Confederation Golf Course

Wednesday night update

December 12, 2018

I’ll have a good news update on Elk Pass and Blueberry Hill later tonight. In the mean time, I wanted to post the photo of Confederation parking. Thanks to Mike W for sending in the pic.  I thought we had it good at Elk Pass

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Canmore Park is trackset; fatbike news

December 10, 2018

Let me first say that Canmore Park is not in Canmore, it’s in Calgary. It’s right across 19 St NW from Confederation golf course. These photos were taken this afternoon

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Confederation golf course

December 5, 2018
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Chip and I had a very pleasant 8K of skiing this afternoon at Confed. As Mike mentioned on his trip report, some thin spots but they’re easy enough to avoid.

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Monday night update

January 15, 2018

Volunteers are required at Confederation golf course for snow harvesting which involves shoveling snow onto trails Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm(1 to 2 hour commitment). Register here ****** Reading Captions Trip reporter Chuck usually tells the story of his ski trips with photos

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Weekend update

November 12, 2017

This early in the season, I like to keep reminding readers to click on the Trip Reports tab on the main menu to see what’s transpiring. Today, it’s only 7 pm, and we’ve already got reconnaissance

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More grooming in K-Country; Shaganappi is groomed; Confed parking

November 7, 2017

The Ribbon Creek Live Grooming report indicates that Bill Milne, Wedge Connector, Troll Falls and Hay Meadow were groomed

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Confederation Golf Course

November 6, 2017

Amazing for Nov 5! We ended up with 12 trip reports yesterday which included info on Kananaskis Village, Skogan Pass, Great Divide, Moraine Lake road, Lake O’Hara fire road, Cascade Valley, and West Bragg Creek.

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Snow update

January 30, 2017

Needles be gone! Just received a call from a skier who has a cabin in PLPP and it is snowing there. So far about 3 cm and temp is -5°C. I also received about 3 cm overnight in Canmore.

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Confed: “Approved and Underway”

January 25, 2017

I received this email and news release from Foothills Nordic Ski Club: “Foothills Nordic Ski Club volunteers have been busy securing a new operating agreement with the City for proposed cross-country ski

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Confederation/Canmore Park update

January 12, 2017

This was sent in by one of the groomers, Dave Gammie. “This is a six lane grid that parallels 19st in Canmore Park  ( across the street from Confed)”

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Confederation Update

January 5, 2017

This is an update from Kevin at Foothills Nordic Ski Club: Confederation Park Golf Course and Canmore Park are groomed and trackset. Great conditions.

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Today is opening day at Nipika Mountain Resort

December 16, 2016
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This is from the Nipika website(see below for 7 more photos): “Our trails are officially open for the 2016/2017 season!

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Confederation snowmaking update

November 9, 2016

This is from Kevin McLean, president of Foothills Nordic Ski Club: Things are continuing to move along, slowly but surely. I think that Foothills has managed to submit their final proposal (hopefully the last of many iterations) to the City for their review.

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Skiing starts Sat Oct 22 at Canmore Nordic Centre

October 18, 2016
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More photos of today’s snow. It always amazes me how this chunky, icy, rough snow can be turned into a perfect ski trail by the groomers at CNC.

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Snowmaking meets opposition

October 7, 2016
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Update from Kevin McLean, president of Foothills Nordic Ski Club:

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Donate now for snow-making in Calgary

August 23, 2016

Do you live in Calgary? Do you ski? Do your kids ski? Do you want to learn to ski? Update Sep 1, 2016: $73,000 has already been raised This campaign is off to a good start. $39,000

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Friday night update

November 14, 2014
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-The Great Divide at Lake Louise has better snow cover the further you go. Photo by Chuck O’Callaghan.- Thanks to all the trip reports, we have a good idea where to find

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Confederation Golf Course; Great Divide

November 12, 2014
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I’ve updated the link for the Confederation Golf Course Trail Report. Mary Jane tells me “we will post updated grooming reports on our home page and ‘sticky’ them

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Confederation Golf Course

December 21, 2013

I don’t have a Trip Report to go along with this photo, so if anyone was skiing there today, please leave a comment. Jeff entered this beautiful photo in the Emerald Lake Lodge Contest. If you haven’t clicked over to that page,

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Lots of choices

December 19, 2013
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– Spray River bridge. The 2 sections were flown in yesterday and the bridge completed today. Photo by Chuck O’Callaghan –

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