Shaganappi Golf Course

Shaganappi still open, but…

April 4, 2018

Shaganappi golf course is still open to skiing, but it may come to an abrupt end. Alasdair Fergusson from the Calgary Ski Club received this email from the superintendent of Shaganappi…

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Monday night update

January 15, 2018

Volunteers are required at Confederation golf course for snow harvesting which involves shoveling snow onto trails Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm(1 to 2 hour commitment). Register here ****** Reading Captions Trip reporter Chuck usually tells the story of his ski trips with photos

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Shaganappi: “No, you can’t ski anywhere!”

November 10, 2017

Mother Nature brought early snow to the city and the trails at Shaganappi Golf Course were packed Sunday and Monday Nov 5 & 6 (but not enough snow to trackset). There’s a problem with unruly skiers which is addressed below by Alasdair

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More grooming in K-Country; Shaganappi is groomed; Confed parking

November 7, 2017

The Ribbon Creek Live Grooming report indicates that Bill Milne, Wedge Connector, Troll Falls and Hay Meadow were groomed

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Snowmaking at Shaganappi Golf Course in Calgary

September 23, 2016
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Guaranteed slide and glide close to home! Everyone welcome at this presentation! Wednesday  September 28 at 7:30 pm Rosedale Community Hall, 901 – 11 Ave. NW

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Shaganappi Golf Course

November 25, 2015

Shaganappi golf course is open for skiing and snowshoeing but the coverage is thin. The snowpack has lots of bare spots and it’s not trackset.

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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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Friday night update

November 14, 2014
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-The Great Divide at Lake Louise has better snow cover the further you go. Photo by Chuck O’Callaghan.- Thanks to all the trip reports, we have a good idea where to find

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Shaganappi is trackset

December 12, 2013

I received this email from Alasdair Fergusson: Hi all skiing enthusiasts Finally we had enough snow to trackset today(Wednesday). Yesterday’s snow was too light and filled with air as well as being too cold to compress to make a snowball. Therefore 2 of us hard working volunteers

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Just for fun

January 13, 2013
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An amazing day of skiing everywhere. Quite a contrast in the parking lots, though, with Grizzly only having to contend with 6 cars at Boulton creek, while  skiers at West Bragg

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Shaganappi and West Bragg are skiable

December 25, 2012

Just in time for the Boxing day turkey trot. The above photo is Mark Sweatman’s entry in the Emerald Lake contest, but it was perfect for this posting. Shaganappi update from Alasdair Fergusson of the Calgary Ski Club:

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Christmas eve in PLPP

December 24, 2012
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 – Brothers Stephen, Daniel, and Ian Murray arrive at the Pocaterra/Whiskey Jack junction –  Jody groomed far more last night  than I had guessed, and I skied most of the new tracksetting.

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Shaganappi golf course

November 10, 2012
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 – Skiing at Shaganappi golf course – Hundreds of readers are looking at the Calgary Ski Club website, hoping for an update on Shaganappi. Chip and Ben Silverberg have submitted  Trip Reports

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A great day in PLPP

December 16, 2011
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Update Dec 17: More tracksetting occurred last night in PLPP. Check the trail report. I did a lot of skiing today in PLPP, most of it on excellent conditions. I started

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Shaganappi Golf Course

March 28, 2011

Shaganappi was groomed and trackset yesterday. (The trail report on the Calgary Ski Club’s website has not yet been updated.) Hi fellow skiing enthusiasts Well here is one for the record books – Trackset trails and good skiing at Shaganappi at the end of March 2011. Never in my 18 or 19 years tracksetting at […]

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West Bragg and Shaganappi

February 10, 2011

  Keep it coming! Before we get started, I want to take a minute to thank everyone for the reports, photos, and comments.  The XC skiing community is highly appreciative of the up-to-date information from all contributors. West Bragg and Shaganappi are two of the most popular locations for which Calgarians are seeking information, and here […]

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The magic of winter

February 2, 2011

I revisited some little-used, low-priority trails around Ribbon Creek which had just been groomed, and had a blast. Before we get to that, have you read the comments that came in today for the contest? Unreal. Other wordly could describe the comment which Bill left. Make sure you read it. Contest When I say low-priority trails, these are […]

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Canmore Nordic Centre; LL to Banff Loppet

January 21, 2011

These two deer strolled onto the Silvertip trail right in front of me today Went for a late afternoon ski at the Nordic Centre. Despite the warm temperatures today(my car said it was -1), the snow is still cold enough for wax to work well. Good tracks on all trails but you’ll encounter a bit […]

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Shaganappi Golf Course

January 4, 2011

Alasdair Fergusson from the Calgary Ski Club has an update on Shaganappi: A Happy & Prosperous New Year to one and all. Great snow and trails at Shaganappi with only a few bare spots, unfortunately on golf course pathways. If I can find the time in the next few days, I will go and shovel […]

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Peter Lougheed(PLPP) trails

December 19, 2010

Hi Bob, Just wanted to share with you some info about my ski today in the PLPP. We started at Boulton Trading post and we were the only car parked there at 11am. Skied Wheeler and Meadow and enjoyed a warm lunch at the Visitor Centre, just like you mentioned. It was very quiet there, […]

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