Polar wax day

Jan 14, 2020 Tomorrow’s high in Calgary is predicted to be -30°C, so Chip took advantage of the balmier -27°C temperature and skied today at Confederation golf course.  Here’s Chip’s report… “On arrival at 2:15, the car’s thermometer read “Go Home”. I ignored it. After 75 minutes, I was ready…

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Shaganappi golf course

Shaganappi’s upper trails have been roller packed. I received the following update from Linda at Shaganappi Nordic Operations: Nov 30 9:30pm: Upper trails at Shaganappi are roller packed for skate skiing. Fencing and maps are not up, ski with care.  Skiing is variable with marginal conditions and bare spots in…

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Confederation golf course

Nov 28, 2019 @ 5 pm I was in the neighbourhood this afternoon so I stopped by Confed to see what the conditions were like. Claudette and Deb were just finishing their ski and said it was pretty good.  Confed has been roll-packed and Deb said it looked like there…

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Sunday night update

I didn’t ski today, but went for a walk with Tessa at Bowness Park where other people were skiing.   It appears the trails were trackset before the recent snowfall and coverage looked very good.  Skiing in open areas is pleasant

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Wednesday morning update

Alf Skrastins submitted the above photo. Can you spot the two deer? Snow on the way All the weather forecasts are predicting a significant amount of snowfall starting on Thursday night. Windy.com is forecasting 12.6 cm

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