Redearth creek

Redearth Creek avalanche aftermath

July 4, 2017
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-This is the all new view of Pilot mountain which was created by the avalanche- I blogged about the massive avalanche on Redearth Creek last winter

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Caption this photo of the Redearth Creek avalanche

April 2, 2017

Chuck took this photo today of Jeannette staring at the wall of snow which is blocking her path on Redearth Creek. My caption would be… ….and dinner is waiting for me at Shadow Lake Lodge!

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Avalanche on Redearth Creek

March 17, 2017

No sooner were Hugh and Pete commenting about avalanche danger on Lake O’Hara fire road, and I received a photo and a report re Redearth Creek. It’s very unusual to experience an avalanche on a groomed xc ski trail, but Redearth Creek is one trail where they do occur,

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Backcountry lodges tracksetting notifications

February 10, 2017
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Before I get started on my update, I wanted to let everyone know that we probably won’t get timely updates on three specific trails for the rest of the winter.

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The Lynx photos

January 29, 2017

(All the photos can be made much larger by clicking on them.) You know you’ve stumbled upon something pretty special when people ask if it’s for real.

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Snowing at Redearth Creek

December 29, 2016
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-Redearth Creek at 8K has 10-12 cm of new snow- It was a good omen meeting Andrea on the trail because the snow started falling exactly the moment I took her picture. Environment Canada is predicting 5 cm

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Enjoyable skiing on Redearth Creek

December 19, 2016
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All the rock picking on Redearth Creek has finally paid off. I had a wonderful, rock-free ski today and was finally able

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Video of skiing on Redearth Creek

December 7, 2016

I’m surprised this turned out, considering I was skiing back at dusk. Watch around 2:05 as I ski through all those bushes overhanging the trail. Take your pruning shears if you go. I’ve added 14

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Redearth Creek

December 6, 2016
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-Helen Read and Bill McKeever were almost back when I met them- The Banff trail report this morning indicated that Redearth Creek was trackset yesterday.

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Picking rocks on Redearth Creek

November 26, 2016
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By my count, I cleared the trail of 52 rocks, mostly on the first kilometre. Al and Bernadette who were ahead of me, also did their share. Childhood experiences never go to waste.

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Redearth Creek: Summer or winter?

July 8, 2016

I enjoyed a bike trip on Redearth Creek yesterday, all the way to the warden’s cabin. I thought it would be interesting to compare photos for identical locations summer vs winter.

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Redearth Creek; poor beginning but gets better

March 1, 2016
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The report from Terry on Saturday gave me some hope about conditions on Redearth Creek. I was also hoping the trail received some of yesterday’s snow.

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Redearth creek to Shadow Lake Lodge

February 4, 2016
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Thanks for all the Trip Reports. It sounds like the wind has caused debris problems on some trails, but I had a wonderful day on Redearth creek.

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Farm truck or sleek race car?

January 31, 2016
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-Redearth creek at 6K- My being raised on a farm means you will be subjected to analogies that only a farmer would invoke, sorry.

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Redearth creek: In dire need of grooming

December 26, 2015
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Don’t get me wrong. If you have a masochistic streak, or enjoy high-risk behavior, or have honkin’-wide metal-edged skis, this could be the trail for you.

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Redearth Creek and Shadow Lake

February 27, 2015
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-This couple were on their way to Shadow Lake Lodge for the weekend- The Redearth creek trail has not had a lot of snowfall

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Redearth creek

December 27, 2014
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-Stewart and Tyler were at the Lost Horse creek bridge- I met up with two young men from Florida who were on foot,

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One of those perfect days for xc skiing

December 6, 2014
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What more could I add to Chuck’s report from yesterday? How about wonderful, terrific, fantastic, and wolves! Banff National Park has some beautiful ski trails

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“Better than I have ever seen on Redearth creek”

December 5, 2014
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-Warden’s cabin at the end of Redearth creek. Photo by Chuck O’Callaghan.- I’m happy to say the number of trails which are trackset and in good condition is too long to list

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An excellent ski with a few “conditions”

January 21, 2014
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We climbed the hill from the Redearth creek parking lot on nice cold snow. My VR45 was gripping well and I didn’t even have to herringbone.

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