Trail Overview + Conditions

SCOTIA XC is now grooming 7 trails: Brunello XC, Oakfield XC, Paragon XC, Dollar Lake, McDonald Sports Park,  Graves-Oakley and  Haliburton House. Please click on the trail for directions, details and maps for each trail. Below is an overview of the trails.

TrailTrail HashtagDifficultySkateLoopKM
Brunello XC#BrunelloTrailsSnow Bowl –  B/I
Driving Range-B/I
Front Nine- I/A
Skate400m
(bowl)
800m
(range)
5km
(paths)
McDonald Sports Park#MSPTrailsB/ISkate7
Dollar Lake Provincial Park#DollarTrailsASkate/*Classic10
Graves Oakley#GOTrailsB/ISkate1
Haliburton House#HaliburtonTrailsB/ISkate/*Classic3
Oakfield XC#OakfieldTrailsB/ISkate/*Classic3
Paragon XC#ParagonTrailsB/ISkate/*Classic3

B- Beginner       I- Intermediate      A- Advanced

* Classic groomed only when snow depth allows

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 to ensure 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 SCOTIAXC 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:  @SCOTIAXC. 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 @SCOTIAXC to report trail conditions after you ski to let other members know.

Member generated reports can also be found here:

We use the following trail #hashtags:

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