Brewster Creek

Before we go any further, let’s keep an eye out for Patrick’s cell phone(posted on Lost and Found)… “Skied Castle Mtn to Baker today, and lost my cell phone. Possibly close to where you cross the road on the way to Baker (near Baker).” I’m enjoying today’s trip reports, thanks…

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The other Baker Creek

Don’t get this confused with the trackset trail which runs from Baker Creek to Protection Mountain campground along the Bow Valley Parkway. Chuck says this backcountry trail, which actually parallels Baker creek, is a secret and skied only by locals, so after reading this, forget that you ever saw it…

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Cascade Valley at its best

After finishing with an appointment in Canmore around noon, I had a multitude of choices for skiing this afternoon. Canmore Nordic Centre? Goat Creek? Mt Shark? Redearth Creek? The new tracksetting in PLPP was tempting, but I didn’t want to drive that far.  All would have been excellent choices, as…

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The “Death Bridge”

Polly, who is an avid reader of this blog, knew what to expect for her first time confronting the Goat Creek bridge at 7k along the Goat Creek trail on Christmas day. She managed to get across safely, but nevertheless, she has aptly nicknamed it the “Death Bridge.” I can’t…

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Cascade Valley

I realize this report will be irrelevant by tomorrow if the big snowfall materializes. It’s a good thing the snow is coming because the first 2K of Cascade Valley is extremely thin. All in all, however, it was still a fun ski trip especially considering I didn’t hit any rocks…

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