A new blog is ready

I’d like to give a warm and enthisiastic welcome to SkierRoger. One of the nice features which you will notice is that trip reports will appear front and centre on the home page. Click over and have a look – Roger welcomes your feedback and suggestions.  Roger has posted a…

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Snow-couch funding

“Snow couch funding throughout the empire where decent seating unavailable!” Like me, did you have a good chuckle upon reading MaSid’s suggestion for the slush fund? This post isn’t about MaSid’s suggestion to underwrite funding for snow-couches, but it exemplifies why I’ve enjoyed the contributions to this blog.  As Helen…

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Paradise….

Valley. Thanks to Chuck for the report and photos. Chuck remarked… “Ski season is far from over in Banff National Park.” See all Chuck’s photos including another bird besides the Chickadee. I’ve probably seen a Savannah Sparrow somewhere but I didn’t know what it was.  A lot of excitement today…

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$90 fee to access Kananaskis Country

“The pass will support the continued grooming of xc ski trails” – Jason Nixon Effective June 1, The Kananaskis Conservation Pass will be required for vehicles entering K-Country.  It will go by your licence plate and you can include two vehicles for the fee.  A $15 day pass is also…

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Number crunching

This blog reached 1.8 million+ readers this winter, and logged 2.4 million page views.  The average winter readership over the past four years was 1.1 million.  Since starting the blog in 2008… I’ve written 2854 updates.  28,750 comments have been submitted.  I don’t know what possessed me to log every…

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Lionel

April 21, 2021 A few days ago, Alf Skrastins made a good case for resurrecting Lionel as a groomed ski trail  The easiest, longest, most scenic beginner trail in Kananaskis.  The sky was overcast that day and his photos weren’t optimal for displaying the remarkable scenery along the trail. Yesterday,…

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