It was a pleasant change to read about the new snow on your trip reports today. It’s a rare occasion to see Fox Creek with such clean snow and crisp tracks. Thanks to Alf Skrastins for the report and photos…. PLPP-Blueberry Hill- West Elk Pass Conditions were wonderful at the…
Dec 3, 2019 Two more venues were groomed and readied for cross-country skiing yesterday, Priddis golf course and Sandy McNabb. Hopefully the trails on the north side of the road at Sandy McNabb will also be groomed.
Dec 1, 2019 We’re off to a pretty good start this ski season. We have a number of choices where there are trails in good condition. According to Chuck’s photos, the conditions in the south end of PLPP look fabulous. Spectacular photos, thanks Chuck(make sure to read the captions on…
We arrived at the Elk Pass trailhead to 5 cm of new snow, and closer to 10 cm as we gained elevation. Windy.com was reasonably correct with their prediction
It was cold in PLPP today which means the snow is still in excellent condition. It was -10 at the Elk Pass parking lot at 2 pm with a bitterly cold wind so I didn’t linger.
Update: All today’s grooming/tracksetting activity is detailed on the Live Grooming Report Elk Pass was groomed for the first 2K and trackset thereafter.
For skiers willing to brave the first 1.3K of nasty, cold wind on Elk Pass, you were rewarded with new tracksetting and fantastic conditions on Elk Pass and Blueberry
-The hugging tree on Elk Pass- Elk Pass was in great shape today, and I made a point of getting a photo of Georgina’s hugging tree.
I’ve accepted the apology(on behalf of all xc skiers who were affected by this incident) and expect behaviors to change, but why does it take such extreme situations to make people aware of
-Mary at the top of the big hill. She had already been to the end of Elk Pass when I met her.- It was like Christmas morning