Kananaskis Village Area

Winter’s back in Kananaskis

March 22, 2014
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Thank you to everybody who left Trip Reports! It’s nice to see all the activity again. When Tessa and I parked at Stoney trailhead at 1:30 pm it was -6°C. Later in the day,

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Beautiful

March 3, 2014
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 – Thierry and Anita were skiing on upper Kovach. – Beautiful cold snow. Beautiful tracksetting. Beautiful weather. I’m sure everyone is anxious to know

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Get the green wax ready

February 27, 2014
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 – Bob and Tessa on Hay Meadow. –  The trails in the vicinity of Kananaskis Village, Ribbon creek, and Skogan pass have been exceptionally fine this winter.

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Kananaskis Village and Wedge connector

February 13, 2014
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 – Wedge connector –  The Wedge connector is one of our favourite places to take Tessa for a ski. It’s never busy, and the trail is super easy.

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Returning to the scene…

February 8, 2014
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- Simone and Mike on Kovach. – Do you ever look back and recall a day, an occasion, an experience, or a situation which was truly a life-changing event?

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Excellent conditions at Kananaskis village and Bill Milne

January 24, 2014

The weather forecast has been very incorrect this week, with today being another example. Environment Canada was predicting a high of +7°C for Canmore and Kananaskis village, but it

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Wonderful conditions while they last

January 14, 2014
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It’s very enjoyable to ski the trails around Ribbon creek and Kananaskis village when the conditions are good. With the

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Watching the Kananaskis village trails being groomed

December 6, 2013
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Fri 3 pm: Jeff is almost finished grooming and tracksetting the Kananaskis village and Ribbon creek trails. It was fun watching

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Beginner skiers: Where to ski?

November 24, 2013

We’ve talked about many different trails on this blog so far this winter, but haven’t given the beginner skiers any advice on which trails would be suitable to try out this wonderful activity. By far the best trail for beginners would be the Great

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End of the trail

November 21, 2013
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 – At the end of Terrace trail, skiers stare in anguish at the insurmountable barrier of Ribbon creek –  Hmmm…it could be an appropriate title for the last post

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More trails being trackset daily

November 20, 2013
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Update Nov 21: Canmore Nordic Centre The popular natural-snow trails, Bow, Meadowview, and Banff(beyond Mine Meadow) have been

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A few trails in Kananaskis have been groomed

November 8, 2013

Just in! Fantastic news! Some grooming has occurred, and the new trail reporting system is in place for this winter. It’s similar to the “Live

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Ski trail update – Kananaskis village, Skogan pass

September 22, 2013
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It’s the first day of fall, and while most recreationists are preoccupied with larch trees,  I have important news to share regarding some of the cross-country ski trails in Kananaskis.

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Kananaskis village and Ribbon creek

March 15, 2013
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 – Skiers on Terrace link trail – New tracksetting from yesterday was in fine condition for waxless skis. I was using my zero skis and climbed the steep hill

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Skogan pass: hard and fast

February 26, 2013
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It’s getting close to the end of February and I still hadn’t skied to Hummingbird Plume so today was the day. We don’t

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Ribbon creek just gets better

February 20, 2013
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Update Feb 22: Due to a cougar kill, there are some closures in effect for Ribbon creek west of Link junction, and Link. Check the Trip Reports

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Great snow, wonderful weather, and lots of happy dogs

February 18, 2013
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 – Everyone and their dog were having fun today at Ribbon creek – It was the perfect day

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Trackset for family day

February 18, 2013

Ribbon creek, Kananaskis village trails were trackset last night. Tracksetter Jeff gives this report: “Ribbon Creek had up to 20 cm of new. Ribbon, Link, Kovach, Terrace Loop reset

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Surprised again

February 8, 2013
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For two days in a row I’ve been pleasantly surprised by conditions at trails where I thought it would be too icy. Today it was Ribbon creek

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Marmot Basin trail in Kananaskis

February 1, 2013
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If you like fast downhills, here’s a trail for you. The brochure describes Marmot basin trail thus…“provides a good run down from the top.” That’s quite the

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