Skiing / Snowshoeing


Cross Country Skiing in Ottawa / Gatineau

We’ve asked around and found out where Trailhead Staff heads XC skiing (Nordic). With fresh snow on the ground it’s the perfect time to explore some new trails.

Introduction to Cross-Country Skis

So you’re looking for some cross-country skis? This first time buyers guide aims to help you find the perfect skis to get outside and have some fun! There are many types of cross-country skis, each of them geared to a specific type of skiing. The three types are; classic skiing, backcountry skiing, and skate skiing…. Read More

New Gatineau Park Ski Condition Map

If you are planning a day out on one of Gatineau Park’s many ski trails then we have some good news. Getting information on trail conditions has never been easier thanks to the NCC’s new interactive trail map! Weather you are planning on strapping on classic, backcountry, or skate skis this map will have you planning a… Read More

Ottawa / Gatineau Ski Trails

We’ve asked around and found out where Trailhead Staff heads XC skiing (Nordic). With fresh snow on the ground it’s the perfect time to explore some new trails.

Cross Country Ski Waxing

Preparing New Skis Waxless Ski Cleaning Waxless Ski Maitenance Removing Hard and Soft Wax Removing Klister Applying Hard Glide Wax Applying Liquid Glide Wax