Kananaskis Village

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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Cougar in Ribbon creek area

February 22, 2013
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Thank you, trip reporters, for the prompt updates today. Lots of excitement which everyone has probably read about by now, but if you haven’t seen the previous updates

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Ribbon creek just gets better

February 20, 2013
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Update Feb 22: Due to a cougar kill, there are some closures in effect for Ribbon creek west of Link junction, and Link. Check the Trip Reports

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Great snow, wonderful weather, and lots of happy dogs

February 18, 2013
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 – Everyone and their dog were having fun today at Ribbon creek – It was the perfect day

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Surprised again

February 8, 2013
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For two days in a row I’ve been pleasantly surprised by conditions at trails where I thought it would be too icy. Today it was Ribbon creek

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The • most • fun • ever

January 26, 2013
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Did you know that Skogan pass is steeper today than it was 10 years ago? At least, that’s what Jane told me on the trail today. Maybe she was telling me that the years

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Bill Milne trail in Kananaskis

January 25, 2013
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Tessa the springer spaniel, my friend Ruth and I headed to Kananaskis to check out the freshly groomed Bill Milne trail today. It was snowing lightly, and the

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Making the rounds

January 11, 2013
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 – There wasn’t a cloud in the sky today, but there were huge snow plumes on Mt Baldy – I had my sights set on Mt Shark today, but with Spray Lakes road closed,

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Beginners and skate-skiers

January 4, 2013
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Here’s an email I received this morning from Chelsie: Hi, I don’t know if you can help, and if not do you know what websites or resources we might be able to use? We are new to cross country skiing

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Kananaskis Village trails

January 3, 2013
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 – A deer was browsing on Aspen trail – Conditions were superb on the trails around Kananaskis Village. It looked like Jeff was grooming and tracksetting the Bill Milne trail and the Wedge connector,

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More trails ready

December 20, 2012
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 – Brewster creek trail has been trackset –  With the world coming to an end tomorrow, I hope everyone spent this last day skiing?

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Kananaskis Fire Lookout

December 12, 2012
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It’s difficult to fathom, but yesterday’s trails were even better today. I headed out from Boulton creek to discover new tracksetting on Whiskey Jack

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Waxing problems are behind us

December 6, 2012
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 – Ribbon creek was trackset yesterday and has nice, cold snow –  The roving ski reporter(Ann, as in Ann-onimous) was having a wonderful time on the Ribbon creek trails today.  She reports a blue wax

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Ribbon creek/Kananaskis village is trackset

December 5, 2012
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Looking for some good tracks and fun trails to ski tomorrow? Tracksetter Jeff sent this report: “Here’s an update from Ribbon Creek area.

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Dreaming of this day

November 23, 2012
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Ribbon Creek and Kananaskis Village Six weeks ago, I was biking up to the Kovach Lookout, dreaming about the day

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Ribbon Creek & Kananaskis Village

March 8, 2012

As Tessa and I arrived at the Ribbon Creek trailhead today, the sun was shining, the wind was howling(blowing in this warm air), and the car thermometer said it was +8. Krystal and Sara

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