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Trail Report 2020

A bit of a chilly wind today. The trails are in good winter shape. Getting matted down nicely. Looks like the weather is going to be nice for the next couple of weeks. Makes the winter that much shorter if we can avoid the -30C days!

 

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 Published: 29 December 2020
 Last Updated: 29 December 2020
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Dec. 23 2020
 
At least we didn't get the snow that was called for yesterday but for all the wind we had, the trails are not really in that bad a shape. The city started plowing the trail and then...stopped?. Oh well, such is life. Dress warm and keeps the walks short for the next couple of days.

 

 

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 Published: 24 December 2020
 Last Updated: 24 December 2020
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Dec. 21 2020
 
Lot's of snow on the way! Wednesday the wind and wind chill is to get up as well.

Many in southern Manitoba woke up to a thick layer of snow on Monday, the first official day of winter. And there's much more to come, according to Environment Canada.
https://www.cbc.ca/.../winter-snow-storm-manitoba-1.5849840
 

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 Published: 22 December 2020
 Last Updated: 24 December 2020
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Dec. 17 2020
 
Enjoy the nice weather while we have it. The wind is to pick up on Friday, yahoo! The trails are in fine winter shape for walking.

 

 

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 Published: 18 December 2020
 Last Updated: 18 December 2020
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Dec. 10 2020
 
Watch your step today. Avoid the trails if you can and stay to the Big Field. The ice from last night's rain is making everything dangerous to walk on. Even the parking lot is an adventure.

 

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 Published: 10 December 2020
 Last Updated: 10 December 2020
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Dec. 01 2020
 
What a great day for a walk. Warm, the sun is shinning. Enjoy!

 

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 Published: 01 December 2020

 
Nov. 30 2020
 
No place like home. The trails are in fine shape. It is supposed to be nice for the next little bit. A cold wind was blowing today.

 

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 Published: 30 November 2020
 Last Updated: 30 November 2020
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Nov. 20 2020
 
New fallen snow always makes for a nice walk. Lift up your feet though so you don't trip over the roots going down the trails. I'm just a say'n' (from experience) !!!!

 

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 Published: 21 November 2020
 Last Updated: 21 November 2020
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Nov. 14 2020
 
The trails are in fine shape. It is to get warm this week so please keep of the ice in the quarry. I've seen people have been on it and some snow cleared away for skating. It is not strong enough to support any weight on it.

 

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 Published: 16 November 2020
 Last Updated: 16 November 2020
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Nov. 03 2020
 
What a fantastic day! The trails are sloppy, that is to be expected. It's going to be warm the next couple of days so get out and enjoy it. Social distancing, not so much when it comes to treats for the dogs!

 

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 Published: 04 November 2020
 Last Updated: 04 November 2020
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Oct. 31 2020
 
Boo.... Happy Halloween all! Be careful walking down the trails today. They are very icy with the warmer air and the strong winds today. There are a few trees down along the trails. I don't expect a lot of kids tonight but be aware that this is a very stressful time for the dogs.

 

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 Published: 31 October 2020
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Oct. 16 2020
 
Well, we got our first shot of snow this morning! It shouldn't stick around to long, I hope! It sure was a great summer weather wise at least except for the wind it seemed. Trails are in great shape.

 

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 Published: 16 October 2020
 Last Updated: 31 October 2020
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Sept. 22 2020
 
What a fantastic fall day to go for a walk with all your friends. Enjoy it while you can.

 

 

 

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 Published: 22 September 2020

 
Sept. 07 2020
 
That was a heck of a wind storm yesterday! We went from +30' to a snow warning in a week! Life on the prairies keeps you hopping and guessing. I only saw a few downed trees on the trails  but the tent that has been put up for the gas line on Farmers Road has seen better days.

 

 

 

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 Published: 07 September 2020
 Last Updated: 07 September 2020
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Aug, 29 2020
 
The Golf Course trail has been filled in with wood chips after all this time. Still lots of flowers blooming along the trails. Starting to feel very fallish out there.

