Comments on the weekend’s skiing

March 6, 2010

This warm weather has everyone concerned about the condition of the trails. Are conditions still good at Elk Pass? I see they groomed and trackset it yesterday. Don’t forget, it’s the Lake Louise Loppet tomorrow(Sunday March 7). This event next weekend in Golden looks like fun and it sounds like they’ve got snow Western Canadian Masters Championships

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Comments on the weekend’s skiing

January 31, 2010

We received about 3 cm of new snow overnight and it sure freshened up the natural-snow trails at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Banff  Trail and Meadowview both in good shape; even Bow Trail is a lot better with just a few thin patches and a few places where there are twigs sticking up through the tracks. […]

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West Bragg; PLPP; Ribbon Creek; Golden

January 27, 2010

Hi Bob, I was out for a ski at West Bragg Creeek this morning. It was a glorious day – bright blue sky and temperatures in the -5 to -10 range. I skied Iron Springs – Elbow Trail – Loggers and Moose Loop. Conditions were generally excellent – most of it was trackset with the best coverage on Iron Springs – […]

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Cascade Fire Road – fabulous conditions!

December 28, 2009

30K of XC skiing bliss in a magnificent and beautiful place  Talk about a trail with great scenery, this is it! Arlene and I couldn’t have asked for a nicer day or better conditions for an incredible afternoon of skiing on Cascade Fire Road in Banff National Park. The trail was trackset five days ago, and there […]

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Canmore Nordic Centre(CNC); PLPP; Golden,BC

December 3, 2009

 Update Dec 4: The CNC website states: “Please note there will be very limited public skiing on the weekend due to two events.” The website shows most of the trails will be closed for the weekend. Canmore Nordic Centre. Dec 3, 2009  I received an email yesterday from John in Edmonton who was asking me for […]

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Lookin’ good for the weekend

November 20, 2009

As previously mentioned, I am co-ordinating a ski trip for beginners/novices/intermediates on Saturday to K-Country. In other words, anyone can participate as we will split into two groups. I’m going to stay with the beginners/novices while Cheryl will take the manic skiers on some more challenging and longer trails in the south end of Peter Lougheed Prov […]

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