It’s the first day of spring tomorrow. The last time spring arrived this early was in 1896 — 124 years ago! It’s usually on March 20 and occasionally March 21. I was heading to PLPP to ski on yesterday’s new tracksetting, but stopped at Evan-Thomas to check the snow conditions.
“XC ski trail grooming is perfectly designed to provide the recommended safe spacing and social distancing.” Conditions on the Bill Milne trail were as good as ever yesterday. After skiing the village trails, I drove to my private parking spot at the golf course – to find six cars there!…
It’s possible that conditions may have been this good at some point in the past, but I can’t remember when. It was -11°C with sunny skies and no wind at Kananaskis Village at 1:30 pm. I skied the Terrace north – Kovach Lookout – Kovach return to Village loop and…
I have an update on Goat Creek to post later tonight. I wish I could say I had the perfect tracks that Ernie and Maria enjoyed today. It’s incredible to see all the Ribbon Creek/Kananaskis Village/Bill Milne/Skogan Pass trails in such great shape. This trip report put a smile on…
What an incredibly enjoyable afternoon of skiing in Kananaskis today. The “circle is complete” and you can ski the 7K loop consisting of Evan-Thomas, Wedge Connector, and Bill Milne trails.
Dec 27, 2019 The Wedge Connector is ideal if you’re a beginner or novice skier. Christine and I took Ricky out for his first ever ski trip today on Wedge and at the conclusion, he said it was a lot of fun.
Dec 24, 2019 These photos were taken today on the Bill Milne trail in Kananaskis. Update: I was asked where this trail starts. There a few places where you can access it:
Sabrina and MaSid have submitted reports, now I’ll give my two cents. It was a nice day of skiing
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.
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