Skied the 1A again today–from the Ohara side. It was absolutely fabulous–great fresh track from Friday 3 pm. Many happy skiers! Yoho is still a bit shy of snow but Joe did manage to (only) pack some of the Kicking Horse(at Natural Bridge) but he ran into a whole lot of trees down!! Even ran out of gas from cutting. Lot’s of work there still……and the boys did put in the bridge on the fan and on the flats near the info hall. NEITHER ARE READY TO SKI YET! Sorry! One more good dump should do it! We’re all so very lucky to have the 1A and MLR. Edwin/Alice are our newest members–from Pincher Creek, AB.
Eh there cross country skiers !!
Snow is starting to accumulate on the Kicking Horse Pass and even landing in Field and at Emerald Lake. The Lake is still open water!
Temperatures are due to plummet this week and that sure gets the skiers thinking about getting out there for the first ski! Likely the Moraine Lake Road and the 1A at the Great Divide will be first up—to be packed by the Lake Louise Track Setters—but no trail yet!
Our sled is going into the shop in Golden for a tune up this week & Joe needs to put new floor boards on the old trailer for moving the sled & equipment around. The guys are gonna start walking the trail to cut deadfall and set up the bridges.
It is November….and soon enough we will be striding and gliding!
Memberships are still at the same old price of $40.00 but…next year…memberships will go up to $50.00 for the start of the 2020 year!!! It’s due !!!
If you want to pay for this and next year together—we will keep it at $80.00 to save you $$—why not pay forward and do 2 years???
Thank you for your continued support,
Doing a recap….of last winter.
Ski rentals at Emerald Lake are put away but we still have snow shoes for rent to play with.
We got a total of 95 MEMBERS this winter–7 honorary & 88 paying members($3520.00)!
Thank you to everyone who supports this little Club with membership fees, putting $$ in donation boxes($1802.15) & Group sponsors($1,590.00). A huge thank you to Emerald Lake Lodge for matching the wages($5000.00) we pay our track setter and offering special discounts to encourage guest to buy memberships to stay in this magical place–at Emerald Lake, BC. Skee ya later eh? Marilyn & Bruce, Denise, Nick, Noa, Michael
Joe DID do the tracks yesterday–Kicking Horse, Connector, all of Emerald and Tally Ho. He could not set a loop on the ice yet….too soft. Enjoy that sun! Watch out for icy track in AM and soft tracks in PM
Conditions are still holding up–though quite warm with some fresh snow & a bit of rain, hovering around 0 degrees to + 5 Tracks are still skiable. Trying to track set but almost too warm. Hopefully we will by this weekend.