Moraine Lake road

Sunday at the Temple

December 3, 2017
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This ski trip on Moraine Lake road qualifies as another “best day.” Perfect everything.  When I arrived at the Moraine Lake road

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Good news from Lake Louise

November 24, 2017

The new weather forecast is giving some hope. It’s going down to -4 tonight in Lake Louise, with a high tomorrow of zero. Thankfully someone had enough confidence and optimism

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In the grip of warm weather

November 22, 2017
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The title of this update is a little misleading because half-way through our ski trip, we had no grip due to the warm weather.

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Tramline is trackset

November 16, 2017
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With 10 cm of new snow in Lake Louise this morning, the entire distance of Tramline is now trackset. It was a silky smooth run from the Chateau parking lot to the train station

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New tracksetting on Moraine Lake road

November 14, 2017

I’d like to thank Chuck for keeping my blog up to date with the latest tracksetting activities. Fresh snow from yesterday has allowed new tracksetting on Moraine Lake road. That photo is very enticing! Chuck actually skied all the way

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Moraine Lake road is triple trackset

November 10, 2017
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-Enjoying the uphill tracks on Moraine Lake road. Photo by Chuck- Thanks to Chuck for this report and the terrific photos.

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Moraine Lake road is trackset; 10 days earlier than last year

November 4, 2017
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Thanks to everyone who submitted a trip report today. Your first-hand experience on the trail is very helpful for readers when trying to determine where to ski.

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Update on Moraine Lake road

November 3, 2017

Fri Nov 3 @ 7:10 a.m: We’ve all been wondering about the status of MLR. Barb heard a rumour that it was packed. This trip report was submitted last night by Eric R: “Started early afternoon today MLR .solid coverage ,machine groomed till 2/3 way up ,then machine tracked till turn-a-round. dusting of snow all […]

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An appetizer

November 1, 2017
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-Racing on Frozen Thunder at the Canmore Nordic Centre today. Photo by Cross Country Canada- Last night’s 10 cm in Canmore is creating a winter-like atmosphere

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Moraine Lake road has snow

October 22, 2017

Update Oct 26: Anna Elkins posted this update on Facebook… “I skied it on Tuesday and it was melting out fast. There is going to be a hazardous tree assessment on the road this week as well so likely more vehicles driving the road.” Update Oct 24: Chuck wanted to let everyone know that with the […]

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A good (birth)day at Lake Louise

March 20, 2017
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I skied for an hour on the Pipestone trails with Tessa this afternoon. Waxable skis were still working but sun-exposed areas were getting wet. I expect there will be some icy sections in the morning.

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The last of the cold snow

February 15, 2017
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-Chip and Peter at the end of Moraine Lake road- It’s possible that Chip, Peter, and I picked the only trail with cold snow today. We had good grip all the way to the end of Moraine Lake road with VR45(-2/-8).

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Lots of snow at Lake Louise

December 20, 2016
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-Drew and Inna on Fairview trail- When we get these strong winds in Canmore and Kananaskis, I can usually find calmer seas at Lake Louise.

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Moraine Lake road and Tramline

November 30, 2016
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-Ray and Mary Perrott are two of this blog’s esteemed trip reporters. Thanks to Mary for today’s report.- Mary, when describing conditions on Moraine Lake road, used the term “flying” and she was right.

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Start waxing for colder snow on MLR

November 28, 2016
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Much colder temperatures were evident today, and are in store for Lake Louise. The forecast predicts a low of -16°C on Tuesday night.

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More snow on the way

November 24, 2016
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–SkierBob and Nona on Moraine Lake road. Photo by Don Crowe.- Moraine Lake road has received 1-2 cm of new snow since Monday’s tracksetting but the forecast

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A perfect day in Lake Louise

November 22, 2016
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-The smile from Karen says it all- Update: Video from Nov 22 skiing on MLR A severe case of envy will set in as you look at the photos from today’s skiing, that is, if you

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New tracks on Moraine Lake road

November 21, 2016
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Andrew was laying down a new set of tracks late this afternoon. He had already combed the skating lane, so MLR should be in prime condition Tuesday morning

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Opening day at Canmore Nordic Centre

November 19, 2016
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The snow was cold, the tracks were excellent, the weather was beautiful but still cool, and I had good grip with

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Ready for the onslaught

November 18, 2016
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-Cynthia(green jacket) and her friends on Moraine Lake road- Hundreds of enthusiastic cross-country skiers are on the search for skiable snow this weekend. Where will they

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