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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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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Clean and pristine

March 30 Update: At the Canmore Nordic Centre, the man-made snow was trackset overnight. “The emergence of the ground showing through the snow has made grooming on natural trails challenging. We risk doing some gardening and digging up more dirt, so there will be limited grooming on the natural trails…

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Warm weather skiing

Mar 17, 2020: Thanks to Alf Skrastins for this report: PLPP-North Trails We decided to take advantage of the most recent grooming at PLPP, which was all at the north end of the network. Even with a noon start, the snow was still very hard and icy, so we opted…

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Success! Kananaskis Grooming Update

March 4, 2021: Nordiq Alberta sent out this news release today and it shows that $60,000 was raised in excess of the required amount. An additional $22,000 in donations was also raised.  In the comments, tell us what you would do with the excess funds. Keep in mind the Ribbon Creek snowcat…

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