Lake Louise

Two good choices for the weekend

November 21, 2014
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I skied at Canmore Nordic Centre this morning where the skiable distance is up to 5.4K thanks to the partial opening of the Olympic trail. The competition trails

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Seeing is believing

November 17, 2014
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-Donna and Kathy are on the way back with 8K to go.- Dave Allen must be a magician who drives a snowmobile. I don’t know what kind of wizardry

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MLR really was trackset

November 16, 2014
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Tracksetter Jeff from Lake Louise sent me the definitive report, along with the above photo, regarding Moraine Lake road:  “Dave did trackset MLR ( up and down track ). Seems to have turned out ok…” 

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Friday night update

November 14, 2014
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-The Great Divide at Lake Louise has better snow cover the further you go. Photo by Chuck O’Callaghan.- Thanks to all the trip reports, we have a good idea where to find

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XC ski conditions at Lake Louise

November 14, 2014
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-The Great Divide is rough but skiable.- Yesterday(Thursday), I checked all the packed trails at Lake Louise. We’re usually

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Confederation Golf Course; Great Divide

November 12, 2014
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I’ve updated the link for the Confederation Golf Course Trail Report. Mary Jane tells me “we will post updated grooming reports on our home page and ‘sticky’ them

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Ski season is here!

November 10, 2014
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-Hannah, Janice and Charlie were on the way back when I met them about 4K along.- (First things first: I know that Calgarians are curious to know the conditions on the golf courses, so here’s a Shaganappi update)

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Good news re: Moraine Lake road

November 10, 2014
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-After packing/rolling today, Moraine Lake road should look something like this.- Tracksetter Jeff at Lake Louise sent me an

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What to expect for the weekend

November 6, 2014
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Update Fri Nov 7 @ 7:53 pm: Thanks to Lanny for the latest news: “Hi Bob:  Stopped briefly at the moraine lake trail head and Lake Louise on our way

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Chuck’s report on Moraine Lake Road

November 5, 2014
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True to his word, Chuck skied on Moraine Lake Road today: “Conditions were not bad for the first possible day of the season. Extra Blue wax worked

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Snow at Lake Louise

November 4, 2014
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Tue Nov 4 @ 5 pm: I just received this Twitter update from Banff National Park. Click here to follow me on Twitter

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Bear and bare

November 3, 2014
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With curiosity getting the better of me, we took a Sunday drive to Lake Louise yesterday. It was great seeing a bear,  but I would have preferred seeing some snow.

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Update on Banff trails

March 15, 2014

Get prepared for a big dump of snow in Banff tonight and Sunday. In the mean time, Leona and Carl have sent this update: Hello Skier Bob; We have been visiting Banff this week and have used your website to figure out where to ski. I wasn’t sure how to add a trip report, so […]

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Lake Louise trails were wonderful today

December 17, 2013
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-Valerie was the first skier to enjoy the new tracks on Fairview- It had started snowing by the time I hit the trail at Lake Louise. I could see there had been

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Beginner skiers: Where to ski?

November 24, 2013

We’ve talked about many different trails on this blog so far this winter, but haven’t given the beginner skiers any advice on which trails would be suitable to try out this wonderful activity. By far the best trail for beginners would be the Great

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More trails being trackset daily

November 20, 2013
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Update Nov 21: Canmore Nordic Centre The popular natural-snow trails, Bow, Meadowview, and Banff(beyond Mine Meadow) have been

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Grooming trails involves more than driving a snowmobile

November 13, 2013
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Tracksetter John at Lake Louise goes above and beyond the call of duty to ensure the best possible

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Hundreds enjoy the first weekend on MLR

November 9, 2013
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 – Savina and her mom were enjoying the nice snow conditions on MLR -

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Smilin’ faces

November 7, 2013
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I was greeted by 5 cm of new snow on Moraine Lake road and lots of smiling faces. It continued to snow all afternoon.

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Welcome to the new ski season!

November 6, 2013
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Hello to all our regulars from last year, and a warm welcome to all new readers Nov 10 will be the sixth anniversary

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