Last year when I wrote my final update, it was “What a great ski season!” Unfortunately I can’t say that this year. The snow was late in coming, and when it did arrive, wehad that incredibly cold weather. So this winter will be remembered as one of those sports teams…
2018 in retrospect With so many photos to choose from, it’s difficult to pick a handful of favourites from last year, but here are a few. I’ve included some from trails which have yet to see any tracksetting this winter, so a few of these
We were sking on trackset trails at Lake Louise on Nov 4, so it’s getting close to a six-month ski season. For the real keeners, Frozen Thunder at Canmore opened on Oct 21.
The above photo was posted in the Castlegar, BC newspaper. Below are some outstanding, unique photos from this blog’s readers: Read more: The Lynx Photos I met Kevin and Dauminique Dowler on the Kananaskis Village
Top 10 These were 10 ski trips where I had exceptionally great conditions(chronological order).
-Thanks to Chuck and all the other skiers who have submitted trip reports.- It’s no mystery to me why this blog has become so popular and well-read. It’s because so many of the readers are willing to give
Where would we be without the guys and gals who spend hours on their snowmobiles and snowcats, grooming the trails for us, at ungodly hours, sometimes exposed to extreme cold?
Someone who logged in on March 31 was our one-millionth visitor! Ray’s weather report motivated me to start working on a year-end review.
I don’t know about you but I like looking at statistics. One of our regular trip reporters, Ray Perrott, is a collector of data and puts it in an easily readable form for us. I started skiing in 1997, and I don’t remember a winter with so many cold days, and…
There’s no sugar-coating the poor skiing conditions of the past winter. It feels like we never got into high gear, and now it’s pretty well finished. The lack of snow, and the numerous rains and meltdowns took their toll on our trails.