As you know, Alpine Club of Canada has taken over Shadow Lake Lodge. Lawrence White, executive director of ACC, just informed me they will not be opening the lodge this winter. The significance of that development is that Redearth Creek will not be groomed by ACC/Shadow Lake Lodge for the…
Redearth Creek was in nice shape and very enjoyable…to the 7K mark. Beyond the campground there was no grooming, just a wobbly skier-set track.
I had the pleasure of meeting Chuck on Redearth Creek and wishing him Merry Christmas in person. Lucky for me, he was already on the return and was able to give me the
Above is a photo of the warden’s cabin at Redearth Creek from 2004. A few things have changed since this photo was taken by Chip on a Calgary Ski Club trip. The hitching post/ski rack is gone. My backpack had colour back then;
(I’m confident that some of our eloquent and articulate trip reporters could take these photos and make a nice bedtime story.) It’s tempting to poke the gnomes and
You’ve heard all about the great conditions on Redearth Creek from DonC and NancyR with words like “fabulous” and “stellar” which might even be understating
-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
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!
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,
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.