The basic difference is that quiet can mean little or no noise, but silent means ZERO noise. If you describe somebody as quiet, it means that person doesn't talk very much. People can also talk quietly (with a very low volume) but itís impossible to talk silently!
Groomed trail skiing occurs at facilities, such as Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort and Gatineau Park, Quebec, where trails are laid out and groomed for both classic and skate skiing. Such grooming and track setting (for classic technique) requires specialized equipment and techniques that adapt to the condition of the snow. Trail preparation employs snow machines that tow snow compaction, texturing and track setting devices. Groomers must adapt such equipment to the condition of the snow