Kananaskis Village

Elk Pass is trackset

December 9, 2016

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. Congratulations to Herb Kruschke for picking the correct date in the

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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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Beautiful

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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End of the trail

November 21, 2013
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 – At the end of Terrace trail, skiers stare in anguish at the insurmountable barrier of Ribbon creek –  Hmmm…it could be an appropriate title for the last post

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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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Kananaskis village and Ribbon creek

March 15, 2013
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 – Skiers on Terrace link trail – New tracksetting from yesterday was in fine condition for waxless skis. I was using my zero skis and climbed the steep hill

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Utopia for xc skiers

February 28, 2013
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I think every trail in PLPP must be in great condition right now. I didn’t ski them all, but the ones I did ski were excellent, and the others which I observed looked good.

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Skogan pass: hard and fast

February 26, 2013
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It’s getting close to the end of February and I still hadn’t skied to Hummingbird Plume so today was the day. We don’t

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