The Great Divide was groomed and trackset yesterday, but with last night’s rain the conditions were icy this morning. When I arrived at 9 a.m, I was fortunate to get the last spot in the parking lot.
Sat Nov 9 @ 8 a.m. The trails are icy at Lake Louise this morning. It rained last night and did not snow. The temperature is -1 with an expected high of zero.
Chris took this photo this afternoon as they were tracksetting the Great Divide at Lake Louise. It is now double trackset with a skating lane. When the tracksetters finished, they moved over to Moraine Lake road to start the process. As Parks Canada had posted, there was an excavator at…
I skied the Pipestone trails at Lake Louise today, and all was excellent except for a few pine needles, but they weren’t sticking in my wax. Spent some time in the sun at
I spent most of my day taking photos of the loppet trails along the Bow Valley Parkway. For those doing the Lake Louise to Banff loppet on Sunday, I’ll post those photos tomorrow.
Tooday, the Pipestone trails were the epitome of Chip’s now famous saying, “The soul-mending rhythm of cross-country skiing.” Too bad he’s holidaying
-Pipestone trails. Photo by Chuck- Many skiers have been wondering when the construction would end and we
Recent trip reports which described Lake Louise as a winter wonderland weren’t exaggerating. They received even more snow overnight.
-Tina, Lori, and Dave on Moraine Lake road- The snow is slow in coming this winter, but at least we are fortunate to have excellent early snow at Lake Louise.
The first five times I skied the west side of the Bow River Loop at Lake Louise was during the Lake Louise to Banff Loppet and I was going too fast