March 1, 2021: I had to read Mike W’s late night trip report twice before it registered with me that he had just skied 100K on Goat Creek/Spray River. Starting at 7 a.m from Goat Creek trailhead, he did two round trips to Banff, then finished his epic trip as…
Polly, who is an avid reader of this blog, knew what to expect for her first time confronting the Goat Creek bridge at 7k along the Goat Creek trail on Christmas day. She managed to get across safely, but nevertheless, she has aptly nicknamed it the “Death Bridge.” I can’t…
Jan 24, 2020 Does Banff National Park not have anyone competent enough to update their trail reports accurately? This morning I read that Goat Creek was trackset yesterday. Surprise! It wasn’t.
Fri Jan 10, 2020 A search party should be organized in Banff National Park. We need to find the Banff tracksetter! There’s 10-15 cm of fresh snow on Goat Creek which requires grooming. On the bright side, the snow was cold, clean and free of debris. The skier-set tracks were…
I was thrilled to get Chuck’s report this morning at 9:10 a.m. about the Banff tracksetter working on Spray River and was hoping he’d also be doing Goat Creek.
Barbara had excellent conditions for her first ever ski on Goat Creek and she thoroughly enjoyed it. Peter and I both agreed that it was one of the best trips
After a big dump of snow over yesterday’s tracksetting on Goat Creek and Spray River, the Banff tracksetter
Update Jan 3 @ 10 pm: Some tracksetting has been completed on the south trails in PLPP. Elk Pass, Hydroline, Tyrwhitt, and Whiskey Jack. Check the Live Grooming Report for details.
Chuckley: “25cm new snow. Up to our knees at times!” Mary Perrott: “We and another couple traded off trail breaking in about 25 cms. of snow. It was fun to ski and not be able to see your skis in front of you, not even a ripple
I was surmising that Goat Creek might have new tracksetting today and I was correct. 10 cm of new snow has completely refreshed the hard-packed conditions of last