Yoho

Snowfall update

December 2, 2018

Update: Sunday at 12 noon. This photo was sent in a few minutes ago from the Kicking Horse Ski Club: Now that the snow has pretty well ended, I received exactly what the forecast predicted for Calgary, 9 cm. To see which trails have been

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Friday Night Update

November 30, 2018
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Kicking Horse River trail in Yoho is trackset from Natural Bridge to Otterhead. From what I can decipher, it also appears that the Tally-Ho trail from Field Info Centre

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Update from Kicking Horse Ski Club

November 4, 2018

The Kicking Horse Ski Club is responsible for grooming the trails in Yoho National Park and around Emerald Lake. It’s a small club based in Field, BC, and is grateful for the support of everyone who enjoys skiing on those wonderful

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Beautiful skiing at Emerald Lake

March 7, 2018
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We had excellent trail conditions and perfect weather for skiing at Emerald Lake. The Alluvial Fan and the Emerald Connector were trackset yesterday,

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Wednesday morning update

March 7, 2018

It’s going to be a beautiful day on the ski trails here at Emerald Lake and Yoho National Park.  The temperature is -12°C and the sun is shining on the tops of the mountains. The high for today is -4. Jeff did the tracksetting last night

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Lucky day #3

March 6, 2018

If anyone wants to make the drive to Yoho, all the trails will be in great shape tomorrow(Wednesday). This is the email I received this afternoon from Marilyn at the Kicking Horse Ski Club:

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Nordic Yoho Challenge

February 13, 2018

“The Kicking Horse ski club decided to organize a fun social ski day in Yoho National Park for all you keen Nordic skiers out there, this is a day for everyone to come and explore our fantastic trails in good snow conditions with some friends!”

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Lake O’Hara fire road

February 12, 2018
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Conditions were excellent on Lake O’Hara fire road today. Cold snow, clean, firm tracks, vivid blue skies, and the highlight of the day, a big hug from Janet.

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One more day before the big one

February 6, 2018

No doubt you’ve heard that we are expecting upwards of 40 cm of snow starting Wednesday evening. The Snow Forecast is predicting 41 cm at Ribbon Creek and 49 cm in PLPP. If the snow materializes, it will take a few days

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Snowshoers wanted to pack trail in Yoho

January 13, 2018

This request came in today from the Kicking Horse Ski Club: “We are finally getting into some really good snow–next on the agenda is the Monarch trail to link up Field and the Tak Falls

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Yoho Valley road

December 16, 2017
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This trail was not groomed last winter, so it was nice to get back early this season and get reacquainted. Tracksetting occurred yesterday, and the tracks were firm

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Friday night update

December 15, 2017
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-Sandra and Keith on Fairview- Jessica had just finished skiing to the end of Moraine Lake road and back when I met her at the MLR trailhead as I was starting out

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Monday update: Yoho, Canmore, and owls

December 11, 2017
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The Kicking Horse Ski Club is making some headway with the trails in Yoho. This update was sent today by Marilyn:

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Chuck skis to Lake O’Hara on May 2

May 2, 2017
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-Pine Marten at Lake O’Hara. Photo by Chuck- It looks like Chuck might stretch this ski season out to 7 months. His first ski trip was on Oct 15. This is today’s report from Chuck:

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Emerald Lake avalanche update

March 21, 2017

This photo which I took on March 9 shows the avalanche path but not the recent avalanche. This update is from the Kicking Horse Ski Club: The slide path got dropped on Sunday! We have up to 30’ of snow & debris blocking the summer walking trail. It did reach out onto the lake ice […]

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Emerald Lake: Picture perfect

March 9, 2017
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The skiing today, surrounded by some of the Rockies most impressive peaks, with spectacular blue skies, was beyond expectations. The 2 cm of new snow which was predicted was only a skiff

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Perfect timing for Emerald Lake

March 8, 2017
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The Emerald Lake trails were being packed late this afternoon while I was skiing on them. Tracksetter Hans finished packing Tree Hugger, Horse trail, Alluvial Fan, and the trail across the lake.

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Lake O’Hara fire road

February 17, 2017
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Considering how warm it’s been, this was a good day of skiing. The snow was cold enough for wax on Lake O’Hara fire road.

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Good conditions in Yoho

January 18, 2017

Update from Kicking Horse Ski Club: Joe says–The Tally Ho trail from Field to Nat. Bridge is the best it will ever get– right now! Go ski it. He also refreshed trails at Emerald today–I had a few minutes to ski to the back on the Tree Hugger and it was like butter! What beautiful […]

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Kicking Horse Ski Club 30-Year Celebration

January 3, 2017

The Kicking Horse Ski Club does us all a huge service by grooming and tracksetting the ski trails in Yoho and Emerald Lake. They will be holding their 30-year anniversary party on Feb 16

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