Kanata Nordic doesn't currently have xc skiing or snowshoe equipment for rent. We hope to in the future. In the meantime, we can recommend the following knowledgeable retailers. We suggest you call ahead to determine availability.
Fresh Air Experience (xc ski gear)
MEC (xc ski gear and snowshoes)
Kunstadt Sports (xc ski gear)
Trails are groomed 3 times per week by volunteer groomers. Tracksetting occurs after each significant snowfall and just prior to Saturday lessons (usually January through March). Trail conditions will vary depending on snowfall and snow conditions.
TRAIL 2 - Our access from P3 to the Campground trails ( Trails 3-12) is open for backcountry skiing but not groomed as the pond is not yet frozen.
PLEASE WALK AROUND THE POND.
Trails 100-107 are groomed with trackset. There are some wet areas on 106 and the West section of 101.
The sprint course is skate groomed.
Trans Canada Trail is groomed and trackset.
The trails 1,3,4,6,7,8,9 and portions of 12 should be groomed by tonight.
Lower ( Blue) 12 will be rolled but not enough ...
At 401 Corkstown, all trails rolled at least twice, sometimes 3 times. TCT rolled once. Training area west of WCParks parking rolled once. Training area between lit ring and entrance road rolled once. JR/BR trails rolled at least twice. Rolled trails are packed but a bit uneven in places, good for both skating and classic, we will follow up with the groomer shortly.
There is currently no connecting trail to campground at 411 Corkstown, trail 2 is blocked by a pond. Access from P3, probably ...
Currently all of our trails are closed for skiing due to no snow coverage. We look forward to more snow soon!