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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Where should Patti from Vancouver ski?

Received an email today: Can you suggest any new venues for these skiers? “My husband and I will be in Canmore in late February for about 10 days of skiing. We’ll be following your blog for ideas on where to ski, snow conditions, etc., but I wonder if you can suggest…

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“A Spectacular Effort”

XC Skiing exceeds all expectations from Olympic Games report card There’s an interesting article in the Herald today, grading the various events in the Olympics, based on what was expected and what was delivered. XC skiing received a much better grade than what was expected. It also gives the amount…

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Waterton info?

I received this email from Nancy. Can anyone help? “Hi bob, Do you have any information about the ski conditions in Waterton? The official reports are pretty lame and I just wondered if you had more detailed information.”

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Did anyone find this lady’s skis?

Faye from Australia needs our help I just received this email: “Someone at the Canmore Nordic Center told me about this site today. I’m trying to get the word out about a pair of missing skate skis. I just got into Banff a couple of days ago from Australia via…

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Thanks for grooming Ribbon Creek

Appreciations for Alberta Tourism, Parks & Rec We enjoy both the Ribbon Creek trails and the Mt Shark trails. I hope that Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation will continue to groom both venues during this winter and forever more.   I’d have to agree with Darcy Gullacher, however, if I could…

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Season’s Greetings

Please leave a comment if you go skiing over the holidays. Let us know where you skied and what the conditions were like. I know there will hundreds of people looking for information, especially on West Bragg Creek.

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