Perfect timing for Emerald Lake

by Bob Truman on March 8, 2017

in Emerald Lake, Yoho

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The Emerald Lake trails were being packed late this afternoon while I was skiing on them. Tracksetter Hans finished packing Tree Hugger, Horse trail, Alluvial Fan, and the trail across the lake. At 6:30 pm, as I finished skiing, Hans was attaching the tracksetter to trackset the same trails. Should be fabulous conditions in the morning although there’s 2 cm of snow in the forecast for tonight.

There’s at least 15 cm of new snow on the above trails, enough to cover the icy conditions which persisted since it rained here a couple weeks ago.

The air temperature was -4 and the snow was -7. The low tonight is predicted to be -20 and the high tomorrow -7. Could be a green wax ski tomorrow.

The Emerald Connector has about 5 cm of fresh snow over the recent tracksetting.

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1 Chris & Karl March 9, 2017 at 6:43 pm

Skiing everywhere has been amazing this last week! Cascade trail was excellent today too. Saw some fresh wolf tracks near the campground . Get out there before the snow deteriorates?.

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