PLPP(P Lougheed Park)

More snow expected at Lake Louise

November 26, 2016
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  Yesterday’s(Friday Nov 25) PLPP trail report mentioned some packing had been completed on a few trails:

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Update from Canmore Nordic Centre

November 23, 2016

The following is an update from the CNC:

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Any snow in Kananaskis Country?

November 21, 2016

We’re all getting impatient with this slow start to the ski season in Kananaskis Country. There are small amounts of snow in the forecast for later this week. Sometimes those small amounts can be

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Opening day at Canmore Nordic Centre

November 19, 2016
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The snow was cold, the tracks were excellent, the weather was beautiful but still cool, and I had good grip with

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Elk Pass: Winter or Summer?

September 9, 2016
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Is anyone else getting excited for winter? The days are noticeably shorter, the nights are cooler, and the leaves are changing.

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The wolf killers of Elk Pass

April 25, 2016
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Cowardly, insecure, inadequate men with expensive snowmobiles and weapons lookin’ to kill trophy wolves. Wow, they must be proud!

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One last chance

April 10, 2016

Sunday Apr 10 @ 8:30 a.m: PLPP tracksetter Jody groomed a number of trails in the south end last night including Elk Pass, Tyrwhitt, Blueberry Hill, and Hydroline. Jody reports the temperature at Elk Pass this morning is -1, and there was a bit

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Spring skiing at its best

April 7, 2016
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I feel blessed to have been able to ski the Tyrwhitt loop one more time on surprisingly good conditions. After seeing this morning’s Live Grooming Report, I couldn’t resist.

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Elk Pass for the final time

March 30, 2016
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I thought 10:30 a.m. was early, but it wasn’t early enough. In fact, I don’t know if it even froze last night.

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PLPP north

March 29, 2016
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I hadn’t skied Lodgepole and Braille yet this winter, so when I saw they were groomed last night, I headed there today.

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Excellent on new grooming…and before 2 pm

March 25, 2016
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-Nola and Geoff on Tyrwhitt. – I was on the trail at 10:30 this morning and had lovely cold snow

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Epic day in PLPP

March 18, 2016
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You’ve read the enthusiastic Trip Reports. It was indeed a terrific day on the south trails in PLPP. I might still be out there if I hadn’t run out of water.

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Lovely day in PLPP

March 13, 2016
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You can ski in daylight ’til well after 8 pm now, so my updates will be getting even later! I was thrilled to see all the tracksetting that was done in PLPP last night.

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Elk pass has lots of new snow

March 10, 2016
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There’s already up to 10 cm of fresh snow over last night’s tracksetting on Elk Pass. The snow depth is variable and to my surprise,

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Great cookies, difficult snow

February 27, 2016
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–Althea and Nicole load up on cookies at the Boulton feeding station- The Kananaskis Ski Marathon, more affectionately known as the Great Cookie Race, took place

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Elk Pass and Tyrwhitt

February 26, 2016

The Cookie Race takes place tomorrow(Saturday) in PLPP, starting at Pocaterra hut. Some of the race trails were trackset overnight including Elk Pass and Tyrwhitt which I skied on today.

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Curious sighting on Elk Pass

February 20, 2016
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Not only did I see a fat biker, but I also have a good snowshoe story to tell you(later). The last I heard, fat bikes weren’t allowed on the groomed ski trails.

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PLPP snowcat is out of action

February 19, 2016

Feb 20 update from K-Country: “Thanks to the Pisten Bully mechanic the troubled snowcat has now been limped off the trails and with a machine borrowed from the Ribbon Creek system grooming has resumed in PLPP.”

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PLPP south trails

February 17, 2016
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I saw on the Live Grooming Report that Fox Creek and Moraine had been trackset recently, so that was like an invitation to ski the Tyrwhitt loop

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Be-e-e-e-u-u-u-tiful conditions in PLPP

February 2, 2016
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Chip, Ray and Peter cajoled me into getting an early start, and we were on Whiskey jack by 10:15 a.m.

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