The wolf killers of Elk Pass

April 25, 2016
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If you ski from the top of Elk Pass under the powerline into BC(the route to Elk Lakes cabin), you’ll see the disturbing signs of the depraved killers proudly displayed within the first 100 metres. On weekends, there’s a good chance you’ll see or hear these miscreants with their expensive snowmobiles and weapons looking to kill trophy […]

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First tracks on Elk pass

November 29, 2013
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Today was about as good as it gets. I would have been satisfied with the events of this day even without skiing on the wonderful conditions in PLPP.

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Kootenay/Nipika wildlife

February 6, 2012
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On Facebook, I came across the above photo of a wild wolf that was taken in December by Brandon T Brown of  WildCanadaPhoto.com. The wildlife cameras have recently captured images

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This is no way for a wild animal to die

October 30, 2011
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Heartbreaking and a crime against nature. This makes me cry. This makes me angry. I believe most cross-country skiers have a healthy respect for nature, and would abhor this. I was thrilled last winter to see wolf tracks in the snow

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Skiing for three days in a row…

February 10, 2010

It’s been a while since I could say that. First I want to say thanks to everyone who has sent in comments while I haven’t been out skiing myself. Much appreciated. What’s everyone looking at? Pocaterra trail. Feb 10, 2010 Peter Lougheed Prov Park Today I was in PLPP on the north end trails and conditions were great. Pocaterra, […]

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Updates: CNC; Ribbon Creek; PLPP

January 13, 2010

When I logged on to the Weather Network today, I spotted this viewer photo. These could very well be the three wolves I observed hunting elk a few weeks ago. You can read my posting from  Dec 18 Wolves including a photo of their tracks. What’s the warm weather doing to the trails? I took a […]

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Friday night update with good news

December 18, 2009

Pocaterra Pocaterra is in nice shape for our daytrip tomorrow. No recent grooming, but the tracks are still good. The snow is cold, so there’s no problem with waxing. Stephen Vermeulen sent this email regarding Pocaterra: “I skied Pocaterra trail from the hut up to the Packers junction and then along Packers about 1km today (Friday 18-Dec-09) […]

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