Regular GNS Hours

Monday11 am to 5 pmTuesdayCLOSEDWednesdayCLOSEDThursday11 am to 6 pmFriday11 am to 5 pmSaturday12 to 5 pmSundayCLOSEDAs of January 11, 2021

Gatineau Nordique Sport Newsletter, June 2020

The Johannsen-Boss crew: Adrian, Gwen and the newest addition, James born in January! OPEN      😊😊😊 As of June 8, 2020,  I am open for business. I will be available with a reservation. I will adhere to the guidelines that are being used...

Temporary Closure

From Saturday, March 14 until  Tuesday, March 17,  St, Patrick’s day, I will be closed. At that time, taking into account what is going on where I live,  I will re-assess the situation and keep you posted. Take care, Wayne

Stone Grinding/Waxing for the Gatineau Loppet 2020

Again this year, I will be grinding classic and skate skis for the loppet. I will be waxing skis for the skate races on Sunday. I will grind skis on Wednesday, Feb. 12 and after that on demand up to and including Saturday, Feb. 15. You can bring skis to Wakefield at...

GNS Newsletter, January 2020

Cleaning Skins See the video to your right. ​As illustrated in the video, I prefer to use a wax remover to clean the skins. Immediately after cleaning, I use 99% isopropyl alcohol to remove the residue. After cleaning, let the skins dry for at least 1 hour before you...

Holiday Hours

I will be closed from Sunday, December 22 to Wednesday, January 1. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Years      

GNS Newsletter, October 2019

Stone Grinding There are those who believe that it is better to apply certain topper waxes directly onto the bases of skis that have no base wax.  With regards to this and with help from other people, I have been testing and will continue to do so.  At this...

Stone Grinding for the Canadian Nationals 2019

From  Wednesday, March 6 to Wednesday, March 20 inclusive, I am prepared to grind skis on demand  for athletes who are attending the Nationals at Nakkertok.   If you would like me to  grind skis, please contact me and we will make the necessary arrangements.  I will...

Stone Grinding for the Gatineau Loppet

Grind of your choice, saturate the bases, harden the bases with a hard green LF wax, scrape and polish the bases:  COST: $100 I will apply a HF glide wax of the day for an extra $20. Recommended grinds for the Loppet: The best all-round grinds are...