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Cycling - Sentier du Parc de la Gatineau

by Shane Séguin

It was a beautiful Sunday morning. Wanting to change things up a bit from our usual weekend routine of kayaking or hiking, we decided to go cycling. As we live in the Plateau sector of Gatineau, it is unbelievably easy to bike in minutes to Gatineau Park. Entering Gatineau Park from the pathway entrance just across from Tim Horton's on St. Raymond, we headed towards the Pioneers trail and the Gatineau Park Welcome Centre, located at P3. From here, heading…

Hiking - Beaver Trail in the Ottawa Greenbelt

by Shane Séguin

Having visited this trail network in the late winter to snowshoe, we were curious to experience it in the summer without snow. Located in the Stony Swamp area of the Ottawa Greenbelt, the Beaver trail goes into a swampy marsh area, with a short walkway built over top. I love trails with features like this: This area is only a 15-minute drive from Bayshore Shopping Centre and is a relatively easy trail to discover, with nothing difficult or presenting much…

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Comments

Leslie McLaughlin posted a comment in Sommet Saint-Sauveur - April 18, 2022
Matteo C to me this is a marketing issue. Edelweiss or Camp Fortune for instance could blow snow on a run to keep it going like MSS does, for example it would be great to see Skyline running into late season. But I find there is never really enough p...
Leslie McLaughlin posted a comment in Sommet Saint-Sauveur - April 18, 2022
@Shane Séguin­ you definitely picked a fantastic day to be there. I was there that day as well but only for the last hour due to work. Still a few more weekends to go, and they've extended the closing date!
Shane Séguin posted a comment in Sommet Saint-Sauveur - April 18, 2022
They make extra snow later in the season for 70 Ouest, and sometimes Nordique. 70 Ouest is the first to open and the last to close each year. They have permanent snowguns all along the trail from top to bottom and spaced as tightly as they are allowe...

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