Gatineau Loppet Results

Daniel Murray and Ian Murray represented North Highlands Nordic Ski Club in the Gatineau Loppet in Gatineau, Quebec on February 18th and 19th. Daniel ranked 1st in a 27km skate race out of 170 men, with an official time of 01:16:48.2. In the 51km classic race, Daniel ranked 18th out of 384 men. Ian Murray ranked 4th in the 51km classic raceout of 384 men, with an official time of 02:23:30.5. In the 51km skate race, Ian ranked 2nd out of 273 men.

The Gatineau Loppet was two beautiful, sunny days of skiing with 1000s of skiers at all levels from all over the world competing on the gorgeous trails of Gatineau Park. Joining in from Nova Scotia were Mark Campbell, John Cameron, Pierre Roy, Paul Newton, Dan McNeil and Susan McClure – cheered on by Colin Ward, Fiona and Maggie McClure – saving their racing legs for races this coming weekend.

Congratulations Daniel Murray & Ian Muray!

Daniel Murray

Daniel Murray

Ian Murray & Danie Murray

Ian Murray & Danie Murray

On the Podium!

On the Podium!

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Info: Cross Country Ski Loppet 2017 & Registration

North Highlands Nordic invites all cross country skiers to participate in the Annual Cross Country Ski Loppet on Sunday, March 12th.  There are short and long distances to choose from, and skiers can choose to skate or classic.  The pace is also the choice of the skier. A chili meal and desserts and chance at draw prizes are included in the registration fee.  For more info go to or phone North Highlands Nordic at 902-383-2479.


Cross Country Ski Loppet Registration Form 2017

Other Loppet Info:

Registration fees includes chili and chance at draw prizes:

$30.00 for adults

$20.00 for students

Season pass holders:

$20.00 for adults

$10.00 for students

 $40.00 max per family who have skiers in youth programs

 $5.00 for preschoolers for cookie race –does not include chili or rentals

$5.00 for elementary school and pre school children


5.5 km, 11 km, 21km

 Registration before 10am

Loppet time 11am

 Meal noon until closing $10.00 for non participants


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NHN Trail Report: February 22nd, 2017

Following is the trail report for Wednesday at North Highlands Nordic in Cape North. Ski trails will be groomed for both classic and skate skiing as soon as the temperature drops below zero degrees. There is a 70 cm base of snow down in the trails. Trails are in fantastic condition! For further information regarding weather and trail updates, please contact, 902-383-2479. See you soon!

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Daniel and Ian at Gatineau


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Gatineau Loppet

Daniel Murray and Ian Murray will be representing North Highlands Nordic Ski Club this weekend, as they compete in the Gatineau Loppet, in Gatineau, Quebec. A show of support to the guys would be greatly appreciated by way of “North Highlands Nordic,” Facebook page or e-mail, Race results and additional information can be viewed at All the best to Daniel Murray and Ian Murray!

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