With a lack of other venues available for skiing, the Canmore Nordic Centre was incredibly busy today. The tracksetting on Banff trail on man-made snow
-Ian Murray finishes first overall in the Nipika 20K skate race. Photo by Chuck- Chuck gets around. He took a day off from skiing to spectate and cheer
The weather looks just about perfect with some additional snow before the weekend and a high on Saturday of -7. Trail conditions are reported to be excellent.
I didn’t ski today, so I thought I’d post this remarkable photo from Nipika Mountain Resort’s Facebook page. It’s one of the few places where dogs are allowed to run off leash on the ski trails. Speaking of dog-friendly ski trails,
“My parents towed me around the trails at Nipika today. I enjoyed the scenery but to be perfectly honest I was asleep most of the time.
Our timing was right for getting in some good skiing at Nipika Mountain Resort. With 10 cm+ of snow on Sunday/Monday, 45K of the 50K of trails have already
This is from the Nipika website(see below for 7 more photos): “Our trails are officially open for the 2016/2017 season!
This was posted today on Facebook: If you’ve visited Nipika Mountain Resort anytime during the past 15 years, you will have undoubtedly met Rufus and possibly skied or hiked with him.
The above photo was posted by Nipika Mountain Resort on Facebook with the caption “Finally enough snow to lure the Camocat out from hiding.” Nipika owner Lyle Wilson sent this email:
I received an email from Lyle Wilson at Nipika Mountain Resort today, mentioning that Nipika’s Ski Week will be returning this season