 

 

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 Published: 30 August 2020
 Last Updated: 30 August 2020
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Aug. 13 2020
 
Finally looks like we might get some rain today. It is so badly needed.

 

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 Published: 13 August 2020
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Aug. 11 2020
 
Great day to be out for a walk and a sit with your friends. Bit of a chill in the air this morning though. I've seen the geese moving into bigger flocks and the leaves turning a bit.

 

 

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 Published: 11 August 2020
 Last Updated: 11 August 2020
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Aug. 06 2020
 
The trails are in great shape but getting a bit over grown in the interior. The chewed up section of the Golf Course Trail won't be looked at until September.

 

 

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 Published: 07 August 2020
 Last Updated: 07 August 2020
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Aug. 03 2020
 
The trails are in fine shape with the lack of rain. We went down the Golf Course trail and the mosquitoes were not that bad at all. The wild plums are looking great.

 

 

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 Published: 03 August 2020
 Last Updated: 03 August 2020
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July 22 2020
 
I have been away for awhile so I have not been down the trails. I walked out to the small field and was eaten so we are out in the Big Field! There was a few muddy sections along the trail going out there. I saw yesterday that the City relocated the picnic table under the pine tress in the field. We are to be getting another one out there at some point. No word yet on the bathroom opening.

 

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 Published: 22 July 2020

 
June 22 2020
 
Soggy walking today after all the heavy rains we received this weekend. I found these happy souls on our walk.

 

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 Published: 22 June 2020
 Last Updated: 22 June 2020
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June 18 2020
 
The rain was much needed. The worst of the storm went all around us. The trails are going to be muddy for the next couple of days.

 

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 Published: 18 June 2020
 Last Updated: 18 June 2020
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June 15 2020
 
The Main trail in the center is dried up enough to walk through. Still a lot of standing water off the trail. The mosquitoes are loving that so be ready to move! What a wind today.

 

 

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 Published: 15 June 2020
 Last Updated: 15 June 2020
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June 12 2020
 
Looking good. We really need some rain though and it looks like we will get it all week. The wild plums are forming up and the Saskatoons are getting there!

 

 

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 Published: 14 June 2020
 Last Updated: 14 June 2020
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June 03 2020
 
All the trees are in full bloom. Looks like there is going to be a crop of Saskatoon's this year. We need a good steady rain though. I'm afraid we are going to get everything in one shot, but maybe not with the Red River Ex not operating this year! The middle main trail is the only bad trail.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Published: 03 June 2020
 Last Updated: 03 June 2020
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May 27 2020
 
The fluff is rain down on the trails. It looks so eerie walking through it until you get a nose full! Slowly drying up in the middle.

 

 

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 Published: 27 May 2020
 Last Updated: 27 May 2020
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May 22 2020
 
A little bit of rain and everything in greening up nicely. The Saskatoon bushes are in bloom and the smell of the Cottonwoods is starting to fill the air. The inside middle trails are still water logged so plan your route.

 

 

 

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 Published: 22 May 2020

 
May 15 2020
 
The rain is a welcome sign but I'm afraid that it didn't do much for the trails though. They are still pretty muddy. There is a tree down across the Rabbit and Hawthorn trail intersection near the opening to the big field.

 

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 Published: 15 May 2020
 Last Updated: 15 May 2020
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Apr. 26 2020 Crocus
 
Hi all, the Prairie Crocus are blooming along the trails again. A little warm air and they popped right up. Trails are getting better. Just in the middle areas are they still mucky. 

 

 

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 Published: 26 April 2020
 Last Updated: 26 April 2020
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Apr. 18 2020 Sign
 
The City has put up a social distancing sign in the Farmers Rd. parking lot area. Stay safe people but enjoy the walk. Trails are getting better slowly, .... very slowly!

