Green Loop Trail
The Pembroke Cross-country Ski Club maintains the Forest Lea Cross-country Ski Trails in the winter. There are 19 km of skating trails and 14 km of classical trails suitable for all abilities. The trail layout is based on a "stacked loop concept" consisting of 4 trail segments. These segments are identified by coloured trail markers.
The stacked loop arrangement provides the skier with a variety of travel distances and terrain conditions. By travelling the outermost loop, the trails pass through a wide variety of terrain and vegetation cover for a total distance of 11.1 km. Several of the trails are set for both classical and skate skiing. During the winter season the trails are for the strict use of cross-country skiing. The trails are on Crown land and are accessible for biking and hiking during the other seasons of the year.
The Green loop is designed for the beginner. The trail begins at the parking lot and travels through a variety of forest types for 3.3 km, returning to the parking lot. The terrain is gently rolling or flat, except for one good hill. The trail also provides the novice skier with a number of short uphill climbs.
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