Nipika

Nipika

March 5, 2014

Miles was asking about conditions at Nipika, so I checked it out in person. Today it was excellent as long as you had waxless skis. The grooming here is imaculate and the variety of trails almost endless.

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Upcoming loppets; Herald article on Emerald Lake

January 3, 2013

With the new year, it’s time to start considering which loppets you’ll be entering this winter. The Lake Louise to Banff loppet on Jan 20 was sold out in 55 minutes.The number of participants is restricted

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More trails ready

November 30, 2010

Lyle from Nipika has good news: “Trails are ALL OPEN!!! All trails are groomed for classic and skate skiing. This is the earliest opening we have ever had!! With Summer trail work and a great early snowpack we have better skiing already than we had all last winter!” Update: “Dec 1, we’ve had more snow […]

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Loppet updates

January 22, 2010

Lake Louise to Banff Jan 22 at 6 pm: a comprehensive update of conditions on each of the 6 legs has been posted at loppet.ca Nipika Today before 6 p.m. is your last chance to register for the Nipika loppet being held tomorrow and Sunday. Here’s the latest trail report: (Jan 21st, 2010) WE HAVE SNOW, and the COURSES ARE […]

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Nipika loppet in 10 days

January 12, 2010

Sat Jan 23 is the Nipika classic loppet.  Register The following day, on Sun Jan 24 is the Skate loppet Register For more information on accommodations, banquet etc Nipika

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Special ski trip this Saturday

December 14, 2009

Someone will win a nice Xmas present I recently contacted Lyle Wilson from Nipika Mountain Resort  to get information about his upcoming loppet and received a wonderful Christmas present. He has graciously donated a gift certificate for two nights accommodation at his beautiful facility in the Kootenay Mountains, which we will draw for this Saturday during the daytrip  which […]

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I can live with disappointment but I can not live with regret

December 9, 2008

Kevin & Kirstie thought Cascade Fire Road was great Kevin & Kirstie on Cascade Fire Road Dec 9, 2008 Lots to talk about tonight. Firstly, I met this wonderful couple on Cascade Fire Road today. It was only their third time ever on cross country skis. Kevin had no trouble keeping up with me(I’m old, he’s […]

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