Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake and Connector

January 25, 2019
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-The Emerald Connector was partially trackset but rough in other spots- After skiing at Lake Louise yesterday, I stayed overnight in Field at Truffle Pigs Lodge, wanting

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Beautiful skiing at Emerald Lake

March 7, 2018
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We had excellent trail conditions and perfect weather for skiing at Emerald Lake. The Alluvial Fan and the Emerald Connector were trackset yesterday,

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Lucky day #3

March 6, 2018

If anyone wants to make the drive to Yoho, all the trails will be in great shape tomorrow(Wednesday). This is the email I received this afternoon from Marilyn at the Kicking Horse Ski Club:

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Nordic Yoho Challenge

February 13, 2018

“The Kicking Horse ski club decided to organize a fun social ski day in Yoho National Park for all you keen Nordic skiers out there, this is a day for everyone to come and explore our fantastic trails in good snow conditions with some friends!”

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One more day before the big one

February 6, 2018

No doubt you’ve heard that we are expecting upwards of 40 cm of snow starting Wednesday evening. The Snow Forecast is predicting 41 cm at Ribbon Creek and 49 cm in PLPP. If the snow materializes, it will take a few days

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Emerald Lake Lodge contest starts today

December 5, 2017

I’ve posted the “Win 2 free nights at Emerald Lake Lodge” contest. You can enter with a comment, or a photo. The photo can be of anything and anywhere. Likewise the comments,

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Emerald Lake: Picture perfect

March 9, 2017
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The skiing today, surrounded by some of the Rockies most impressive peaks, with spectacular blue skies, was beyond expectations. The 2 cm of new snow which was predicted was only a skiff

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Perfect timing for Emerald Lake

March 8, 2017
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The Emerald Lake trails were being packed late this afternoon while I was skiing on them. Tracksetter Hans finished packing Tree Hugger, Horse trail, Alluvial Fan, and the trail across the lake.

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Emerald Lake and Yoho

February 12, 2015
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Without fail, we’ve always had cold snow and favourable conditions for our annual trip to Emerald Lake Lodge and the surrounding ski trails,

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Emerald Lake and Yoho

February 4, 2015

From all the reports I’m getting, it sounds like the trails are in great shape. This is the latest email I received from Jessica… Just a quick reminder that we will be doing a guided ski trip

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Great skiing conditions everywhere

January 8, 2014
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 – The Emerald connector was in great shape – As enjoyable as it is to stay at Emerald Lake Lodge, it’s probably a good

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I’d rather be skiing

January 7, 2014
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Getting married at Emerald Lake would be fantastic, but it pales in comparison to skiing in superb conditions as they were today. I’ve never had such a wonderful time

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Wonderful conditions in Yoho

December 27, 2013
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– The Emerald connector – When I arrived at the Natural Bridge in Yoho yesterday, I could see they had at least 10 cm of new snow in the past day or two.

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A reminder to get your KHSC membership

October 28, 2013
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  – Emerald Lake is a spectacular place to ski –  Click this link to buy your membership: KHSC membership. I won’t be the

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We have a winner!

December 18, 2012
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Congratulations to Robert Rombough, the winner of a new pair of Fischer Sportglass skis. Thanks to everyone for all the interesting, insightful, and humorous

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Let’s support ski trail grooming in Yoho and Emerald Lake

October 14, 2012
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If you missed the news earlier this year, Parks Canada decided to end grooming of the xc trails in Yoho and Emerald Lake as a cost-saving measure. Thanks to some new

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Yoho – still finding new trails

January 2, 2012
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We started out the new year with what I consider to be the most scenic, trackset trail in the Rockies. It’s the Emerald Lake horse trail and alluvial fan. Now for the first time ever, we skied on the east side of Emerald Lake which is also trackset. It allows you to complete

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A romantic skiing getaway

December 21, 2011
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The Canadian rockies are home to some magnificent historic lodges which retain a lot of their original charm, and we were able to experience the ambience and atmosphere of two of them

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Skiing for three days in a row…

February 10, 2010

It’s been a while since I could say that. First I want to say thanks to everyone who has sent in comments while I haven’t been out skiing myself. Much appreciated. What’s everyone looking at? Pocaterra trail. Feb 10, 2010 Peter Lougheed Prov Park Today I was in PLPP on the north end trails and conditions were great. Pocaterra, […]

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Happy New Year! Updates…

January 1, 2010

West Bragg Creek Hi Bob, A couple of New Years presents-  fresh tracksetting on most of the  trails,  from the GBCTA,  and warm sunny weather with a temperature  of – 4 at West Bragg Creek,  to ring in the new year. Unfortunately, a visit from the grinch as well- in the form of morons  off-roading […]

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