Frozen thunder

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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Snow guns are operating

October 28, 2013
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The cold temperatures are enabling the snowmaking to operate full-force at the Canmore Nordic Centre.

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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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Frozen Thunder day 4

October 22, 2013
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- Kaitlyn from Minnesota and sam from Maine were doing laps on Frozen Thunder -  I was curious to see how the snow was holding up at Frozen Thunder,

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A great start on Frozen Thunder

October 19, 2013
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- Simi Hamilton and his U.S. national team teammates complete their first lap on Frozen Thunder -  It’s miraculous and it’s here!

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The amazing Frozen Thunder ready to open with 2.2K

October 18, 2013
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The crews were putting the finishes touches on Frozen Thunder today. Trucks were still dumping snow on the new addition: a 200 meter spur heading up the Salt Lake trail.

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Who will be first?

October 16, 2013
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- The Emerald connector trail is a lot of fun – Last winter, Parks Canada discontinued their tracksetting efforts in Yoho and Emerald Lake.

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Skiing this weekend in Canmore – Guaranteed!

October 15, 2013
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It was dumping snow in Canmore today! Frozen Thunder has faithfully returned for the fifth consecutive year.

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“Absolutely terrific”

October 24, 2012
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Those were the words of the U.S. women’s national ski team coach Matt Whitcomb when I spoke with him late this afternoon on Frozen Thunder. He said this snow and track is phenomenal.

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As predicted

October 23, 2012
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- Mark and his girlfriend Eamier who recently moved here from Ireland – With the cold temperatures and new snow, my expectations for Frozen thunder today were pretty lofty. I wasn’t disappointed.

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Don’t be a jerk

October 23, 2012
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  Last winter, one of my most-commented posts was about an incident on the trail at Moraine Lake Road, when another skier tried to force my friend

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Fabulous conditions on Frozen thunder

October 22, 2012
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The snow guns have produced enough new snow to make the conditions on frozen thunder the envy of skiers all over the world. Today we were greeted

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New and improved

October 21, 2012
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- Skiers were enjoying the good classic track on Frozen Thunder this morning – With the cold temperatures overnight, the Canmore Nordic Centre now has the snow guns

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Frozen thunder much improved with natural snow

October 20, 2012
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- Devon Kershaw and Ivan Babikov from Canada’s national ski team – By 5:30 this afternoon when I ventured out to do some skiing, Frozen Thunder had received about 4 cm of new snow.

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Canadian ski team

October 19, 2012
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The national cross-country and biathlon teams were introduced today at the Canmore Nordic Centre. CBC was there doing a story

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All the way from Minneapolis…to ski on Frozen Thunder

October 17, 2012
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- Doug and Jenny from Minneapolis – Skiers from across North America have converged on the Canmore Nordic Centre to get a jump on the ski season.

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Frozen thunder GPS track

October 14, 2012

The blue outline on the below map shows the track of Frozen Thunder at the Canmore Nordic Centre.

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