Wedge connector

Dog days of winter

December 8, 2014
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We’ve had a couple cute dog pictures submitted as entries in the Emerald Lake Lodge contest. I believe Jimmy is a Springer Spaniel and Sara’s dog

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Excellent skiing on recent grooming

March 10, 2014
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- Meadow was groomed and trackset today. – If you can get out to the trails in PLPP soon after they’ve been groomed you’ll have some excellent spring skiing

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You can have it all

December 20, 2013
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- The Wedge connector is single trackset and groomed with a skating lane – Do you like it relaxed and easy, or hard and fast? Are you a beginner, maybe even

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Wedge connector is now groomed

December 19, 2013

This is an updated version to reflect new information: Most of the Bill Milne trail and Wedge connector are now groomed and trackset, but there is still an unskiable gap between the north side of Evan Thomas creek and the

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Ribbon creek just gets better

February 20, 2013
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Update Feb 22: Due to a cougar kill, there are some closures in effect for Ribbon creek west of Link junction, and Link. Check the Trip Reports

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Bill Milne trail in Kananaskis

January 25, 2013
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Tessa the springer spaniel, my friend Ruth and I headed to Kananaskis to check out the freshly groomed Bill Milne trail today. It was snowing lightly, and the

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The winning streak continues

January 6, 2013
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 – Blog readers Noreen and Mike were skiing the Tyrwhitt loop in PLPP –  I don’t remember a winter where I’ve been able to ski 23 consecutive times in such good conditions. Since Dec 1, we’ve had a stretch

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Beginners and skate-skiers

January 4, 2013
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Here’s an email I received this morning from Chelsie: Hi, I don’t know if you can help, and if not do you know what websites or resources we might be able to use? We are new to cross country skiing

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PLPP, Ribbon creek, Wedge connector

November 30, 2012
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 – Look at those beautiful tracks on Elk pass! –  The photos below show nine different trails and the conditions on each. Elk pass, Tyrwhitt, Lookout, Hydroline, Fox creek, Upper lake, Pocaterra, Wedge connector, and Ribbon creek.

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Fall colours in the mountains – more possibilities

September 22, 2012
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Update Sep 24: “For the second year in a row, RCMP and Parks Canada officials were forced to temporarily close the road to a popular Banff National Park hiking area because of traffic and parking chaos

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The perfect beginner’s trail

December 14, 2011
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  If you’re a beginner or novice skier, chances are you’ve never heard of it. It’s easier than Ribbon Creek, it’s an hour closer to Calgary than those fabulous, easy

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Wedge Pond area

February 22, 2011

Beautiful new grooming today on the Wedge Connector, Bill Milne, and Evan-Thomas Fire Road. If you’d like to experience some different trails in the Kananaskis Village area, stop at Wedge Pond sometime and ski these easy and fun trails. There’s been tons of new snow since they were last groomed, so Jeff was out working on them today, making […]

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Sat Night update

November 27, 2010

We all like to hear reports of the trail conditions. Please leave a comment or send me an email if you were skiing today. The Banff Trail Report shows Goat Creek is now trackset. It was a gorgeous day at Ribbon Creek. I skied there and can tell you the conditions are wonderful considering it’s November. […]

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