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Off to the Mountains!

Two days of skiing in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. For me, day one is cross country skiing at the Canmore Nordic Centre and day two is alpine skiing at Sunshine – a chance to test my skiing ability on some … Continue reading

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Cross Country Ski Weekend

Our good friends J&R join us in the mountains for a weekend of cross country skiing, fresh air and snow covered mountain views. After a late start on Saturday, caused by a fire alarm in J&R’s hotel, we head out … Continue reading

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A Day in Banff National Park

I delivered Murray to B’s house where a group is going to Taylor Lake to back country ski. I now have the day to myself in Banff National Park. The snow is abundant, so I am going to head to … Continue reading

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Mount Shark Ski

To get a different view of the mountains we head up the Spray Lakes Road to Mount Shark. Mount Shark is groomed for both classic and skate skiing. There are 2, 5, 10 and 15 km loops. Today we are … Continue reading

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Glorious

Moraine Lake is our destination for the day. Up. J, R, B, Murray and I pile into the van with skis, lunch and extra clothes. It is B’s first ski in the mountains. Her running fitness and sense of adventure … Continue reading

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Canmore Cross Country Skiing

Tuesday morning and the sun is shining and it is glorious outside with the new fallen snow. I have a ski date with G to go to the Canmore Nordic Centre. We met G in Bhutan when our tour group … Continue reading

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Cross Country Skiing in Edmonton

The snowfall last weekend has created excellent ski conditions in the Edmonton area. There are a number of cross country ski options in and around Edmonton. Our usual haunts are Goldbar Park, The Strathcona Wilderness Centre and Waskehegan Staging Area. … Continue reading

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