Lake Louise

Looks can be deceiving

March 22, 2016
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The snow in these photos looks magnificent, but truthfully, it’s wet, except on Lower Telemark where it was icy.

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Skiing at its best!

March 17, 2016
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-Paige and Mike from New Hampshire were enjoying stellar conditions on Fairview- If ever there was a case to be made for playing hookie from work, this is it.

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Now that was fun!

March 16, 2016
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What a pleasure to be skiing on cold snow again. I see from the Trip Reports that I wasn’t the only one who got to enjoy blue wax today.

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Lake Louise Loppet: more photos

March 7, 2016
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Below are a number of photos from yesterday’s Lake Louise loppet. This first bunch were all taken along Fairview.

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Lake Louise Loppet: saved by fresh snow

March 6, 2016
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It rained yesterday in Lake Louise which would have made for very icy conditions today during the loppet. Fortunately there was already 5 cm of new snow

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Lake Louise update

March 5, 2016

I didn’t ski today(did a hike in Bow Valley Provincial Park with my dog until we got rained out). With hundreds of skiers wondering what conditions are like for Sunday’s loppet, I’m happy to see we have a Trip Report

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Lots of snow at Lake Louise

March 3, 2016
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It appears the only recent tracksetting in Lake Louise is that which was completed by Chateau tracksetter Jeff Douglas which you can read

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Great Divide and Telemark trail

February 12, 2016
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Winter Wonderland returns! As you’ve already heard, it was snowing this morning at Lake Louise.

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Great skiing on Moraine Lake Road

February 9, 2016
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We have Mary’s encouraging report on the Great Divide, Anna’s report of excellent conditions on Pipestone and this one will cover Moraine Lake road,

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Snowing at Pipestone

January 28, 2016
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I headed west hoping to find cooler temperatures. It rained almost all the way to Lake Louise, and is still raining in Canmore and Banff at 6 pm. It was 0°C

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Moraine Lake Road is open(despite Dumb and Dumber)

January 19, 2016
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-Ice Magic at Lake Louise- After skiing the Pipestone trails yesterday, and although it was late, I ventured over to ski the Fairview loop, starting at Moraine Lake Road

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Peaceful, pristine Pipestone

January 18, 2016
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Adrienne’s trip report told the story: “Magic on Pipestone. What a beautiful day today with amazing tracks and tons of snow!

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Drop-dead gorgeous

January 15, 2016
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  The blushing bride was radiant and beautiful, but I’m referring to the trail conditions. All of the trails around the Chateau Lake Louise had been trackset since receiving 5 cm

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Amazing Pipestone

December 7, 2015
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I could see from the web cam that Lake Louise had received some new snow overnight as had been predicted. I also saw

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Off to a great start at CNC

November 24, 2015
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-Banff trail at Canmore Nordic Centre. You can see the new warming hut in the background- Right now is a good time to explore the lesser-used trails

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Green wax day

November 16, 2015
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-Valerie, Anthony, and Lindsay on Moraine Lake road- The snow on Moraine Lake road was mighty cold today. I used VR40(-4/-12) and it was grabbing.

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Perfect early season conditions

November 12, 2015
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The conditions on Moraine Lake road are superb. Probably better than most of last winter. Trackset and groomed yesterday,

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The Great Divide was….Great!

November 9, 2015
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-You can read Martin’s evaluation of the Great Divide and the Telemark trail on the Trip Reports(under the name MaSid)-

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Snowing in Lake Louise

November 7, 2015
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-Liam, Ian, and John, otherwise known as the Maritime Reunion Association, were enjoying the snow on Moraine Lake road.- I started skiing on Moraine Lake road at 10:45 a.m,

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Friday night shenanigans

November 6, 2015
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-Tawny on the Great Divide- You can read Tawny’s evaluation of the Great Divide on the Trip reports. I would add that you’ll find it a bit bumpy

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