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Canmore Nordic Centre opens on Saturday

November 14, 2018

This was posted on Facebook by CNC:  The official beginning of the regular season is this Saturday, November 17th! The projection is that a few more trails will be open for Saturday, such as half of the Stadium and a connection to Frozen Thunder from the Stadium. Frozen Thunder will be open to the public […]

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Wednesday night update

November 7, 2018
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Thanks to Mary Perrott and Chuck for making my job easier. Check the Trip reports for their updates on Moraine Lake road and the Great Divide.

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Frozen Thunder update

November 1, 2018
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Pretty nice conditions on Frozen Thunder considering all the warm weather we’ve had. Peter was having success with his skin skis and described the snow

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Frozen Thunder is open for skiing

October 20, 2018
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Arriving at 11 a.m, I couldn’t find a parking spot. Lucklily, someone had already finished their two hours of skiing and created a space for me. 

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Frozen Thunder making progress

October 18, 2018

Thanks to Biathlon Alberta for this video: Frozen Thunder will be open for public skiing on Sat Oct 20 at 9 a.m. Read more 

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Skiing starts this weekend in Canmore

October 16, 2018

Frozen Thunder has faithfully returned to the Canmore Nordic Centre for the tenth consecutive year. It will be open for public skiing on Sat Oct 20 at 9 a.m.

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Canmore Nordic Centre

April 6, 2018
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-Bella and mom Stephanie were heading for the warming hut.- Thanks for all the trip reports. Amazing conditions everywhere and Mt Shark was, according to Gwen, “like winning the lottery!”

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Canmore Nordic Centre

March 17, 2018
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This is a good time of year to re-visit the pros and cons of waxless skis so I’ve added a section at the end of this post which gives my thoughts but I welcome

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Fabulous conditions at Canmore Nordic Centre

February 23, 2018
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As I was driving back to Canmore from Calgary this afternoon, the wind was fierce on the Trans Canada with lots of drifting snow. A wind warning was issued

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Beautiful conditions for family day

February 19, 2018
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It’s a great ski season when you can go to any of 15 different locations and have excellent conditions. I chose to take the eight-minute drive to Canmore Nordic Centre and enjoyed fantastic skiing.

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Canmore Nordic Centre

February 4, 2018
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-Seb, Zoey and dad Graham at the Canmore Nordic Centre- The air temperature at CNC at 2:30 pm was -13°C, and the snow was -11. There was no wind

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Canmore Nordic Centre

January 26, 2018
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Update: The CNC trail report indicates “Live Grooming currently not working or updating!” So don’t go by the dates on the Live Grooming  site.  Nice to see

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Canmore Nordic Centre

January 17, 2018
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Update Thurs Jan 18 at 10 a.m from CNC: All Ski trails have ice from last nights freezing rain. Please use caution on Natural snow Trails

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Busy day at Canmore Nordic Centre

December 28, 2017
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After seeing few skiers on the trails during this cold spell, it was nice to see the big crowd at the nordic centre today.

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Brass monkey boxing day

December 26, 2017
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How many of you know the origin of this phrase? I thought it meant something completely different:

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Friday night update

December 22, 2017
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Just a reminder, check the Trip Reports for first-hand accounts from skiers who were out on the trails today. Great news from Hugh regarding the Canmore Nordic

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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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