I can finally add Ribbon Creek to the list for this winter. I went the non-recommended direction but the steep hills were easy to descend on the excellent conditions.
This early in the season, I like to keep reminding readers to click on the Trip Reports tab on the main menu to see what’s transpiring. Today, it’s only 7 pm, and we’ve already got reconnaissance
Tracksetter Jeff is out working tonight and sent me another photo of the Kovach picnic table. He remarked…
-Gordon, Ken, Rory, and Larry at the top of the Screamer- These trails are so enjoyable when the snow is plentiful, cold, and groomed, as it is now.
-Members of the Norseman Ski Club on Aspen trail in Kananaskis- Tomorrow(Saturday) may offer the most choices for skiing ever. Trails in the
-Trinity, Terry, and Dominic on Terrace trail near Kananaskis village- I waited for the temperature to warm up and arrived at Ribbon creek
Email received from TSJ(Tracksetter Jeff) today at 1:13 pm: “Hi Bob, I was thinking we need a little help naming the big hill on Ribbon. We have the Skogan Screamer and the Skogan Slash but right now all we have is the Ribbon Hill. “
TSJ took the above photo at Ribbon creek and sent this information with it: “No grooming tonight. Looks like it’s the 3 w’s Windy,Warm and Waxless skis.”
All the trails in the Ribbon creek and Kananaskis village area are in wonderful condition. Even the snowman at Kovach lookout is in better shape than he was
-Banff trail at Canmore Nordic Centre. You can see the new warming hut in the background- Right now is a good time to explore the lesser-used trails