Moraine Lake road

A beautiful day at Lake Louise

November 29, 2018
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-Tina, Lori, and Dave on Moraine Lake road- The snow is slow in coming this winter, but at least we are fortunate to have excellent early snow at Lake Louise.

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Lyle picks the winner

November 22, 2018
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-Lyle Wilson picks the winning entry in the Fischer Skis Contest from the hat being held by Wendy- I was thrilled to run into Lyle Wilson from Nipika Mountain Resort

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Fantastic early-season conditions on MLR

November 12, 2018
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After a busy holiday weekend I didn’t have high expectations for Moraine Lake road but to my surprise the ski conditions were wonderful.

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Moraine Lake road is trackset

November 10, 2018
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-Moraine Lake road. Photo by Chuck– This is what we’ve been waiting for! The Great Divide at Lake Louise was trackset yesterday afternoon(Friday), and Moraine Lake road

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Moraine Lake road

November 9, 2018
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Update 9 pm: According to late-day skiers Barb and Chris, the Great Divide was in the process of being trackset, and Moraine Lake road is scheduled for tracksetting Saturday a.m.

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Wednesday night update

November 7, 2018
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Thanks to Mary Perrott and Chuck for making my job easier. Check the Trip reports for their updates on Moraine Lake road and the Great Divide.

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It’s early-season but it’s amazing!

November 6, 2018
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Everybody I met on the trail today was thrilled with the skiing conditions on Moraine Lake road. No tracks yet, but nobody’s too fussy at this time of year.

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Ski season is on!

November 6, 2018

Right on Schedule! Moraine Lake road and the Great Divide were packed and rolled on Sunday Nov 4. I received this update from Parks Canada’s Lake Louise grooming/tracksetting team yesterday(Monday):

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Moraine Lake Road update

October 31, 2018

Thanks to Ray Perrott for this report and the photos: “Hi Bob, We were hiking near Lake Louise today, and stopped at the start of Moraine Lake road to see what we might find.  It’s all snow covered, though pretty thin (3-4 cm uncompressed) by the parking area.  Likely the snow depth gets better quickly […]

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Snowmageddon at Lake Louise

January 30, 2018
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I was primed to ski the Pipestone trails on yesterday’s new tracksetting. Surprise! I couldn’t even get near the parking lot, there was so much new snow!

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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 at Lake Louise

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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