Canmore Nordic Centre

Brutal weather

March 1, 2014
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It was sunny and bright. The snow and trail conditions were excellent. Parking spots were easy to find. Those are the only good things I have to say about skiing in this windy deep freeze.

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Making the draw

February 5, 2014

Update: We have a winner! I’ve already received a confirmation email from jeff. Yes, that Jeff. Tracksetter Jeff is the winner of the Home Waxing Setup.

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First ski of 2014 at Canmore Nordic Centre

January 1, 2014
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Happy new year everyone! Hundreds of skiers chose the Canmore Nordic Centre as their destination for the first ski

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Found! Clean snow and good tracks

December 16, 2013
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One thing you can always depend on after a snowfall:  the Canmore Nordic Centre will have the trails groomed and trackset by the following morning.

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Banff loop is open at CNC

December 11, 2013
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A couple of new developments at the Canmore Nordic Centre: The entire Banff loop on the man-made snow is now open. The photo above shows the upper part of the loop

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Beginner skiers: Where to ski?

November 24, 2013

We’ve talked about many different trails on this blog so far this winter, but haven’t given the beginner skiers any advice on which trails would be suitable to try out this wonderful activity. By far the best trail for beginners would be the Great

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Early-season big snowfall

November 19, 2013
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 - Fresh snow on the Salt Lake trail at Canmore Nordic Centre -  Every April we get that 30 cm dump of snow and wonder why it can’t come in November. Our wish came

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Canmore Nordic Centre – a blue wax day

November 17, 2013
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The man-made snow trails are in excellent condition at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Frozen Thunder has expanded considerably and is at least triple

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A few trails in Kananaskis have been groomed

November 8, 2013

Just in! Fantastic news! Some grooming has occurred, and the new trail reporting system is in place for this winter. It’s similar to the “Live

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Right on schedule

November 4, 2013
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- Moraine Lake road was roll-packed today. Photo by Connie Atkinson -  We’re usually skiing on Moraine Lake Road(MLR) by the first week in November,

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Frozen Thunder grows

November 2, 2013
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 - Blog readers Deborah, Mandy and Collin were enjoying the fresh snow – Not only is the snow deeper, but 100 metres of distance has been added

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Two weeks into Frozen Thunder

November 1, 2013
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It’s holding up well, and with the predicted cold temperatures and new snow this weekend, it should only get better.

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Frozen Thunder race

October 24, 2013
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 - Dakota Blackhorse von Jess(#47) from the U.S. was the men’s winner in the Frozen Thunder classic sprint -  Snow conditions were at their best for October

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Frozen Thunder day 4

October 22, 2013
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- Kaitlyn from Minnesota and sam from Maine were doing laps on Frozen Thunder -  I was curious to see how the snow was holding up at Frozen Thunder,

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Canmore Nordic Centre post-flood update

June 28, 2013

(The Nordic Centre has provided this update) The Canmore Nordic Centre is open for public use! Road access is unimpeded, almost all trails and facilities are accessible and both the Day Lodge and Trailsports are open daily.    Here’s how the Great Flood of 2013 unfolded at the

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Encore

April 14, 2013
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Lots of skiers were enjoying the return of winter today in Canmore. As you’ve already read from the trip reports, the cold temperatures

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Horsin’ around at Canmore Nordic Centre

March 4, 2013
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Conditions at the Canmore Nordic Centre were at their very best today. Sunny skies, -4°C and no wind. All the trails

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Christmas skiing at the Canmore Nordic Centre

December 25, 2012
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 - The trails were busy with Christmas day skiers – I’m a late-afternoon skier, usually starting around 3 pm as Helen continues to remind us, but today I broke from the routine and started at 4 pm. When I

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Nicer weather in PLPP

December 23, 2012
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 - John and Nicole from Cochrane were out for their first-ever ski in PLPP – It’s a good thing the moose is gone from Tyrwhitt because I wouldn’t have stood a chance of outrunning outskiing it today.

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Ready for world cup racing

December 11, 2012
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 - Elin Mohlin and Linn Sömskar from team Sweden will be attempting to qualify for the sprints on Saturday - It will be a real treat for the skiers to have such wonderful conditions and perfect weather after

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