Jody was just finished tracksetting Elk Pass when I arrived around 1:30 pm. Starting at 5 a.m, he also worked on Blueberry Hill, Tyrwhitt, Hydroline and Patterson. Check the PLPP Live Grooming
The advice from Heather to go early is appropriate at this time of year. The high angle of the sun wreaks havoc on the trails by early afternoon.
If Chuck’s report and photos of Mt Shark have enticed you, along with tonight’s tracksetting, to head over there on Friday, be aware that Spray Lakes/Smith Dorrien road south of Canmore will be closed for avalanche control
I always referred to this, my all-time favourite, as the Tyrwhitt Loop but Helen renamed it the “SkierBob Special” a few years ago. I see from Helen’s report
I can hardly stand all this winning! I thoroughly enjoyed the best ski trip of the winter today. Perfect conditions everywhere. I live for days like this! Keith Bagnall has submitted today’s update
Update Dec 30 @9:35 a.m: The Live Grooming Report has been fixed and now shows the trails which were groomed/trackset last night. Update from Tracksetter Jody on Friday, Dec 30 @ 2:04 a.m:
-Wonderful conditions in the south end of PLPP today- I can’t add much to the reports from Carol, Duane and Keith regarding PLPP, other than
While climbing the south side of Kananaskis Fire Lookout(following in Carolyn’s tracks), a blogger has lots of time to think of catchy titles for his next post.
Today was about as good as it gets. I would have been satisfied with the events of this day even without skiing on the wonderful conditions in PLPP.
The PLPP trail report was updated today and it’s nice to see some trails are starting to be groomed. Most were roller-packed with a snowmobile, but if I’m reading the trail report correctly, it sounds like Elk pass