Ribbon Creek

Fantastic news re: Ribbon creek

July 18, 2014
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- A newly completed section of Ribbon creek. -  One of my favourite trails, Ribbon creek, is reborn after being destroyed by the 2013 floods. Thanks to Alf for this

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Fantastic weekend ahead

March 21, 2014

The new snow combined with cool temperatures will give xc skiers some great conditions wherever grooming has occurred. Jeff is presently tracksetting the Kananaskis village, Ribbon creek, and Skogan pass trails as I write this at 6:15 pm.

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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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Wedge connector is now groomed

December 19, 2013

This is an updated version to reflect new information: Most of the Bill Milne trail and Wedge connector are now groomed and trackset, but there is still an unskiable gap between the north side of Evan Thomas creek and 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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Ribbon creek bridge underway

November 25, 2013
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More flood-related construction. It looks like we’ll be able to cross to the other side soon. Right now, if you park at Ribbon creek parking lot, you’re unable to access

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Finally some news on PLPP

November 23, 2013

The PLPP trail report was updated today and it’s nice to see some trails are starting to be groomed. Most were roller-packed with a snowmobile, but if I’m reading the trail report correctly,  it sounds like Elk pass

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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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West Bragg snow update; Pocaterra

November 16, 2013
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 - Pocaterra Hut in PLPP is now open daily -  Not as much snow materialized as was in the forecast. In Canmore, I’d guess we received about 3 cm.

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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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Ribbon creek trail: Now only a memory

July 11, 2013
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 - Ribbon creek trail has been obliterated – When I heard there was 400 mm of rain in Marmot creek, I didn’t hold out much hope for Ribbon creek, but I wasn’t prepared

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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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Utopia for xc skiers

February 28, 2013
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I think every trail in PLPP must be in great condition right now. I didn’t ski them all, but the ones I did ski were excellent, and the others which I observed looked good.

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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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Cougar in Ribbon creek area

February 22, 2013
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Thank you, trip reporters, for the prompt updates today. Lots of excitement which everyone has probably read about by now, but if you haven’t seen the previous updates

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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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