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Lots of smiling faces at the opening of Frozen Thunder

October 21, 2017

These photos will tell the story of the first day of skiing on Frozen Thunder at the Canmore Nordic Centre. It’s wonderful to be back posting about actual skiing again! Thanks to the Space Dogs for letting me post the above photo. When I arrived at 10 a.m, the lower parking lot was full and […]

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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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Good clean fun

February 7, 2017
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What are the chances of skiing for two hours on natural snow at the Canmore Nordic Centre and not seeing one piece of tree debris? I can tell you, your chances are 100%.

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First trip reports of 2017

January 1, 2017

“We then broke trail through perhaps 15cm of fluffy fresh powder on Mountain View, until snowmobiles appeared coming towards us. They stopped, and cheerfully explained that there was too much snow for one machine to handle” -Diana

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Christmas eve skiing at CNC

December 24, 2016
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-Sadie and her mom were enjoying the fresh snow and good tracks at Canmore Nordic Centre- This morning’s tracksetting already had about 3 cm of new snow

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Burning off energy at the nordic centre

December 15, 2016
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-Karen and daughter Jill at Canmore Nordic Centre- As I approached the ski trail at Canmore Nordic Centre, two lovely ladies were clicking into their skis, ready to

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More distance at Canmore Nordic Centre

December 13, 2016
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-Kyla and Vinnie on skate skis at the Canmore Nordic Centre- The tracksetting on Banff Trail at CNC is now 2.9K and that’s as far as the man-made snow goes. The conditions are excellent.

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Canmore Nordic Centre

December 12, 2016
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There might not be a large number of skiable kilometres, but what exists is fantastic. I enjoyed checking out the newly-opened trails today with Peter and Barbara. Banff trail is now open for 2.5K

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Mt Shark grooming update

December 8, 2016
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-Watridge Lake road at Mt Shark. Photo from last year- According to the Live Grooming Report for Mt Shark, Watridge Lake road has been trackset. The remainder roll-packed. Here’s the full report:

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Canmore Nordic Centre

December 3, 2016
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I noticed from the CNC Live Grooming Report this morning that some new terrain was added to Frozen Thunder. It looks like about 500 metres on the Nagano trail.

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Canmore Nordic Centre update

December 1, 2016

Due to the NorAm and Calforex Cup Races this weekend Frozen Thunder will be closed until 12 noon Friday December 2nd 8am – 4pm Saturday December 3rd 8am – 5pm Sunday December 4th. Trails in the Stadium area will be available with very limited terrain. 

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Update from Canmore Nordic Centre

November 23, 2016

The following is an update from the CNC:

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