Wedge Connector

Kananaskis: Skogan Pass, Terrace, Wedge, PLPP

November 9, 2017
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Thanks to all the rock pickers on Skogan Pass! As more skiers snowplow over the trail, more rocks appear. I was busy digging one of them out of the Screamer when

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Great conditions on Bill Milne and Wedge

February 8, 2017
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Today was probably the perfect day to ski. Snow is still cold, but the air temperature was pleasant, with sunny skies and no wind. The conditions on Bill Milne and Wedge Connector are as good as I’ve ever seen them.

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Bill Milne from Wedge Pond

December 27, 2016
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Thanks for all the trip reports today. Nice to see the cougar and wolf tracks in Chuck’s photos. Chuck did an epic 36K yesterday and 29K today.

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Duluth, Edmonton now Winnipeg

November 29, 2015
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-Skiers from Winnipeg at the Ribbon creek parking lot- Every day for the past three days I’ve met skiers on the trail who have been enticed to come here because of the wonderful pictures

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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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Tessa’s favourite trail

January 20, 2015
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-Tessa, Bob, and Christine at Wedge Connector in Kananaskis- After all the excellent ski trips I’ve enjoyed over the past three weeks,

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Dog days of winter

December 8, 2014
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We’ve had a couple cute dog pictures submitted as entries in the Emerald Lake Lodge contest. I believe Jimmy is a Springer Spaniel and Sara’s dog

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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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Magical

March 27, 2014
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– A surreal atmosphere on Wedge connector. – Thanks to the Live Grooming Report, at 1:30 pm I could see that Jeff was grooming Tessa’s favourite trail.

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Excellent skiing on recent grooming

March 10, 2014
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– Meadow was groomed and trackset today. – If you can get out to the trails in PLPP soon after they’ve been groomed you’ll have some excellent spring skiing

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Kananaskis Village and Wedge connector

February 13, 2014
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 – Wedge connector –  The Wedge connector is one of our favourite places to take Tessa for a ski. It’s never busy, and the trail is super easy.

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You can have it all

December 20, 2013
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– The Wedge connector is single trackset and groomed with a skating lane – Do you like it relaxed and easy, or hard and fast? Are you a beginner, maybe even

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Lots of choices

December 19, 2013
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– Spray River bridge. The 2 sections were flown in yesterday and the bridge completed today. Photo by Chuck O’Callaghan –

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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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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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Bill Milne trail in Kananaskis

January 25, 2013
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Tessa the springer spaniel, my friend Ruth and I headed to Kananaskis to check out the freshly groomed Bill Milne trail today. It was snowing lightly, and the

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Making the rounds

January 11, 2013
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 – There wasn’t a cloud in the sky today, but there were huge snow plumes on Mt Baldy – I had my sights set on Mt Shark today, but with Spray Lakes road closed,

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Beginners and skate-skiers

January 4, 2013
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Here’s an email I received this morning from Chelsie: Hi, I don’t know if you can help, and if not do you know what websites or resources we might be able to use? We are new to cross country skiing

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Fall colours in the mountains – more possibilities

September 22, 2012
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Update Sep 24: “For the second year in a row, RCMP and Parks Canada officials were forced to temporarily close the road to a popular Banff National Park hiking area because of traffic and parking chaos

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The perfect beginner’s trail

December 14, 2011
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  If you’re a beginner or novice skier, chances are you’ve never heard of it. It’s easier than Ribbon Creek, it’s an hour closer to Calgary than those fabulous, easy

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