Castle Lookout

Brass monkey boxing day

December 26, 2017
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How many of you know the origin of this phrase? I thought it meant something completely different:

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Castle Lookout to Baker Creek

January 12, 2017
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This trail is known by a couple other names: “Leg 2 of the Loppet” and  “Double Hump Trail”(courtesy of Helen Read). It was groomed and trackset

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“Red chair” scenery

January 12, 2016
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There are several locations along the Castle Lookout to Baker Creek trail where Banff National Park could install their famous red chairs. Yesterday, Helen Read

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Fantastic conditions from Castle Lookout to Baker Creek

January 5, 2016
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My favourite part of this trail is the initial 5K from Castle Lookout. Soon after starting out, it veers away from the road and meanders through sensational scenery.

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Baker Creek to Castle Lookout

December 7, 2014
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-Spectacular conditions on the Baker Creek to Castle Lookout trail in Banff. Photo by Jo Lunn.- Have you skied this little-known trail?

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We made the right choice

November 28, 2009

Conditions were just about perfect If you stayed home to mail out your Christmas cards instead of joining us for a fabulous XC ski trip to Lake Louise, well, you’ve got your priorities all messed up. LOL (Glenna are you listening?) We couldn’t have asked for better weather or snow conditions. Andrew had just finished […]

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