Canmore

Canmore Nordic Centre

April 6, 2018
Thumbnail image for Canmore Nordic Centre

-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!”

0 comments […Read more]

Canmore Nordic Centre

March 17, 2018
Thumbnail image for Canmore Nordic Centre

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

6 comments […Read more]

Fabulous conditions at Canmore Nordic Centre

February 23, 2018
Thumbnail image for Fabulous conditions at Canmore Nordic Centre

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

0 comments […Read more]

Beautiful conditions for family day

February 19, 2018
Thumbnail image for Beautiful conditions for family day

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.

0 comments […Read more]

Canmore Nordic Centre

February 4, 2018
Thumbnail image for Canmore Nordic Centre

-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

0 comments […Read more]

Canmore Nordic Centre

January 26, 2018
Thumbnail image for Canmore Nordic Centre

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

3 comments […Read more]

Canmore Nordic Centre

January 17, 2018
Thumbnail image for Canmore Nordic Centre

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

0 comments […Read more]

Busy day at Canmore Nordic Centre

December 28, 2017
Thumbnail image for Busy day at Canmore Nordic Centre

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

6 comments […Read more]

Brass monkey boxing day

December 26, 2017
Thumbnail image for Brass monkey boxing day

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

1 comment […Read more]

Friday night update

December 22, 2017
Thumbnail image for Friday night update

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

1 comment […Read more]

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

0 comments […Read more]

Monday update: Yoho, Canmore, and owls

December 11, 2017
Thumbnail image for Monday update: Yoho, Canmore, and owls

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

3 comments […Read more]

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.

5 comments […Read more]

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

1 comment […Read more]

Canmore Nordic Centre

December 5, 2017
Thumbnail image for Canmore Nordic Centre

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

2 comments […Read more]

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:

1 comment […Read more]

Skiing news Nov 29, 2017

November 29, 2017
Thumbnail image for Skiing news Nov 29, 2017

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

0 comments […Read more]

Skiing update for Nov 28

November 28, 2017
Thumbnail image for Skiing update for Nov 28

-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 

4 comments […Read more]

Sara gives it a thumbs up!

November 6, 2017
Thumbnail image for Sara gives it a thumbs up!

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

0 comments […Read more]

Friday night update

October 27, 2017
Thumbnail image for Friday night update

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

2 comments […Read more]