Yoho

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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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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