Cascade Valley

Weekend update

November 12, 2017
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-Katrin during lunch break at Cascade Valley. Photo by Chip Scialfa- This early in the season, I like to keep reminding readers to click on the Trip Reports tab on the main menu to see what’s transpiring.

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Great day on Cascade Valley

January 5, 2017
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I have no complaints about conditions on Cascade Valley. Being able to race at full speed down the big hill at the end tells you conditions are A-OK.

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Christmas on Cascade Valley

December 25, 2016
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About 5-6 cm of new snow already covered yesterday’s tracksetting on Cascade Valley. The tracks were well skied-in by the time I got there, but skaters would have had a good workout.

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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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Upper Bankhead and Cascade Valley

December 18, 2016
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Great to see the Trip Reports page coming alive again. I have to say thanks to all Trip Reporters especially those who

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Upper Bankhead and Cascade Valley

February 7, 2016
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With the warm temperatures coming this week, I decided to forego the new tracksetting in PLPP and take advantage

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Lots of snow in Cascade valley

January 16, 2016
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-Rosalie, Haley, Rebecca, Ali at the Cascade river bridge(6K)- It was snowing lightly at 1:45 pm, and the temperature was -10°C. I can hardly be bothered to take a snow

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Cascade valley at its best

December 13, 2015
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-Wonderful conditions on Cascade valley- Cascade valley was groomed and trackset yesterday, and already had a couple cm of new overnight snow. By the time

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Cascaders

December 13, 2015

This first update on Cascade valley consists of all the downhillers on the big hill. As I was climbing the big hill at the start of Cascade valley, I tried to get a photo of everyone

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Cascade bridge now ready

September 8, 2015
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I just received the photo and this note from Chuck O’Callaghan: “Hey Bob, You might like to know that the Cascade Bridge is complete and ready for use! Jeannette gives it two thumbs up. Just waiting for snow!

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The little house in Cascade Valley

March 1, 2015
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At one time, people lived in a little house on the banks of the Cascade river. It’s a stunningly beautiful location

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Many great choices for the weekend

January 9, 2015
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-Hahn and Aly were enjoying the beautiful day and good snow conditions on Cascade valley- For cross-country skiers, this is

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Looking forward to the new bridge

April 3, 2014
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 – There used to be a bridge here. I’m hoping it will be back in place for next winter. – I’m happy to say that my last ski trip this winter on Cascade valley was an enjoyable one!

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Upper Bankhead, a new trail in Banff

November 30, 2013
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This new trail is a feast for the eyes. Being completely in the open, you are surrounded by spectacular scenery. As a result

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End of the trail

November 21, 2013
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 – At the end of Terrace trail, skiers stare in anguish at the insurmountable barrier of Ribbon creek –  Hmmm…it could be an appropriate title for the last post

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More trails being trackset daily

November 20, 2013
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Update Nov 21: Canmore Nordic Centre The popular natural-snow trails, Bow, Meadowview, and Banff(beyond Mine Meadow) have been

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Moraine Lake and Flint’s Park

March 26, 2013
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If you haven’t checked the photos on Chuck’s trip reports, you’re missing some spectacular sights. MORAINE LAKE Perfectly groomed to the viewpoint and

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Cascade Valley

March 18, 2013
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It was -4°C at Lake Minnewanka at 2:30 pm with about 6 – 8 cm of new snow on the Cascade Valley trail. There were decent skier-set tracks and VR45(-2/-8) was giving excellent grip.

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Cascade Valley

March 5, 2013
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As I started up the big hill at the beginning of the Cascade Valley trail, my wax(VR45) didn’t give much grip in the areas where the trail was sun

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Confused about the location of Cascade Fire road

January 7, 2013

(Click on photos for a larger image) I’m posting this email from Meg because it’s the second occasion where we’ve had someone uncertain about the location of Cascade Fire road. To make things even more confusing,

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