Picking rocks on Redearth Creek

November 26, 2016
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By my count, I cleared the trail of 52 rocks, mostly on the first kilometre. Al and Bernadette who were ahead of me, also did their share. Childhood experiences never go to waste.

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More snow expected at Lake Louise

November 26, 2016
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  Yesterday’s(Friday Nov 25) PLPP trail report mentioned some packing had been completed on a few trails:

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Snow update

November 25, 2016

Update Sat Nov 26 8:30 a.m. See road conditions at Lake Louise below from Crazy Larry From Hugh’s trip report it sounds like Lake Louise was the recipient of a lot of snow from this system which moved through today.

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West Bragg Creek trail update

November 25, 2016
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–Building the new Crystal Line Winter Multi-User trail. Photo by Alf Skrastins- This is a very interesting and informative update from Alf Skrastins. Click over

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More snow on the way

November 24, 2016
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–SkierBob and Nona on Moraine Lake road. Photo by Don Crowe.- Moraine Lake road has received 1-2 cm of new snow since Monday’s tracksetting but the forecast

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West Bragg Creek 20/20 fundraiser

November 24, 2016
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From the Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association:

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Update from Canmore Nordic Centre

November 23, 2016

The following is an update from the CNC:

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A perfect day in Lake Louise

November 22, 2016
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-The smile from Karen says it all- Update: Video from Nov 22 skiing on MLR A severe case of envy will set in as you look at the photos from today’s skiing, that is, if you

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New tracks on Moraine Lake road

November 21, 2016
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Andrew was laying down a new set of tracks late this afternoon. He had already combed the skating lane, so MLR should be in prime condition Tuesday morning

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Any snow in Kananaskis Country?

November 21, 2016

We’re all getting impatient with this slow start to the ski season in Kananaskis Country. There are small amounts of snow in the forecast for later this week. Sometimes those small amounts can be

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Great Divide is trackset

November 20, 2016
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-Yvette, Pollie, and Phil on the Great Divide- The Banff trail report this morning indicated the Great Divide would be trackset today.

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Opening day at Canmore Nordic Centre

November 19, 2016
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The snow was cold, the tracks were excellent, the weather was beautiful but still cool, and I had good grip with

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Ready for the onslaught

November 18, 2016
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-Cynthia(green jacket) and her friends on Moraine Lake road- Hundreds of enthusiastic cross-country skiers are on the search for skiable snow this weekend. Where will they

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Where to find the trail report for Lake Louise

November 17, 2016

Lake Louise is in Banff National Park and you have to look at the Banff trail report to find Moraine Lake road  and all the other trails at LL. It’s on the main menu under Trail Reports – Banff.

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Prepping for the weekend

November 17, 2016
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-The snow is accumulating at the Canmore Nordic Centre- I didn’t ski today, but I was hoping for a report like this one from Jeremy regarding Moraine Lake road:

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Moraine Lake road was busy with happy skiers

November 16, 2016
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-Hugh, Cheryl, and Devon on Moraine Lake road- Nice to be on waxable skis again! When I pulled into the Moraine Lake

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Canmore Nordic centre

November 16, 2016
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I stopped at the nordic centre on my way home from Lake Louise and was happy to see the snow guns operating. With freezing temperatures on the horizon, they should

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Ski season is on!

November 15, 2016
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After a false start two weeks ago, I’m confident that everything is a go. With even more snow in the forecast, and temperatures below freezing, things will only get better henceforth.

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What skis to buy?

November 15, 2016

Mike from Edmonton sent the inquiry below. In addition to weighing in on Mike’s question, this would also be a good time to discuss the relative merits of waxable vs waxless skis for new skiers who are wondering what to buy.

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MLR: 5 cm new snow and groomed

November 14, 2016

Thank you to Lisa for this update: Hello, We are a family of skiers from Ontario in Canmore for a 4 day long weekend. Hoping for snow from the forecast last night, we headed up To Lake Louise early this morning.

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