Ribbon Creek

Ribbon creek & Kananaskis village

December 23, 2015
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-Trinity, Terry, and Dominic on Terrace trail near Kananaskis village- I waited for the temperature to warm up and arrived at Ribbon creek

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Name the Ribbon creek hill

December 11, 2015

Email received from TSJ(Tracksetter Jeff) today at 1:13 pm: “Hi Bob, I was thinking we need a little help naming the big hill on Ribbon. We have the Skogan Screamer and the Skogan Slash but right now all we have is the Ribbon Hill. “

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Ribbon creek and CNC

December 3, 2015
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TSJ took the above photo at Ribbon creek and sent this information with it: “No grooming tonight. Looks like it’s the 3 w’s Windy,Warm and Waxless skis.”

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Ribbon creek trails are fantastic

November 25, 2015
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All the trails in the Ribbon creek and Kananaskis village area are in wonderful condition. Even the snowman at Kovach lookout is in better shape than he was

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Off to a great start at CNC

November 24, 2015
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-Banff trail at Canmore Nordic Centre. You can see the new warming hut in the background- Right now is a good time to explore the lesser-used trails

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Ribbon creek and Kananaskis village

November 19, 2015
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Where are you skiing tomorrow? Talk about first-world problems. As you can see from the Trip Reports, the choices abound.

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History in the making: First tracks on New Ribbon Creek

November 18, 2015
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–First tracks on New Ribbon Creek. Photo by TSJ(Tracksetter Jeff)- What an incredible sight.

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Skiing on “Old” Ribbon creek again!

November 4, 2015
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Vivid memories have sustained me for the 32 months since I skied on Old Ribbon creek and Link. March 2013 was the last

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Corduroy spotted on Twitter

November 3, 2015
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-The caption on Twitter read “Coach Ray went skiing at Ribbon Creek today” Photo from XC Bragg Creek- The above photo surfaced on Twitter today.

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First skier on New Ribbon Creek

November 2, 2015
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-Alf Skrastins was the first skier on the New Ribbon creek trail- I was thrilled to meet Alf Skrastins on the highest part of the New Ribbon creek trail today.

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Hello, old friend: Ribbon creek

October 21, 2015
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The new ski trail For cross-country skiers, a new trail has been constructed to join Ribbon creek trailhead to Link junction, utilizing some other trails

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Anticipation

October 13, 2015
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-Savina and her mom were enjoying the early snow on Moraine Lake road on Nov 9, 2013.-

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Lillian and Galatea Lakes

September 10, 2015
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Galatea creek, reclaimed bridge #1 (Photo by Alf Skrastins) More bridges have been finished! Alf Skrastins sent me this email:

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More trails for next winter

April 2, 2015

By my count, there were at least 122 bridges in Banff National Park and K-Country which were damaged by the 2013 floods. The Healy Creek Bridge, referred to in this Crag and Canyon article will be a very welcome sight next winter

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Kananaskis Village and Ribbon Creek grooming

March 6, 2015

Update Mar 13, 2015: I received this further explanation from K-Contry… “The cat was off for repairs

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Welcome back!

January 16, 2015
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Kananaskis Tracksetter Jeff has returned, and is doing a marathon grooming session today/tonight. He’s already groomed Bill Milne, Wedge Connector,

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Ribbon Creek – yet again more news

August 24, 2014
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After all the comments and speculation, I’m pleased to post this update from Tracksetter Jeff himself:

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The new face of Ribbon Creek

August 23, 2014
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 “The new ribbon trail begins with a stump with an old man’s face carved into it.” – Pete Thanks to Pete’s comments, we have some clarification

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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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