Moraine Lake road

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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Snowmageddon at Lake Louise

November 8, 2015
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-Lots of new snow on Moraine Lake road at Lake Louise. Photo by Chuck O’Callaghan- Thanks for the trip reports today! Be sure to click over and look at the rest

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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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Ski season is on!

November 5, 2015
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  I was taking a chance by going to Lake Louise. Parks Canada was experiencing equipment problems and there was no guarantee that we’d see any grooming

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3 cm at Lake Louise

October 30, 2015
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Right on schedule, the snow has arrived at Lake Louise, but still not enough for packing or grooming. The Snow Forecast shows

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That’s it for me

April 16, 2015
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-Moraine Lake Road at Lake Louise- At some point in every ski season I have to do the inevitable: go for my last ski trip, which I did yesterday(Wednesday).

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Apr 10 – New grooming on MLR

April 10, 2015
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 Hi Bob, The trails on Moraine Lake Road are freshly groomed mid day today April 10th. Attached is a picture.

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Moraine Lake Road

March 25, 2015
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-Moraine Lake Road- If you can survive the first 4.5K, you will be rewarded with an enjoyable ski for the final 4.5K.

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Where are the easy trails for beginners?

January 16, 2015

Question from a reader: “Can you recommend some beginner trails, that is, ones that don’t have really steep runs and perhaps maybe would only appeal to other beginners?”

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Lake Louise update

December 12, 2014

Lake Louise will be one of the only skiable places on Saturday. It appears that everything else has turned to ice. There’s 2-4 cm of snow in the forecast for Kananaskis, Canmore, and Banff. That might help rejuvenate some trails. We’ve had

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Good news from Lake Louise

December 11, 2014
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-Fairview trail in Lake Louise was trackset yesterday.- I can confirm Frank Howard’s trip report and I’ll add a bit to it since I was there late in the day.

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Just in time

December 9, 2014
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-The snow on Moraine Lake road was cold this morning but was borderline wet by 2 pm.- Chris Thomas’ trip report was exactly what I was going to say about Moraine

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An excellent beginner’s trail

December 1, 2014
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Groomer’s Report from Parks Canada tracksetter Jeff at Lake Louise: Hi Bob, Great Divide trackset to O’Hara and back. Skate lane as well. The Dog Sled operation started today on the 1A. Jeff

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Winter wonderland at Lake Louise

November 26, 2014
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-Michelle was enjoying some skiing on Moraine Lake road during her lunch break.- About 4 cm of new snow was on top

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Good news from Lake Louise

November 25, 2014
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-Moraine Lake road was trackset and groomed for skating this morning. Photo by Tracksetters Jeff and Andrew.- Here’s a summary of today’s events and reports:

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It’s snowing on Moraine Lake road!

November 24, 2014
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-Marlene is ecstatic over the fresh snow.- I have lots to talk about from an eventful day on my cross-country skis

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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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