West Bragg Creek

Feb 23 at 3 pm. Photos and report from Boomer Groomer… “Seven cm of new snow overnight got groomed and track set on most trails in West Bragg. Conditions are very soft due to warm daytime temperatures, so expect tracks to get beat up fairly quickly. Due to the previous…

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Erica meets Erica

Erica’s family are the Frischkorns who were the anchor donor for the West Bragg Creek Snow Rabbit purchase via their Frischkorn Family Foundation. You can read more about this generous family on a post I made on Feb 7. If you meet a skier and a dog both with red…

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Ice floe on Bill Milne is impassable

Update: I’ve been informed by Tracksetter Jeff that a reroute has been groomed to bypass the ice flow, same as the one we used in 2019.  We haven’t been inconvenienced this winter with ice floes, but an ice floe-less winter was too much to expect. Thanks to Kazzy for the…

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The halo effect

Thank you to all the hardy souls who submitted a Trip Report on this chilly day. It looks like Helen Read found the warmest place: Lake Louise at -15. Mike W had a good suggestion on where to find warmer temperatures for skiing. Make sure you read his comment on…

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West Bragg Creek: marginal

  Thanks to Groomer Jeremy for the photos and this update… “The skiers’ dreaded ‘snow eater’ took it’s toll on the well loved trails today. Warm temperatures and this afternoon’s fierce winds have drastically transformed snow surface and deteriorated skier conditions —in and out of the tracks. Extreme scouring and…

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Groomer’s report from West Bragg Creek

After a stunning start to the season in October, the West Bragg Trails are back to square one. Virtually all of 60 cm of snow we had two weeks ago disappeared, and was just recently replaced with 13 cm of new. Unfortunately, without an accumulated base, ski conditions are poor,…

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