Yoho

Beautiful skiing at Emerald Lake

March 7, 2018
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We had excellent trail conditions and perfect weather for skiing at Emerald Lake. The Alluvial Fan and the Emerald Connector were trackset yesterday,

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Lucky day #3

March 6, 2018

If anyone wants to make the drive to Yoho, all the trails will be in great shape tomorrow(Wednesday). This is the email I received this afternoon from Marilyn at the Kicking Horse Ski Club:

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Nordic Yoho Challenge

February 13, 2018

“The Kicking Horse ski club decided to organize a fun social ski day in Yoho National Park for all you keen Nordic skiers out there, this is a day for everyone to come and explore our fantastic trails in good snow conditions with some friends!”

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Lake O’Hara fire road

February 12, 2018
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Conditions were excellent on Lake O’Hara fire road today. Cold snow, clean, firm tracks, vivid blue skies, and the highlight of the day, a big hug from Janet.

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One more day before the big one

February 6, 2018

No doubt you’ve heard that we are expecting upwards of 40 cm of snow starting Wednesday evening. The Snow Forecast is predicting 41 cm at Ribbon Creek and 49 cm in PLPP. If the snow materializes, it will take a few days

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Yoho Valley road

December 16, 2017
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This trail was not groomed last winter, so it was nice to get back early this season and get reacquainted. Tracksetting occurred yesterday, and the tracks were firm

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Monday update: Yoho, Canmore, and owls

December 11, 2017
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The Kicking Horse Ski Club is making some headway with the trails in Yoho. This update was sent today by Marilyn:

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Emerald Lake Lodge contest starts today

December 5, 2017

I’ve posted the “Win 2 free nights at Emerald Lake Lodge” contest. You can enter with a comment, or a photo. The photo can be of anything and anywhere. Likewise the comments,

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Emerald Lake: Picture perfect

March 9, 2017
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The skiing today, surrounded by some of the Rockies most impressive peaks, with spectacular blue skies, was beyond expectations. The 2 cm of new snow which was predicted was only a skiff

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Perfect timing for Emerald Lake

March 8, 2017
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The Emerald Lake trails were being packed late this afternoon while I was skiing on them. Tracksetter Hans finished packing Tree Hugger, Horse trail, Alluvial Fan, and the trail across the lake.

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Lake O’Hara fire road

February 17, 2017
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Considering how warm it’s been, this was a good day of skiing. The snow was cold enough for wax on Lake O’Hara fire road.

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Chuck says Lake O’Hara is still a go

April 14, 2016

Trip Report from Chuck submitted on April 13: “With 3 cms of fresh velvety snow on top of a solid base, Lake O’Hara was a great choice today.” Chuck thought he saw a grizzly

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A nice day for socializing

March 19, 2016
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-Inga, Vivian and Skipper were on their way to do some winter camping- Thanks for all the Trip Reports. With limited options these days, it’s very helpful

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Lake O’Hara fire road was fantastic

February 23, 2016
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Conditions were excellent on Lake O’Hara fire road today. Cold snow, clean, firm tracks, no post-holes in the middle, vivid blue skies, and lots of big smiles.

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Lake O’Hara fire road

February 12, 2016
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I’m pretty sure that Lake O’Hara fire road received some snow today. Yesterday, as I mentioned on my trip report, the tracks had

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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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