 

 

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 Published: 21 April 2020
 Last Updated: 21 April 2020
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Apr. 10 2020
 
The snow is almost gone but the trails are water covered and mud from one end to the other! Stay out to the Big field if you are walking.

 

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 Published: 12 April 2020
 Last Updated: 12 April 2020
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Apr. 04 / 20
 
Hi all, the road in is fine and the parking lots are not to bad. The trails are being matted down so walking is not to bad. The frozen puddles are dangerous. We don't want any cut paws! Hopefully this is the last of it but don't hold your breath.

 

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 Published: 04 April 2020
 Last Updated: 04 April 2020
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Apr. 02 - 03 / 20
 
Sort of makes you want to pull a blanket over your head and hide doesn't it! Walk safe, remember that there is still a lot of water under all that snow. It is to warm up again this weekend.

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 Published: 04 April 2020
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Mar. 25 2020
 
Hi all. Just a quick reminder to keep clear of the quarry area. The ice is getting very thin this time of the year. Also watch your footing going down the trails. Very,very slippery! We don't need any torn ligaments.

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 Published: 26 March 2020

 
Mar. 24 2020
 
It is great to see everything melting. The trails are in rough shape walking wise. There is a lot of ice and melt water so be very careful walking. The Big field will be opening up soon. Time to break out the towels and rubber boots.

 

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 Published: 24 March 2020
 Last Updated: 24 March 2020
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Mar. 22 2020
 
The Golf Course trail has been cleaned up. No more Himalayas!

 

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 Published: 24 March 2020
 Last Updated: 24 March 2020
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Mar. 06 2020
 
Ok that was a fun filled adventure. The City has cleaned up the trails but the Golf Course trail has blown right back in. The roads outside the city are a mess so drive very carefully.

 

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 Published: 07 March 2020
 Last Updated: 07 March 2020
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Mar. 05 2020
 
The winds have really picked up today and the snow was starting to come down.  We kept mostly to the inside trails.

 

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 Published: 07 March 2020
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Mar. 01 2020
 
Still trying to decide if March is coming in like a lion or not. It was raining this morning at around 5 ish. Then the sun was our for the morning walk and then it wasn't. and the wind got up. So, your guess is as good as mine! The trails are in fine shape but will be getting very icy and hard to walk on as it gets warmer.

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 Published: 01 March 2020
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Feb. 21 2020
 
Finally a day that feels like the Bonspeil Thaw! Sun was shining, the air was warm, and no cold wind to speak of. The City has cleaned up the Golf Course Trail this week.

 

 

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 Published: 21 February 2020
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Feb. 15 2020
 
All right enough with the cold winds already! The Golf Course trail was blown in at the open section so we stayed to the Main Trail and Ridge trail. They were both fine. The City has cleaned out a few trails making much easier for walking.

 

 

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 Published: 16 February 2020

 
Jan. 28 2020
 
What a postcard kind of day today was. The City  has cleaned up a couple of trails which makes walking a lot easier. All had a good play today!

 

 

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 Published: 29 January 2020
 Last Updated: 29 January 2020
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Jan. 19 2020
 
Well that was a fun filed couple of days! Not as bad as St. John's  but still. The roads in are fine, the north parking lot is in good shape , the west is blown in a tad. The trails are in not to bad shape at all. Fine for walking on.

 

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 Published: 19 January 2020
 Last Updated: 19 January 2020
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Jan. 09 2020
 
That could have been a lot worse. The trails are matted down so walking is not a problem. It is very cold for the dogs to walk on so keep the walks short.

 

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 Published: 11 January 2020
 Last Updated: 11 January 2020
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Jan. 05 2020
 
That was a gusty morning. Things were not that bad, road and trail wise. It is to get colder for the rest of the week. Oh well, it is January on the prairies. And Canada wins gold at the juniors! 

 

 

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 Published: 05 January 2020
 Last Updated: 05 January 2020
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