Mountain Madness

The Mountain Madness relay race happened yesterday in Banff. It is a fun, multi-sport race with teams of five competing in a five-leg relay from the top of Mount Norquay to the finish line in town. It starts with a downhill ski leg from the top of Mt. Norquay, then the…

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Tunnel Mountain and Sundance Canyon

Thanks to everyone who signed up for snow farming at Confed tonight.  As you heard and saw yesterday from Chuck, the Tunnel Mountain trails in Banff haven’t been trackset this winter despite lots of snow. I received an update from Eric Baron at Parks Canada today:  “The public consultation period…

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Did someone say snow?

Chuck’s photos are always good, but these are remarkable! I laughed when I read the captions on a few of them.  Thanks, everyone, for your trip reports and the helpful information. It’s going to take a few days to pack, groom and trackset. It sounds like some parking lots are…

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Cascade Valley

Dec 7, 2019 Helen Read was the first one to ski on Cascade Valley after it was snowmobile packed. Helen remarked… “Packing continues past campground…..yeah!!! Did not feel a single rock.” The Banff trail report indicates that Redearth Creek has also been packed.  Update Dec 8: Cascade Valley has been…

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