On this Remembrance Day, I am grateful for all those who sacrificed to insure my freedom to enjoy the incredible beauty and wonderful conditions at West Bragg Creek today. It was fitting that I should meet a friendly dog named Poppy on Iron Springs. Sorry I missed MaSid who was…
Nov 10, 2019 Thanks for all the wonderful trip reports. I’m happy to see that last night’s snow has rejuvenated the West Bragg Creek and Lake Louise trails. This is Steve Riggs’ report from West Bragg Creek:
We’ve had reports from Sharon and Jenn about the icy road and accidents on the way to West Bragg Creek. I also received this email from Jennifer Leung:
Further to Tanya’s report from West Bragg, the snow was already starting to get wet at 12 noon. I started out on wax but after about 20 minutes of marginal grip, I went back and changed over to waxless. I met Bill and Deirdre on Crystal Line West at 12:15…
Early-season skiers in Calgary are jubilant. There are enough trackset trails at West Bragg Creek to easily be the equivalent of skiing Moraine Lake road – without the long drive! An added bonus is that we get to see lots of happy dogs on the trail.
Thanks for all the trip reports! This is the third day in a row where we’ve had a photo from this same location on Loggers at West Bragg Creek. Don C is responsible for the top photo which was taken earlier in the day. I took the second photo around…
Steve Riggs took advantage of today’s new snow at West Bragg Creek and it was cold enough for blue wax! It’s remarkable how Steve managed to photograph the exact same location as my photo yesterday, but it’s easy to see there’s even more snow today.
Nov 4, 2019 I was pleasantly surprised at the conditions on the West Bragg Creek trails late this afternoon and had a very enjoyable ski. I ran into Groomer Bill as I was starting out and he recommended some trails which were in good shape, and he wasn’t kidding.
Thanks to Alf Skrastins for the report and photos: “About 17 cm of new snow had fallen at West Bragg Creek by this afternoon. Pete and I did a quick ski that included Hostel Meadow, Hostel Loop, East Telephone and Snowshoe Hare.
It seems like we’ve gone directly from winter to summer, bypassing spring. I enjoyed a number of ski trips at West Bragg Creek this winter which I am grateful for, but