Nov 22, 2020: For our new skiers, I’d like to explain the grooming process. When I started skiing, it seemed as if the tracksetting appeared like magic, and I had no idea what was involved. There is a lot more to it than I’m covering here, but let’s go one…
-Roll-packing the Strathmore golf course. Photo by Ed Meyer- Ed Meyer roll-packed the Strathmore golf course yesterday, but before you rush out there,
Update Dec 30 @9:35 a.m: The Live Grooming Report has been fixed and now shows the trails which were groomed/trackset last night. Update from Tracksetter Jody on Friday, Dec 30 @ 2:04 a.m:
Update Sat Feb 21 @ 7:15 a.m: Some of the “middle” trails in PLPP were groomed last night. They must have received enough snow to make it possible. Check the Live Grooming Report for details.
Where would we be without the guys who spend hours on their snowmobiles and snowcats, grooming the trails for us, at ungodly hours, sometimes
– A recent entry in the Emerald Lake Lodge contest. – We set a new blog record with 4336 unique visits and 7132 page views yesterday. The old record was set last
– John and Nicole from Cochrane were out for their first-ever ski in PLPP – It’s a good thing the moose is gone from Tyrwhitt because I wouldn’t have stood a chance of outrunning outskiing it today.
This past winter won’t go down as one of the better ones as far as conditions. We had that period in January where it thawed, rained, and the trails turned to ice. Thankfully, it was brief. If you think we had some challenging conditions
On my way back from Calgary, it was already late afternoon and I had no intentions of skiing, but my vehicle just automatically turned at Hwy #40 when I reached the casino exit.
This contest wasn’t even out of the oven and I see we already have seven entries! It’s hard to keep a secret when the prize is so good. If you aren’t aware of it, check out the official contest entry page: