Santa delivers wonderful conditions on Redearth Creek

December 25, 2017
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I had reached my turnaround point. The return trip is mostly downhill and fast, so I was changing jackets, adding a toque, buff, and mitts, when Santa came skiing

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Caption this photo of the Redearth Creek avalanche

April 2, 2017

Chuck took this photo today of Jeannette staring at the wall of snow which is blocking her path on Redearth Creek. My caption would be… ….and dinner is waiting for me at Shadow Lake Lodge!

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Emerald Lake avalanche update

March 21, 2017

This photo which I took on March 9 shows the avalanche path but not the recent avalanche. This update is from the Kicking Horse Ski Club: The slide path got dropped on Sunday! We have up to 30’ of snow & debris blocking the summer walking trail. It did reach out onto the lake ice […]

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Avalanche on Redearth Creek

March 17, 2017

No sooner were Hugh and Pete commenting about avalanche danger on Lake O’Hara fire road, and I received a photo and a report re Redearth Creek. It’s very unusual to experience an avalanche on a groomed xc ski trail, but Redearth Creek is one trail where they do occur,

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One killed in Black Prince avalanche

February 14, 2015

“A man in his 30’s was killed as a result of trauma that happened going through the trees. He was pronounced dead at the scene.”

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Spray Valley updates

November 22, 2012
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Wishing the bear family a safe journey into hibernation Kananaskis Public Safety(KPS) reports the Black Prince area is closed until further notice due to a denning grizzly bear and her 3 cubs. All access restricted.

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Tyrwhitt avalanche

April 14, 2012
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“Trees up to 14 in thick were broken off and tossed like matchsticks…” We don’t usually see avalanches on the trackset trails in Kananaskis. Kananaskis Public Safety has

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