Bill Milne

Late shift on Wedge Connector, Evan-Thomas, Bill Milne

March 15, 2019
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Sabrina and MaSid have submitted reports, now I’ll give my two cents.  It was a nice day of skiing

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Wedge, Bill Milne, and Terrace

February 19, 2019
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It’s the first day in weeks where it’s been mild enough to take Tessa for a ski. Her favourite trail is Wedge Connector so we went there for a pleasant ski on nice conditions. 

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Skiing at its best!

February 14, 2019
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What a phenomenal day of skiing on Wedge, Evan-Thomas, and Bill Milne trails. There have been some very positive trip reports(thanks, everyone!) but I think we found the best place

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Bill Milne trail

February 8, 2019
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Skiers are enjoying the excellent conditions on the Bill Milne trail, but the monstrous ice flow has presented some challenges.  The tracksetting crew is working

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Excellent conditions…and not that cold

February 5, 2019
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The Kananaskis Village, Ribbon Creek, Skogan Pass, Bill Milne trails are in prime condition right now, but If you plan on skiing the Bill Milne trail, make sure

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Bonus kilometres – on wax!

March 24, 2018
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It’s been a pleasure reading all the trip reports today with such good conditions for this time of year. 

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Another lucky day

March 5, 2018
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I was originally planning on skiing the new tracksetting in PLPP today but as I was driving past Kananaskis Village I pulled over and checked the Live Grooming

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Evan-Thomas, Wedge Connector, Bill Milne

February 17, 2018
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Friday skiing part 2: Here are the photos from what I have started calling the Evan-Thomas loop which is 7K in distance.

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Calm and beautiful in K-Country

February 13, 2018
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With strong winds and warm temperatures in the forecast, Peter and I went early, hoping to ski the Bill Milne trail before the weather took its toll.

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Fantastic day on Bill Milne trail

February 5, 2018
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Next to the inkpots photo from Chuck, you won’t see more spectacular scenery than on the Bill Milne trail on a beautiful blue-sky day like it was today. Being able to ski

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New Year’s eve skiing in K-Country

December 31, 2017
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The trails I did today are all very easy, and offer some spectacular scenery. I did a 7K loop including Evan-Thomas fire road, Wedge Connector, and Bill Milne.

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Weekend update

November 12, 2017

This early in the season, I like to keep reminding readers to click on the Trip Reports tab on the main menu to see what’s transpiring. Today, it’s only 7 pm, and we’ve already got reconnaissance

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Kananaskis: Skogan Pass, Terrace, Wedge, PLPP

November 9, 2017
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Thanks to all the rock pickers on Skogan Pass! As more skiers snowplow over the trail, more rocks appear. I was busy digging one of them out of the Screamer when

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Heaven for XC skiers

March 7, 2017
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Fallsalot mentioned playing hooky and “skiing orgy.” Tomorrow would be a perfect day to do it. I wish I had thought of “skiing orgy” because that would have described this wonderful day.

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Great conditions on Bill Milne and Wedge

February 8, 2017
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Today was probably the perfect day to ski. Snow is still cold, but the air temperature was pleasant, with sunny skies and no wind. The conditions on Bill Milne and Wedge Connector are as good as I’ve ever seen them.

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Beautiful!

January 11, 2017
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-Bill Milne trail at Ribbon Creek parking lot- The wind was howling and the snow was blowing on the drive out to Kananaskis.

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Where is this?

January 10, 2017

This photo was sent in by Ribbon Creek tracksetter Jeff at 2:55 pm. You can look at the Live Grooming Report and make an educated guess. I would say it’s a specific section of the the Evan-Thomas fire road, perhaps the part that was

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Bill Milne from Wedge Pond

December 27, 2016
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Thanks for all the trip reports today. Nice to see the cougar and wolf tracks in Chuck’s photos. Chuck did an epic 36K yesterday and 29K today.

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Thank you, Bill Milne

January 19, 2016
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-The Bill Milne trail in Kananaskis- With the excellent conditions this winter, the Bill Milne trail in Kananaskis has been discovered by many classic and skate skiers

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Duluth, Edmonton now Winnipeg

November 29, 2015
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-Skiers from Winnipeg at the Ribbon creek parking lot- Every day for the past three days I’ve met skiers on the trail who have been enticed to come here because of the wonderful pictures

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