Frozen thunder

3 cm at Lake Louise

October 30, 2015
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Right on schedule, the snow has arrived at Lake Louise, but still not enough for packing or grooming. The Snow Forecast shows

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Frozen Thunder grows

October 25, 2015
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-Lisa from Minnesota checks the additional 230 metres of snow on Frozen Thunder–

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Frozen Thunder is open

October 23, 2015
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-Hanne, Makenna, and Sidney from Saskatchewan were happy to be on snow again- Dozens of skiers from all over the continent were on hand for the first day of Frozen Thunder

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Skiing this weekend!

October 20, 2015
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Snow has made an appearance at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Frozen Thunder will be groomed and ready for skiing on Fri Oct 23.

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Friday night update

November 14, 2014
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-The Great Divide at Lake Louise has better snow cover the further you go. Photo by Chuck O’Callaghan.- Thanks to all the trip reports, we have a good idea where to find

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A rejuvenated Frozen Thunder

November 11, 2014
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All we needed was some cold weather and new snow to create excellent conditions on Frozen thunder at the Canmore Nordic Centre. It was worth shutting it down for one day, because the transformation is remarkable.

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Frozen Thunder Day 16

November 2, 2014
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-It’s looking a little more like winter on Frozen Thunder at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Olympian Dasha Gaiazova is doing her first laps as a retired racer.-

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Frozen Thunder going strong

October 22, 2014
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Before I get started, I’d like to thank everyone for liking me on Facebook. We’ve reached the 500 milestone.  Tonight at Frozen Thunder, I encountered

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Olympians skiing at Frozen Thunder

October 20, 2014
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-Olympians Brian and Caitlin Gregg from Minneapolis arrived today to train on Frozen Thunder.- I wanted to see

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Happy skiers on Frozen Thunder

October 19, 2014
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-Jesse Cockney will be racing for Canada on the World Cup circuit this winter.- Another busy day on frozen Thunder. I skied more and talked less

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How’s this for mid-October?

October 18, 2014
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Dozens of skiers were on hand for the opening of Frozen Thunder today, and I would say conditions were superb.

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Frozen Thunder is ready

October 17, 2014
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I drove over to the Canmore Nordic Centre just before sundown to see what had transpired today. Tracksetter Paul was just exiting the Pisten-Bully

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Skiers are on the way

October 16, 2014
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Welcome to Canmore and Frozen thunder! One of the things I like best about Frozen Thunder is the multitude of skiers I meet

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Skiing starts this weekend at Canmore

October 14, 2014
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Yes, I know it’s mid-October with daytime highs in excess of +10°C,  but your eyes don’t deceive you.

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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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