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Canmore Nordic Centre

December 14, 2017

Banff trail is now trackset for 1.1K at the Canmore Nordic Centre. I skied late this afternoon after the IPC World Cup races were over.  The race course had some interesting grooming configurations including one track

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Monday update: Yoho, Canmore, and owls

December 11, 2017
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The Kicking Horse Ski Club is making some headway with the trails in Yoho. This update was sent today by Marilyn:

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Mysteries in the snow

December 9, 2017

While adventuring off-track in the Elk Pass area, MaSid came across this fascinating imprint in the snow. His theory is that it was made by an owl while swooping down to catch a rabbit or other unfortunate creature.

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Thursday update incl Canmore Nordic Centre

December 7, 2017

Today’s Calgary Herald has a good article for beginner cross country skiers: All ages and abilities can find their glide with cross country skiing

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Canmore Nordic Centre

December 5, 2017
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I was happy to read this trip report from Bev: “This afternoon Canmore Nordic Centre groomed the section leading out from the lower parking access up Banff trail. This section had snow guns

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Notice re: Canmore Nordic Centre this weekend

November 30, 2017

If you were thinking of skiing at the Canmore Nordic centre this weekend, reconsider. I received this notice from Jim, president of the Canmore Nordic Ski Club:

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Skiing news Nov 29, 2017

November 29, 2017
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Canmore Nordic Centre: Conditions are great on the 2.5K of trail which are skiable. Peter even used wax on his classic skis

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Skiing update for Nov 28

November 28, 2017
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-Pipestone trails. Photo by Chuck.- A number of things to touch on today: Canmore Nordic Centre Bear on Elk Pass – Blueberry Hill First Pipestone report Grooming progress at Lake Louise 

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Sara gives it a thumbs up!

November 6, 2017
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I only stopped in to take a few photos but ran into Sara Renner and her husband Thomas Grandi as they were finishing their ski on the natural snow trails. Sara was so enthusiastic about the conditions

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Friday night update

October 27, 2017
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-Skiers from the Edmonton Nordic Ski Club were enjoying the conditions on Frozen Thunder- Frozen Thunder is holding up extremely well

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Lots of smiling faces at the opening of Frozen Thunder

October 21, 2017
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These photos will tell the story of the first day of skiing on Frozen Thunder at the Canmore Nordic Centre.

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Get ready for Frozen Thunder

October 20, 2017
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At 4 pm today, the Pisten-Bully was sitting silently on the biathlon range, waiting patiently for the trucks to finish dumping snow on one small section

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Filling in the blanks

October 19, 2017

The video below shows a truck dumping the final load to complete one of the Frozen Thunder trails. Frozen Thunder will be groomed and ready for skiing on Sat Oct. 21. Expectations are that we’ll have 2K of trails to ski on.

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Skiing starts this weekend on Frozen Thunder

October 16, 2017
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Your eyes don’t deceive you. The miraculous phenomenon known as Frozen Thunder is taking shape at the Canmore Nordic Centre.

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Frozen Thunder opens on Sat Oct 21

October 14, 2017
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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.

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This golf course ain’t for golfin’

June 15, 2017
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When I moved to Canmore in 2007, I remember hiking past the new, gazillion-dollar Three Sisters golf course as they were putting the finishing touches to it.

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Adventures along the Highline trail

June 4, 2017

The above video shows the beautiful, cascading secret waterfall which is about a 2-minute walk from the Highline trail.

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SkiNationals at Canmore Nordic Centre

March 16, 2017
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-Alec MacLean and Jessica Roach from Hardwood Hills ski club in Ontario were getting in some practice at Canmore Nordic Centre today-

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Canmore Nordic Centre

March 14, 2017
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Update: The CNC’s trail report has the following information re: closures for the Ski Nationals March 18 – 25: Closures will include Olympic, Centennial, King of Sweden, Osprey and parts of Meadowview and Coyote. 

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Family day at Canmore Nordic Centre

February 20, 2017
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-Mom Jennifer and daughter Peyton were enjoying the great conditions at the Canmore Nordic Centre- As Helen said on her trip report… “Bravo to all families introducing their children to this addicting sport.”

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