Canmore Nordic Centre

Frozen Thunder going strong

October 22, 2014
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Before I get started, I’d like to thank everyone for liking me on Facebook. We’ve reached the 500 milestone.  Tonight at Frozen Thunder, I encountered

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Olympians skiing at Frozen Thunder

October 20, 2014
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-Olympians Brian and Caitlin Gregg from Minneapolis arrived today to train on Frozen Thunder.- I wanted to see

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Happy skiers on Frozen Thunder

October 19, 2014
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-Jesse Cockney will be racing for Canada on the World Cup circuit this winter.- Another busy day on frozen Thunder. I skied more and talked less

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How’s this for mid-October?

October 18, 2014
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Dozens of skiers were on hand for the opening of Frozen Thunder today, and I would say conditions were superb.

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Frozen Thunder is ready

October 17, 2014
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I drove over to the Canmore Nordic Centre just before sundown to see what had transpired today. Tracksetter Paul was just exiting the Pisten-Bully

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Skiers are on the way

October 16, 2014
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Welcome to Canmore and Frozen thunder! One of the things I like best about Frozen Thunder is the multitude of skiers I meet

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Six months of skiing at Canmore Nordic Centre

April 17, 2014
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Early skiers at the Canmore Nordic Centre could have used wax, but when I arrived at 11 a.m. the snow was already

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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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