The trucks will descend upon the Canmore Nordic Centre next week to “deliver” Frozen Thunder. We can expect about 2K of ski trails on opening day, Sat Oct 21.
Frozen Thunder attracts skiers from all over North America and if the past is any indication, we’ll see teams from Alberta, B.C., Saskatchewan, Ontario and skiing hotspots in the U.S. such as Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and New Hampshire.
Frozen Thunder is geared more towards racers and training, and was originally intended to give the national team skiers a headstart on the season. The track is reserved for training from 7 a.m. to noon on weekdays, but otherwise, the public is welcome including all day on Saturdays and Sundays.
A day pass or “Early Season Pass” is required to ski Frozen Thunder prior to November 19. A Canmore Nordic Centre season pass does not allow you to ski on Frozen Thunder.
Individual season passes for the Canmore Nordic Centre are 10% off until Oct 31, and can be purchased online.
Below are photos from last year’s Frozen Thunder.