Blueberry Hill

A Blueberry best day

December 8, 2017
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For skiers willing to brave the first 1.3K of nasty, cold wind on Elk Pass, you were rewarded with new tracksetting and fantastic conditions on Elk Pass and Blueberry

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Hugs, everybody!

November 27, 2017
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-The hugging tree on Elk Pass- Elk Pass was in great shape today, and I made a point of getting a photo of Georgina’s hugging tree.

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Consequences: the rest of the story

November 27, 2017

I’ve accepted the apology(on behalf of all xc skiers who were affected by this incident) and expect behaviors to change, but why does it take such extreme situations to make people aware of

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Spectacular day on Elk Pass and Blueberry Hill

November 25, 2017
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-Mary at the top of the big hill. She had already been to the end of Elk Pass when I met her.- It was like Christmas morning

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Exceptional day on Elk Pass and Blueberry Hill

December 10, 2016
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–Elk Pass: Beautiful surroundings, beautiful tracks, beautiful weather.- I’m glad I didn’t let this morning’s snow storm or cold temperatures deter me from going

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Excellent on new grooming…and before 2 pm

March 25, 2016
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-Nola and Geoff on Tyrwhitt. – I was on the trail at 10:30 this morning and had lovely cold snow

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Epic day in PLPP

March 18, 2016
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You’ve read the enthusiastic Trip Reports. It was indeed a terrific day on the south trails in PLPP. I might still be out there if I hadn’t run out of water.

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Blueberry Hill and Elk Pass

January 26, 2016
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As we were skiing along Elk pass, Georgina pointed out a feature which I had never noticed before: the hugging tree. I’ve posted the photo.

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Bring sunscreen and hat

March 18, 2015
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-Sarah on Elk Pass- Here are some photos to go along with Frank Howard’s trip report from Elk Pass.

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Three weeks late

February 23, 2015
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-The Upper Lake Connector. If Elk Pass parking lot is full, park at the Upper Lake and take this trail- I usually reach 1000K during the first week in February. This winter,

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Climber’s delight

January 23, 2015
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-We were skiing in the clouds at the top of Blueberry Hill- Conquering both Whiskey Jack and Blueberry Hill in one day, combined with all the other trails

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Elk pass and Blueberry hill

December 15, 2014
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Conditions were even better today than on Saturday. With all the skiers yesterday, the tracks are fast but still offering great grip with blue wax.

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Blueberry hill

April 11, 2014
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It was a beautiful day to ski up to Blueberry hill with new tracksetting, sunny skies, and wet snow. The wet snow wasn’t so good, but it’s spring and we must make

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Valentine’s day on Blueberry hill and Elk pass

February 15, 2014
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I love it when there’s a centimetre or two of fresh snow on top of the new grooming as it maximizes the fun for descending the steep parts of Blueberry hill.

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Blueberry Hill

January 2, 2014
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-Glenna and Diane at the Elk pass/Blueberry hill junction- Our first Groomer’s Report this morning encouraged me to head for Elk pass/Blueberry hill today.

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First tracks on Elk pass

November 29, 2013
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Today was about as good as it gets. I would have been satisfied with the events of this day even without skiing on the wonderful conditions in PLPP.

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Dreaming of this day

November 23, 2012
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Ribbon Creek and Kananaskis Village Six weeks ago, I was biking up to the Kovach Lookout, dreaming about the day

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More snow bringing gladness to our hearts at Elk Pass

November 19, 2012
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I was greeted by falling, blowing snow and lots of it in PLPP today. The tracks at Elk Pass were still well-defined thanks to all the nice, kind skiers who were breaking trail

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Marginal conditions on Elk Pass

November 2, 2012
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If you are like me, enjoying high-risk behavior and lacking good judgement, then you might enjoy Elk pass. Everyone else, stay away.

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Tent ridge; Blueberry Hill

April 18, 2011

Steve Riggs sent some great photos and an update(just a note to all track skiers…don’t attempt these backcountry trips on skinny skis): Hi Bob, Track skiing has been on the backburner lately, with most of my attention focused on the excellent backcountry skiing conditions in K- Country. The great powder skiing continued on Saturday, in […]

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