Have a great summer!

I’ll see you when the snow flies. Can’t wait!!

Thanks to everyone for their comments over the past winter. I also appreciate the encouragement such as this from Denise:

Denise said on (Dec 13, 2010) “Your blog is amazing. Thanks for being so committed to it. I check it everyday … and when I can’t ski (work usually gets in the way), it is wonderful to just look at the pictures.”

A day of surprises

Surprise #1   The first surprise was finding myself at the Boulton Creek trailhead at 9:20 this morning. I was determined to get on the snow while it was still cold, and before 5 cm of new snow covered the tracksetting, as has been the recent experience. No other cars…

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Snow on the way

There’s a snowfall warning in effect with 10-15 cm expected for the mountains so it may give us some better conditions if any of it is groomed. Calgary is expecting  up to 20 cm, so it may extend the ski season in West Bragg. Peter Lougheed Park is planning on tracksetting until Easter,…

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Anybody been skiing?

Conditions have deteriorated with the warm weather. There’s no lack of snow, but we have to contend with icy tracks and/or slushy tracks. Let us know what you encounter if you have been out. Bob, I am planning on skiing Goat Creek – Canmore to Banff this week-end(March 19th) but…

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With the recent rainfall, the trails in Banff are reported to be in icy condition. We received at least 2 cm of new snow last night in Canmore and Banff, so it should help freshen up the trails. No tracksetting is occuring in Lake Louise because the crew members are…

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Update on snow to the north

This comment came in today(It’s a few posts back, that’s why I’m posting it here) “Bob, keep up the good work. Your blog is really the go to site for the “skinny” on snow in the Kananaskis/Banff corridor. No snow yet in St.Paul and Alberta’s Lakeland. It would be great…

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Snow and cold weather

Music to my ears! Update Nov 15, 9:10 pm: It’s here! A steady snowfall started about 30 minutes ago here in Canmore. Weather Forecast: Tonight Wet snow changing to snow at times heavy this evening. Amount 5 to 10 cm. Low minus 9. Tuesday Cloudy with 60 percent chance of…

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Online maps

I received an email from a reader in Saskatchewan. I already emailed him back with the bad news that we have no snow. Does anyone know if there are any online maps of the ski trails? I’ve never looked online. “Hi! We’re considering skiing for the day. However, a few concerns….

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