Yoho Valley road – trackset today

January 6, 2016
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The last time I skied Yoho Valley road was in 2005, so I’ve never written an update about it until now. It was nice to re-familiarize myself with this beautiful trail, and I

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Yoho is up and running

November 25, 2015

Marilyn from KHSC has sent her first update: “Joe was out today on the Kicking Horse Fire Road and he also did the Tally Ho to Field! It is perfect! Get out there

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Lake O’Hara fire road

February 25, 2015
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Lake O’Hara fire road is one of the most scenic trails known to humankind, and today, Ray, Mary, Keith and I had the pleasure of being able to use our waxable skis.

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Emerald Lake and Yoho

February 12, 2015
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Without fail, we’ve always had cold snow and favourable conditions for our annual trip to Emerald Lake Lodge and the surrounding ski trails,

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Emerald Lake and Yoho

February 4, 2015

From all the reports I’m getting, it sounds like the trails are in great shape. This is the latest email I received from Jessica… Just a quick reminder that we will be doing a guided ski trip

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Great skiing conditions everywhere

January 8, 2014
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 – The Emerald connector was in great shape – As enjoyable as it is to stay at Emerald Lake Lodge, it’s probably a good

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I’d rather be skiing

January 7, 2014
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Getting married at Emerald Lake would be fantastic, but it pales in comparison to skiing in superb conditions as they were today. I’ve never had such a wonderful time

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Wonderful conditions in Yoho

December 27, 2013
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– The Emerald connector – When I arrived at the Natural Bridge in Yoho yesterday, I could see they had at least 10 cm of new snow in the past day or two.

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A reminder to get your KHSC membership

October 28, 2013
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  – Emerald Lake is a spectacular place to ski –  Click this link to buy your membership: KHSC membership. I won’t be the

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Lake O’Hara fire road

February 4, 2013
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 – Greg, Pat, and Sarah on Lake O’Hara fire road – The winter trail to Lake O’Hara is actually the road which takes visitors in by bus in the summertime.

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Animal tracks on Pocaterra

February 3, 2013

Thanks to Roland L for the trip report, and thanks to Brenda for the photo: Skied Pocaterra today Feb 02 From the junction Packers towards south shortly before Whiskey Jack junction we followed large animal tracks on both side of trail

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We have a winner!

December 18, 2012
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Congratulations to Robert Rombough, the winner of a new pair of Fischer Sportglass skis. Thanks to everyone for all the interesting, insightful, and humorous

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Let’s support ski trail grooming in Yoho and Emerald Lake

October 14, 2012
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If you missed the news earlier this year, Parks Canada decided to end grooming of the xc trails in Yoho and Emerald Lake as a cost-saving measure. Thanks to some new

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A romantic skiing getaway

December 21, 2011
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The Canadian rockies are home to some magnificent historic lodges which retain a lot of their original charm, and we were able to experience the ambience and atmosphere of two of them

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Emerald Lake

December 13, 2009

We escaped the extreme cold Starting out at Emerald Lake. Dec 12, 2009 We were very lucky to have chosen Emerald Lake as our destination yesterday. It was -9 with not a breath of wind.  It was a a beautiful day at Emerald Lake. Dec 12, 2009 We are at Lake Louise with the Calgary […]

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Great conditions at Emerald Lake & Yoho

November 26, 2008

We were pleasantly surprised by the snow at Emerald Lake and Kicking Horse River today. See more photos here We didn’t get on the trail ’til 4 pm, but we made the most of it by skiing the Emerald Lake Basin Loop(also known as the Emerald Lake Horse Trail) which was a blast, and the Kicking […]

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Some new places to ski

November 23, 2008

Canmore Nordic Centre has 900m of man-made snow for skating and classic skiing. It’s amazing they have anything ready, considering the weather, and you don’t have to pay yet. I noticed the Yoho trail report says that the Emerald Lake horse trail has been trackset. That’s one of the most picturesque trails you’ll ever ski on. See archived photos […]

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