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
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
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.
-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
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
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
After seeing few skiers on the trails during this cold spell, it was nice to see the big crowd at the nordic centre today.
How many of you know the origin of this phrase? I thought it meant something completely different:
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
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