“It really is pretty easy to practise social distancing when one is out in the mountains.” -gh “It’s easy to see what’s coming next- no access to provincial lands. If not right away- once the NP closure inevitably causes overcrowding elsewhere. A poor decision in my opinion.” -Steve Riggs
I couldn’t have asked for a nicer way to spend my birthday than skiing my all-time favourite loop on great conditions and in lovely weather.
Don’t be deceived by these beautiful photos. Most of the trails I skied today had a lot of pine needles in the tracks. If you ski on these trails, it would be best to use waxless skis. As you’ll see in the not-so-beautiful photos, the tree debris was sticking in…
The conditions on Tyrwhitt were as close to perfect as you’ll ever get. Trackset last night, the snow was clean and cold with beautiful fast tracks. Going north to south, I enjoyed it so much, I reversed direction and skied it all over again in the other direction.
What a fantastic day of skiing! For our annual ski trip on the Tyrwhitt Loop, Peter, Chip and I were once again lucky to enjoy the best conditions of the winter. The Tyrwhitt Loop is my all-time favourite, and today it was pure enjoyment.
Thanks to Mel for supplying the title to this update. Here’s a few more… “Exceptional conditions at West Bragg today.” -GMJ
This ski trip didn’t meet my expectations. When I’m doing my all-time favourite loop, I want everything to be perfect!
I refer to it as the Tyrwhitt loop, and today reminded me why I consider it my favourite ski trip. Lots of variety including great scenery, vigorous climbs, pleasant downhills,
Thanks to Keith for sending in these photos and the report:
Conditions on the new tracksetting were spectacular. Today’s skiing was as close to perfection as you’ll ever find, and everyone I met was echoing those