Kananaskis Village

Kananaskis Village trails

January 18, 2019
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The phrase “thin but skiable” is one we’ll remember from this low-snow winter. I was losing hope that we’d ever see any tracksetting on these trails,

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Ski season is on!

November 3, 2017
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It’s wonderful to be back on the snow! With 4 cm of new snow over yesterday’s grooming, the Kananaskis Village trails were very enjoyable today.

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Heaven for XC skiers

March 7, 2017
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Fallsalot mentioned playing hooky and “skiing orgy.” Tomorrow would be a perfect day to do it. I wish I had thought of “skiing orgy” because that would have described this wonderful day.

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Kananaskis Village/Ribbon Creek update

March 4, 2017

Tracksetter Jeff is out working tonight and sent me another photo of the Kovach picnic table. He remarked…

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Best ski day of the year coming up

January 13, 2017
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-Members of the Norseman Ski Club on Aspen trail in Kananaskis- Tomorrow(Saturday) may offer the most choices for skiing ever. Trails in the

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Elk Pass is trackset

December 9, 2016
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I took the above photo around 5:15 pm with the help of my car’s headlights. I drove over to the Elk Pass trailhead after skiing on yesterday’s groomed/trackset trails in PLPP. I’ll have an update on those later tonight.

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Thin but skiable

December 5, 2016
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Update Dec 6 @ 8: 30 a.m: I’ve added 14 new photos to the Emerald lake Lodge contest page. The deep freeze has settled in; it’s -21°C in Canmore this morning.

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Ribbon creek & Kananaskis village

December 23, 2015
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-Trinity, Terry, and Dominic on Terrace trail near Kananaskis village- I waited for the temperature to warm up and arrived at Ribbon creek

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The best skiing on planet earth

December 12, 2015
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-Kim and Emily at the Pocaterra – Whiskey jack junction- You know it’s going to be a good day when: »You take pictures of the scenery while driving out

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Name the Ribbon creek hill

December 11, 2015

Email received from TSJ(Tracksetter Jeff) today at 1:13 pm: “Hi Bob, I was thinking we need a little help naming the big hill on Ribbon. We have the Skogan Screamer and the Skogan Slash but right now all we have is the Ribbon Hill. “

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Christmas dinner on Terrace trail

December 25, 2014

Update Dec 26 @ 9:45 a.m.: Kananaskis Public Safety advised me this morning the carcass was moved and Terrace trail remains open to skiers.  I learned from my experiences many years ago with the Central Rockies Wolf Project that when you

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Tracksetting update including Pipestone

December 23, 2014

We had a lot of information regarding the Canmore Nordic Centre yesterday, so let’s see what else is transpiring. Andrew has been busy at Lake Louise:

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Kananaskis village trails

December 4, 2014
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-Terrace trail near Kananaskis village.- I skied the perimeter loop of the Kananaskis Village trails yesterday(Wed Dec 3) in the late afternoon. Air and snow temperature were -10°C.

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Snowfall and trail grooming update

November 27, 2014
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I’m thrilled to get our first Groomer’s Report from Tracksetter Jeff at Kananaskis Village/Ribbon Creek/Skogan pass:

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Winter’s back in Kananaskis

March 22, 2014
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Thank you to everybody who left Trip Reports! It’s nice to see all the activity again. When Tessa and I parked at Stoney trailhead at 1:30 pm it was -6°C. Later in the day,

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March 3, 2014
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 – Thierry and Anita were skiing on upper Kovach. – Beautiful cold snow. Beautiful tracksetting. Beautiful weather. I’m sure everyone is anxious to know

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Get the green wax ready

February 27, 2014
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 – Bob and Tessa on Hay Meadow. –  The trails in the vicinity of Kananaskis Village, Ribbon creek, and Skogan pass have been exceptionally fine this winter.

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Returning to the scene…

February 8, 2014
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– Simone and Mike on Kovach. – Do you ever look back and recall a day, an occasion, an experience, or a situation which was truly a life-changing event?

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Excellent conditions at Kananaskis village and Bill Milne

January 24, 2014

The weather forecast has been very incorrect this week, with today being another example. Environment Canada was predicting a high of +7°C for Canmore and Kananaskis village, but it

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Wonderful conditions while they last

January 14, 2014
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It’s very enjoyable to ski the trails around Ribbon creek and Kananaskis village when the conditions are good. With the

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