What a fantastic day of skiing! For our annual ski trip on the Tyrwhitt Loop, Peter, Chip and I were once again lucky to enjoy the best conditions of the winter. The Tyrwhitt Loop is my all-time favourite, and today it was pure enjoyment. I got pretty excited when I…
Dec 3, 2019 Two more venues were groomed and readied for cross-country skiing yesterday, Priddis golf course and Sandy McNabb. Hopefully the trails on the north side of the road at Sandy McNabb will also be groomed.
Dec 1, 2019 We’re off to a pretty good start this ski season. We have a number of choices where there are trails in good condition. According to Chuck’s photos, the conditions in the south end of PLPP look fabulous. Spectacular photos, thanks Chuck(make sure to read the captions on…
Glad to see trip reports coming in from everywhere, thanks everyone. After skiing late yesterday on Pocaterra, I was surprised to find myself being the first skier on the newly-rolled Elk Pass this morning at 10 a.m.
The most enjoyable sking today was on Fox Creek on the return. It had been groomed yesterday, had about 1 cm of new snow, and was in excellent condition
This ski trip didn’t meet my expectations. When I’m doing my all-time favourite loop, I want everything to be perfect!
I refer to it as the Tyrwhitt loop, and today reminded me why I consider it my favourite ski trip. Lots of variety including great scenery, vigorous climbs, pleasant downhills,
Nick and Ray have most of it covered with their reports on Elk Pass and Blueberry Hill. Nick also included a fantastic photo of the excellent tracks we were skiing on
Jody was just finished tracksetting Elk Pass when I arrived around 1:30 pm. Starting at 5 a.m, he also worked on Blueberry Hill, Tyrwhitt, Hydroline and Patterson. Check the PLPP Live Grooming
We arrived at the Elk Pass trailhead to 5 cm of new snow, and closer to 10 cm as we gained elevation. Windy.com was reasonably correct with their prediction