Tag Archives: cross-country

Ribbon Creek Trails

There’s a small network of ski trails about Ribbon Creek, near Kananaskis Village and Nakiska Ski Resort. They’re track set for classical skiing, and there isn’t really enough room between tracks for skate-skiing. A nice little set of trails to spend a day exploring, there is quite a lot of up and down – and so some nice views as well. It’s nice to ski somewhere different for a change.

12 hours of Saturday

  8am – Peaceful breakfast :)     9am – Finn helping me with the laundry     10am – Another warm day! And it’s snowing like crazy.     11am – Back in the car after finally meeting up with everyone, now off to the trailhead     12pm – Skiing along the Goat Creek trail, starting from Canmore, heading to Banff     1pm – Lunch break at the first bridge     2pm – Crossing the second big bridge – still snowing like crazy     3pm – Still snowing! (the Chariot behind me is covered now) … Continue reading 12 hours of Saturday

Return to Watridge Lake

The last time I passed by Watridge Lake I was 34 weeks pregnant, feeling too warm, with sore feet, and generally feeling as if I’d hiked far enough. We’d hiked through from Sunshine Meadows to Mount Assiniboine, and I’d already travelled 19-20km that day. I was kind of hoping for a travelator to take me home. Or a small helicopter. Perhaps a tame and friendly moose. This time I returned with a baby on the outside, and a tame snow-shoer to pull along the Chariot.     It took us less than an hour to reach the lake! I was … Continue reading Return to Watridge Lake