th XC ski conditions update…

Larry was out there with the groomer again today and has reported better conditions than yesterday. Due to colder temperatures the sticky spots have improved but there are still some rough patches to be on the lookout for. Enjoy the … Continue reading

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Ski conditions Dec. 9th-10th

Larry was out with the roller this morning compacting the snow around the park. If conditions hold, he will be back at it tomorrow to set tracks. Lots of folks were out taking advantage of our first real snowfall, but … Continue reading

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Event Cancellation – Nov. 19th

The Moonlight Hike that was scheduled for Friday, November 19th at Ellenwood Park is cancelled. Sorry! We hope that we’ll be able to hold this event on another night when conditions are right.

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Long time no ski!

Hello there! Remember us? It’s been a long time indeed, but the Friends of Ellenwood Park are already preparing to get folks back on skis this winter. Once again we’ll be grooming the trails and setting tracks around the park … Continue reading

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In need of helping hands…

The Friends of Ellenwood Park would like to extend an invitation to those of you who love the Park and what we do to join us. In fact, we’re recruiting! We rely on our team of volunteers to keep on … Continue reading

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