Halifax Nordic is now grooming 7 trails: Brunello, Dollar Lake, McDonald Sports ParkGraves-Oakley , Haliburton House (Windsor),  Oakfield Golf and Country Club and Paragon Golf Club (Kingston).   Please click on the trail for directions, details and maps for each trail. Below is an overview of the trails.

Trail

Trail Hashtag

Difficulty

Skate

Loop

KM

Brunello Golf Course

#BrunelloTrails

Snow Bowl –  B/I

Driving Range-B/I

Cart Paths-

Front Nine- I/A

**Back Nine – A

Skate/ *Classic

0.4

2

5

5

MacDonald Sports Park

#MSPTrails

B/I

Skate

7

Dollar Lake Provincial Park

#DollarTrails

A

Skate/

*Classic

10

Graves Oakley

#GOTrails

B/I

Skate

1

Haliburton House

#HaliburtonTrails

B/I

Skate/

*Classic

3

Oakfield Golf & Country Club

#OakfieldTrails

B/I

Skate/

*Classic

3

Paragon Golf Course

#ParagonTrails

B/I

Skate/

*Classic

3

B- Beginner       I- Intermediate      A- Advanced

*Classic groomed only when snow depth allows

** Brunello Cart Path on Back Nine rarely suitable for skiing due to high winds that blow snow off trail, advanced skiers only. 

It is important to make sure the trails are set before members ski, so please wait until our groomers post that the trails are open before heading out.   This will ensure that snow lasts a little bit longer on the trails and better conditions overall.  We have also invested in more trail signage this season and will be updating signage on new trails as we bring them on board and are familiar with grooming.   Please make sure you follow signage for directions, parking as well as any emergency information.  Skiing the wrong way on a trail could mean a collision with another skier, so please follow signage.

Our volunteer groomers as well as our members regularly post updates on our trail conditions on Twitter. Below are the most recent tweets, but for more details  please visit HfxNordic for past reports on conditions.Trail conditions can change from day to day, and we don’t groom every park every day. The best way to keep updated on trail conditions is to follow us on Twitter:  @HFXNordic. The groomers will use Twitter to report trail and grooming updates at all of the parks, so if you want to get the latest trail conditions, start following us, and Tweet to @HFXNordic to report trail conditions after you ski to let other members know. The latest tweets are below, but for more, check out @HFXNordic. We use the following trail #hashtags:

Dollar Lake:         #DollarTrails
Brunello:              #BrunelloTrails
MSP:                   #MSPTrails
Graves-Oakley:   #GOTrails
Haliburton House:   #HaliburtonTrails
Oakfield:    #OakfieldTrails
Paragon: #ParagonTrails
 

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2021 North Highlands Nordic Virtual Loppet | Mar 13+14
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The snowbowl at Brunello has been groomed and although there are a couple of bare spots, it is in good shape with a continuous loop around the outside and through the middle.😊 lessons should be no problem at all tomorrow. 🎿

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Dollar lake has been groomed with a loop into the campground. Conditions are very fast and should only be skied by advanced an expert skiers only. Use caution on the hills. 🎿

Membership at @HFXNordic has reached record high 800+ skiers. Programs offered 5 days / week. Lorenzo Caterini, discusses how skiing has become the "it sport" with Colleen Jones.

CBC NS
📽 https://bit.ly/3utgGmQ

HNSC - 7 TRAIL SYSTEMS, 40+ KM
ℹ https://halifaxnordic.ca/trails/

Awesome profile on CBC TV today about the huge growth of cross country skiing skiing in Nova Scotia this winter. Well done ⁦@HFXNordic⁩ and ⁦@CrossCountryNS⁩ . ⁦@NordiqCanada⁩. https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1864657987966

My story coming up at 6 on CBCTV -- cross country skiing is the hot sport-like cycling was in the spring-people are dusting off old gear. And the number of groomed trails has skyrocketed. Full story at 6
@HFXNordic @CrossCountryNS @Keppoch_Trails
@oakfieldgolf
@linksatbrunello

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