Brewster Creek

Brewster Creek was trackset today

January 19, 2018
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When I started up Brewster Creek I had a snowmobile packed trail with the usual ridges and ruts. It didn’t bother me, however, because I was wearing my

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Healy and Brewster Creeks

January 12, 2018
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This should be one of the best weekends of skiing this winter with the new snow, new tracksetting, nice weather, and lots of choices.

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West Bragg Creek

January 3, 2018
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Wonderful trip reports coming in from all over today, thanks! West Bragg Creek is a showcase for how to develop a multi-use recreation area and it was great to see

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Giving new meaning to the term “single trackset”

February 27, 2017
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-The second track has been obliterated by snowmobile traffic. It’s easy to see the “washboard” in the multi-use lane.- Brewster Creek ski trail should be maintained for the safety and enjoyment of the taxpaying public who pay for Banff National park.

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Don’t ski here

January 31, 2017
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After nine years of coming up with titles for blog updates, I was surprised that I’ve never used this one. Healy Creek and Brewster Creek are in bad shape.

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Brewster creek to Sundance Lodge

January 13, 2016
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After waiting two years for the Healy creek bridge to be replaced, you can now access Brewster creek from the Healy creek trailhead on the Sunshine road.

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Brewster creek was fun now that I have the right skis

January 13, 2016

I’ll do a separate update about the ski trip on Brewster creek but I first wanted to elucidate about these skis. I’m learning that it’s important to have the right tools for the job.

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A dog-friendly trail in Banff: Healy creek

January 5, 2016
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Now that the temperatures in Banff are a little warmer, and the holiday crowds have dissipated, I felt it was time to check out Healy creek with my dog Tessa.

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Healy creek bridge update

September 7, 2015
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It appears the final touches are being completed on the Healy creek bridge in Banff National Park. The Healy creek trail is still closed from the Sunshine end,

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Breaking trail on Brewster Creek

January 21, 2015
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-Superb scenery along Brewster creek- From the Cave and Basin in Banff, it’s 13.9K to the end of the groomed trail at Sundance Lodge. It was an enjoyable day with stunning

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Monday morning update

January 12, 2015
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I became aware yesterday that you can no longer obtain a dedicated ski trails map for Peter Lougheed Provincial Park(PLPP). The new map, entitled Explore,

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Family day in Banff

February 17, 2014
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– The Horyn family was enjoying Family Day on the Sundance Canyon trail. – It’s a rare occasion when Brewster creek gets trackset, so today I headed for Banff.

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Cougar and wolf

December 28, 2012
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 – Sundance Lodge is at the end of the Brewster creek groomed ski trail – A cougar was spotted today on Healy creek by Doug Connery. I had met Doug descending the Brewster creek trail as I was going up.

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Brewster creek gets you warmed up on a cold day

December 22, 2012
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 – The tracksetter was preparing to set a new track on Healy creek – I phoned out to PLPP and got the news I expected.

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More trails ready

December 20, 2012
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 – Brewster creek trail has been trackset –  With the world coming to an end tomorrow, I hope everyone spent this last day skiing?

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Healy Creek; Brewster Creek; Spray River

March 2, 2012
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I did some scouting around this afternoon in the UNESCO world heritage site that is on my doorstep, Banff National Park.

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Brewster Creek

February 2, 2011

A new trail to explore The Banff Trail report showed Bewster Creek was trackset on Monday, compelling us to check out this trail which ends at the Sundance Lodge. Starting from the Healy Creek trailhead at the Sunshine turn-off, it’s 10K one way.  It was the first time ever that we’ve skied this trail. It was another cold […]

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