Bill Milne

Excellent conditions at Kananaskis village and Bill Milne

January 24, 2014

The weather forecast has been very incorrect this week, with today being another example. Environment Canada was predicting a high of +7°C for Canmore and Kananaskis village, but it

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Wedge connector is now groomed

December 19, 2013

This is an updated version to reflect new information: Most of the Bill Milne trail and Wedge connector are now groomed and trackset, but there is still an unskiable gap between the north side of Evan Thomas creek and the

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End of the trail

November 21, 2013
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 – At the end of Terrace trail, skiers stare in anguish at the insurmountable barrier of Ribbon creek –  Hmmm…it could be an appropriate title for the last post

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Bill Milne trail in Kananaskis

January 25, 2013
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Tessa the springer spaniel, my friend Ruth and I headed to Kananaskis to check out the freshly groomed Bill Milne trail today. It was snowing lightly, and the

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Beginners and skate-skiers

January 4, 2013
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Here’s an email I received this morning from Chelsie: Hi, I don’t know if you can help, and if not do you know what websites or resources we might be able to use? We are new to cross country skiing

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Wedge Pond area

February 22, 2011

Beautiful new grooming today on the Wedge Connector, Bill Milne, and Evan-Thomas Fire Road. If you’d like to experience some different trails in the Kananaskis Village area, stop at Wedge Pond sometime and ski these easy and fun trails. There’s been tons of new snow since they were last groomed, so Jeff was out working on them today, making […]

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CNC; Cascade Fire Road; Bill Milne

November 24, 2010

Warmer weather on the way Update Nov 25: Banff Trail and Banff Trail Loop have been trackset  It had warmed up to a balmy -18 this afternoon at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Most of the trails near the biathlon range with man-made snow are in excellent shape, groomed for skating and single trackset. If you skied […]

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Fantastic weekend update

November 20, 2010

Update Nov 21 at 11 a.m: Kananaskis trail report shows some tracksetting in the Kananaskis Village area last night. Trails include Kovach, Aspen, Terrace, Terrace Link. You could do a nice loop starting on Terrace at the village, up to the lookout on Kovach, and back down those delightful S-turns to the village. Wonderful news! It […]

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Ribbon Creek; Troll Falls; Bill Milne

January 8, 2010

Update Sat Jan 9: Trails at Ribbon Creek were groomed and trackset on Friday night. See comment below from RK. Saturday  will be a terrific day to go skiing in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta Conditions should be fabulous for our ski club trip The warm weather did not move in the way it was […]

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