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A perfect day in Lake Louise

November 22, 2016
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-The smile from Karen says it all- Update: Video from Nov 22 skiing on MLR A severe case of envy will set in as you look at the photos from today’s skiing, that is, if you

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Great Divide is trackset

November 20, 2016
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-Yvette, Pollie, and Phil on the Great Divide- The Banff trail report this morning indicated the Great Divide would be trackset today.

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Lake Louise snow report

October 28, 2016
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-Moraine Lake road at Lake Louise saw a few skiers today but has not been groomed yet- It was fun running into Diana Piggott at the Moraine Lake road trailhead today.

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Chuck skis the Great Divide on Oct 15

October 16, 2016
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Here’s the report from Chuck… First ski trip of the season was Great!

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Looks can be deceiving

March 22, 2016
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The snow in these photos looks magnificent, but truthfully, it’s wet, except on Lower Telemark where it was icy.

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Great Divide and Telemark trail

February 12, 2016
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Winter Wonderland returns! As you’ve already heard, it was snowing this morning at Lake Louise.

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Off to a great start at CNC

November 24, 2015
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-Banff trail at Canmore Nordic Centre. You can see the new warming hut in the background- Right now is a good time to explore the lesser-used trails

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The Great Divide was….Great!

November 9, 2015
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-You can read Martin’s evaluation of the Great Divide and the Telemark trail on the Trip Reports(under the name MaSid)-

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Snowmageddon at Lake Louise

November 8, 2015
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-Lots of new snow on Moraine Lake road at Lake Louise. Photo by Chuck O’Callaghan- Thanks for the trip reports today! Be sure to click over and look at the rest

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Friday night shenanigans

November 6, 2015
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-Tawny on the Great Divide- You can read Tawny’s evaluation of the Great Divide on the Trip reports. I would add that you’ll find it a bit bumpy

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Beautiful skiing in Lake Louise

February 15, 2015
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In the photo above: Fiona in the one piece purple snow suit. Charlotte in the purple jacket and patterned pants. Juliette in the dark purple with pink gloves outfit with rainbow

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Where are the easy trails for beginners?

January 16, 2015

Question from a reader: “Can you recommend some beginner trails, that is, ones that don’t have really steep runs and perhaps maybe would only appeal to other beginners?”

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An excellent beginner’s trail

December 1, 2014
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Groomer’s Report from Parks Canada tracksetter Jeff at Lake Louise: Hi Bob, Great Divide trackset to O’Hara and back. Skate lane as well. The Dog Sled operation started today on the 1A. Jeff

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Good news from Lake Louise

November 25, 2014
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-Moraine Lake road was trackset and groomed for skating this morning. Photo by Tracksetters Jeff and Andrew.- Here’s a summary of today’s events and reports:

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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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XC ski conditions at Lake Louise

November 14, 2014
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-The Great Divide is rough but skiable.- Yesterday(Thursday), I checked all the packed trails at Lake Louise. We’re usually

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Confederation Golf Course; Great Divide

November 12, 2014
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I’ve updated the link for the Confederation Golf Course Trail Report. Mary Jane tells me “we will post updated grooming reports on our home page and ‘sticky’ them

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Bear and bare

November 3, 2014
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With curiosity getting the better of me, we took a Sunday drive to Lake Louise yesterday. It was great seeing a bear,  but I would have preferred seeing some snow.

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Lake Louise

April 3, 2014
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Conditions were reasonably good on Moraine Lake road yesterday at Lake Louise. The snow temperature was -6°C at 12 noon, air was -3.There was about 6-8 cm

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Lake Louise trails were wonderful today

December 17, 2013
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-Valerie was the first skier to enjoy the new tracks on Fairview- It had started snowing by the time I hit the trail at Lake Louise. I could see there had been

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