Scenic photos

A reminder that the place to see current trip reports is on SkierRoger.  If you’re looking for scenic ski trails in the SkierBob domain, below is a collection of photos from years past. Listed in alphabetical order. 

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How lucky are we?

I was shocked to read the Yellowstone Ski Festival had to be cancelled due to a lack of snow. It’s the first time this has happened in 32 years. Nearly 3,000 nordic ski enthusiasts gather to enjoy ski clinics, on-snow demonstrations, a trade show, kids’ camps, wax demonstrations, speakers, and…

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Unfinished business

Ken Hewitt, who was instrumental in the success of the Kananaskis Grooming parking pass last winter, has provided an update on where the surplus funds will go.  The list below shows an excellent and constructive use of the surplus funds, and I’m surprised they were able to do this much…

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Kananaskis user pass update

At this time last year, cross country skiers were wondering if there would be grooming in K-country for the winter of 2020-2021. It’s a relief that we don’t have to be concerned about that issue.  After the province observed how successful XC skiers were in raising the money to fund…

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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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