Moraine Lake road

Chuck skis the Great Divide on Oct 15

October 16, 2016
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Here’s the report from Chuck… First ski trip of the season was Great!

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Moraine Lake Road…open for the summer

May 25, 2016

Chuck is usually the first one to ski Moraine Lake road in early November, so it’s only fitting that he is also the first to drive it in the summer. Not only that, but he hiked to Eiffel Lake and Sentinel pass. Still a fair bit of snow up there as you can see in his photos.

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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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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 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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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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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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