Did you get your money’s worth?

When Ruth Ramonas posted her comment on Oct 19, little did she know how prophetic her prediction would turn out to be.  The “explosion” in xc skiing caught everyone by surprise.  Only four months ago, we were still in fear of losing the grooming in Kananaskis.  Nordiq Alberta put together…

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Kananaskis parking passes

As we enjoy the fantastic snow conditions and grooming in Kananaskis, let’s acknowledge the volunteer effort that contributed to making it happen.  That includes all the work that went into Nordiq Alberta’s proposal to the government, the subsequent organizing and collecting of fees, and all the volunteers who stepped forward…

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Take-aways from yesterday’s announcement

Update from John regarding purchased passes: “if you are missing either your receipt or pass, check your Junk email box. My receipt and pass ended up there.” OR if you still don’t have it, contact info@kananaskisgrooming.ca Passes are sent by email as a PDF attachment.  It’s been interesting to read…

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Kananaskis trails will be groomed this winter

Oct 30, 2020 at 2:55 pm: The provincial government announced this afternoon that cross-country ski trail grooming will continue in Kananaskis for the 2020-2021 season. A user-pay system will be put in place according to the Nordiq Alberta proposal.  The areas included are Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Ribbon Creek/Kananaskis Village,…

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Snow and grooming forecast

Oct 22, 2020: This cold weather which is now upon us should put an end to the slushy spots which skiers have been reporting. That might allow more packing and grooming to occur before the weekend.  We have photos and reports from West Bragg Creek which show that significant snow…

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“Some of the most beautiful in the world”

The above quote is from the CBC interview this morning with Ken Hewitt of Nordic Alberta, referring to the trails in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. For those of you with questions about the proposal to continue grooming the ski trails, give this 8-minute podcast a listen. Ken gives an articulate,…

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