Weekend outlook

Tomorrow (Sat, Dec 5) is the first official day of volunteer parking lot monitors who will be on duty in PLPP this weekend – with spot checks happening at Mt. Shark. Buy your Kananaskis parking pass. Dec 4 at 6 pm: We haven’t had any new snow in the past…

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Thursday night update

Update Dec 4: In PLPP last night, tracksetting occurred on Hydroline, Lookout, Tyrwhitt and Pocaterra north of the Packers junction. Thanks for the trip reports today. I’m happy to hear the temperatures were remaining sub-zero in Lake Louise and PLPP. Weather forecasts are showing a faint glimmer of hope for some…

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Icy, fast downhills can be dangerous

We’re all excited and anxious to go skiing, but it’s important to have good conditions and trails which are safe. Right now the weather is not co-operating, so be very careful about the trails on which you ski. If you’re determined to ski in marginal conditions, there is no shame…

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Back Door: only two more days

Thank you to everyone who has submitted trip reports. We welcome new contributors to the Trip Reports page, so leave us a first-hand account of your day on the ski trail.  Sunday and Monday will be the final two days for accessing the upper trails in PLPP through the Back…

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Saturday morning update

Gear Swap Page I’ve noticed that a few readers have been posting on the old Gear Swap page. I don’t know how this page got into circulation, but it is no longer on the main menu, and I’ve deleted it. Please post your comments on the new Gear Swap page….

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Thursday morning update

In the above photo from Mike W, the PLPP trail crew is moving snow onto the Blueberry Hill trail. Nov 26, 2020: Thanks to Mike W for the detailed trip report from his epic day of skiing in PLPP. When Ian and Darlene noted that the Back Door was closed,…

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Menu – now with “Lost and Found”

Live Grooming Reports has been deleted and I’ve added Lost and Found to the main menu.  Now that I’ve deleted Live Grooming Reports, I imagine the owner of Skitrails.info will suddenly reappear and I’ll have to add it back on. That would be okay.  If you’ve recently posted a lost…

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Couch headquarters in covid times

Couch HQ now has a covid separated love seat and throne (seating for 3 total). This must be the earliest ever for the establishment of MaSid’s couch headquarters in Elk Pass meadows. I think the thermos bottle holder is a nice touch.  MaSid remarked, “The latest construction, with appropriate separation….

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K-Country parking information signs

Parking information signs were distributed throughout Peter Lougheed Provincial Park(PLPP) lots yesterday, including the Upper Lake parking lot.  Self-pay station in Pocaterra will be operational this Sunday, and the one at Elk Pass parking will be working next week once contractor work is completed.  We are investigating whether self-pay can…

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