Banff National Park posted this birth announcement regarding the first bison calf to be born in Banff’s backcountry in over 140 years…
Update April 19: Story in the Crag and Canyon newspaper Grizzly pursues woman, dogs on Banff trail This was posted by Annette Young on Facebook… Completely shaken but safe, untouched and unharmed….
In mid-winter on cold snow, I can ski the Tyrwhitt loop at an average speed of 9 km/H on my waxable skis. Today, with waxless skis(zeros), on wet snow, I averaged 7.3
Thanks to Alf Skrastins for this photo of a lynx in the Sawmill area of Kananaskis Country. You can see the lynx tracks and more photos of Alf’s ski trip High Rockies Trail Sawmill-Blackshale Welcome to spring! In Calgary, it arrived today at 4:29 a.m.
-Skogan Pass below High Level junction. Photo by Ray Perrott- I didn’t ski today, so I’m posting some photos from Ray and Mary Perrott’s trip to Skogan Pass.
We haven’t had any reported sightings of the Pocaterra “Killer Grouse” this winter, so I was thrilled to see this guy yesterday on Lodgepole ski trail. We stood there for a few minutes, enthralled with his entertaining antics.
Thanks to Chuck for this report: With news that the Pipestone Loops were trackset yesterday, and word that the Bow Valley Wolf Pack is in the area, this was today’s choice. Sure enough, the wolves had just crossed the trail in front of us near the trailhead, heading east. At…
Hello Bob, We have been following your website for a couple of years now. Between your blog and Chic Scott’s book, “Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies”, we have explored many beautiful places on our light touring skis. With the fresh snowfall we decided to head up Chickadee Valley for…
I’ve got to give the wolves credit, they seem to have better trail etiquette than some people. In the photo above, I believe there were three wolves
(All the photos can be made much larger by clicking on them.) You know you’ve stumbled upon something pretty special when people ask if it’s for real.