Canmore Nordic Centre

Skiing starts this weekend on Frozen Thunder

October 16, 2017

Your eyes don’t deceive you. The miraculous phenomenon known as Frozen Thunder is taking shape at the Canmore Nordic Centre. It will be groomed and ready for skiing on Sat Oct. 21. Expectations are that we’ll have 2K of trails to ski on. These photos were taken this afternoon while the  dump trucks were hauling snow from the […]

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SkiNationals at Canmore Nordic Centre

March 16, 2017
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-Alec MacLean and Jessica Roach from Hardwood Hills ski club in Ontario were getting in some practice at Canmore Nordic Centre today-

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Canmore Nordic Centre

March 14, 2017
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Update: The CNC’s trail report has the following information re: closures for the Ski Nationals March 18 – 25: Closures will include Olympic, Centennial, King of Sweden, Osprey and parts of Meadowview and Coyote. 

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Family day at Canmore Nordic Centre

February 20, 2017
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-Mom Jennifer and daughter Peyton were enjoying the great conditions at the Canmore Nordic Centre- As Helen said on her trip report… “Bravo to all families introducing their children to this addicting sport.”

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Good clean fun

February 7, 2017
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What are the chances of skiing for two hours on natural snow at the Canmore Nordic Centre and not seeing one piece of tree debris? I can tell you, your chances are 100%.

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Christmas eve skiing at CNC

December 24, 2016
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-Sadie and her mom were enjoying the fresh snow and good tracks at Canmore Nordic Centre- This morning’s tracksetting already had about 3 cm of new snow

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Burning off energy at the nordic centre

December 15, 2016
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-Karen and daughter Jill at Canmore Nordic Centre- As I approached the ski trail at Canmore Nordic Centre, two lovely ladies were clicking into their skis, ready to

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More distance at Canmore Nordic Centre

December 13, 2016
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-Kyla and Vinnie on skate skis at the Canmore Nordic Centre- The tracksetting on Banff Trail at CNC is now 2.9K and that’s as far as the man-made snow goes. The conditions are excellent.

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Canmore Nordic Centre

December 12, 2016
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There might not be a large number of skiable kilometres, but what exists is fantastic. I enjoyed checking out the newly-opened trails today with Peter and Barbara. Banff trail is now open for 2.5K

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Mt Shark grooming update

December 8, 2016
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-Watridge Lake road at Mt Shark. Photo from last year- According to the Live Grooming Report for Mt Shark, Watridge Lake road has been trackset. The remainder roll-packed. Here’s the full report:

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Canmore Nordic Centre

December 3, 2016
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I noticed from the CNC Live Grooming Report this morning that some new terrain was added to Frozen Thunder. It looks like about 500 metres on the Nagano trail.

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Opening day at Canmore Nordic Centre

November 19, 2016
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The snow was cold, the tracks were excellent, the weather was beautiful but still cool, and I had good grip with

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Canmore Nordic centre

November 16, 2016
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I stopped at the nordic centre on my way home from Lake Louise and was happy to see the snow guns operating. With freezing temperatures on the horizon, they should

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Frozen Thunder in great shape; Ski Swap tomorrow

October 29, 2016
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-Jenia and Collin were enjoying the great conditions on Frozen Thunder- I stopped in at the Canmore Nordic Centre

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Ski sales this weekend

October 26, 2016

I can’t believe I still have the receipt for my Fischer SCS skis which were purchased in 2001(for $299.00). I’m kind of sentimental about these skis which I’ll be selling at the Canmore Nordic Ski Club’s sale this weekend.

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Frozen Thunder grows

October 23, 2016
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-Skiers on the new trail which opened today at Frozen Thunder- Another 500 metres of track opened today at the incredible Frozen Thunder ski trail at the Canmore Nordic Centre.

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It’s a miracle! Skiing started in Canmore today

October 22, 2016
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-Frozen Thunder at the Canmore Nordic Centre is open for skiing- When I arrived at 8:55 a.m. the temperature was zero with a cloudy sky.

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Skiing starts Sat Oct 22 at Canmore Nordic Centre

October 18, 2016
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More photos of today’s snow. It always amazes me how this chunky, icy, rough snow can be turned into a perfect ski trail by the groomers at CNC.

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Rolling out the Thunder

October 17, 2016
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Off to a humble start, this first unassuming mound of snow is the initial dump of about 400 truckloads(my guess) which will eventually become a respectable

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Win a season’s pass to Canmore Nordic Centre

September 6, 2016

Winter Photo Contest There’s still time to win a Season Pass by entering the Canmore Nordic Centre’s Photo Contest. Submit a maximum of 5

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