The loop is complete. Last night in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Whiskey Jack and Tyrwhitt were trackset. Take note, Tyrwhitt is “partially” trackset. It is still rough
Nick and Ray have most of it covered with their reports on Elk Pass and Blueberry Hill. Nick also included a fantastic photo of the excellent tracks we were skiing on
Update Fri Dec 21:Yesterday, Mt Shark was groomed and partially trackset. The Alluvial Fan at Emerald Lake was trackset. It’s always a treat to be skiing
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
Jody was just finished tracksetting Elk Pass when I arrived around 1:30 pm. Starting at 5 a.m, he also worked on Blueberry Hill, Tyrwhitt, Hydroline and Patterson. Check the PLPP Live Grooming
We arrived at the Elk Pass trailhead to 5 cm of new snow, and closer to 10 cm as we gained elevation. Windy.com was reasonably correct with their prediction
It was cold in PLPP today which means the snow is still in excellent condition. It was -10 at the Elk Pass parking lot at 2 pm with a bitterly cold wind so I didn’t linger.
Update: All today’s grooming/tracksetting activity is detailed on the Live Grooming Report Elk Pass was groomed for the first 2K and trackset thereafter.
-Tom and Wendy heading south on Pocaterra from the Packers junction- I took advantage of the Upper Pocaterra access trail and skied on some very nice grooming
With this update, I’m displaying some additional photos which are now included with the “Wild Animals Along the Ski Trail” post. We like reading multiple reports for the same trail, so just because you’ve already seen a trip report