NORTHERN REGION TRAIL REPORT

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  See here to open the Northern Region Trail Report as a (low-tech) app on your phone.

Trail conditions at

· Bow Valley/Canmore/Kananaskis; see also the SkierRoger blog
· Banff National Park 
· Jasper National Park

Avalanche bulletins

Full descriptions of a number of the areas listed below can be found at Mike Stern’s Edmonton Area Skiers Guide.

For Mike Stern’s musings on local and regional conditions, see Mike's Two Skis Worth.

                           

AREA

CONTACT PERSON

WEB RESOURCES

CONDITIONS

LAST UPDATE

Goldbar

Paul Klann

ENSC, Facebook, weather

 

Grooming details are on Nordic Pulse.

 

Updated daily

Other Edmonton trails

Park Rangers

City Recreation & Facebook

See the Parks & River Valley bulletin. Info on the SkiLocal app is here.

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OUTSIDE EDMONTON

Athabasca (Muskeg Creek)

Sandra Jardine

Area map, description, weather

All done for the season in Athabasca on the Muskeg Creek Trails.

 

See the Facebook page.

Mar 31

Bonnyville – Cold Lake

Sarah Parsons

description & maps, weather

Although the Bonnyville area still has plenty of snow, the trails are not being groomed. We switched to crust skiing on a local lake.

                                                                                                                     

Muriel Lake grooming details are on  Nordic Pulse.

See the Bonnyville Nordic Ski Club Facebook page for (sometimes) the most recent grooming updates at all seven x-country venues in the area. They are described in detail, with maps, in this description.

Mar 31

Camrose

Robert Early

Camrose NSC,  description, weather

Photogallery

See the club’s web site and Facebook page.

Grooming details are on Nordic Pulse.

Updated by the club

Cooking Lake – Blackfoot Recreation Area

Doug Wiens

Birkie, description, weather

Photogallery

Marvellous early-morning crust – and lake - skating from Blackfoot staging area starting on Faraway East. Some snow on Apr 5 made things smoother.

Grooming details are reported on Nordic Pulse. But grooming is done for the season.

The Park Report is here. Trip reports etc. are on the Facebook page.

Apr 7

Devon

Bob Scheele

Photogallery, map, weather

The season is done.

 

See the Facebook page as well.

Mar 31

Drayton Valley (Pembina Nordic)

Clayton Stafford

description, weather

Photogallery

See the club’s Facebook page.

Grooming details are on Nordic Pulse.

Updated by the club

Edson (Hornbeck)

Marsh Hoke

description, weather

Photogallery

Grooming and track setting is finished for the season.  The Parking Lot gate is closed and locked.  The trails are still mostly covered with frozen icy snow, but bare patches are appearing.  

 

See the Muskeg Flyers’ public Facebook page for updates (you don't have to be on Facebook, just Google "Muskeg Flyers" and follow the prompts).   For further information, call or email Marsh Hoke, Muskeg Flyers Nordic Ski Club Trails Chair, at 780-723-2460 or bigeddie@telus.net.

Apr 1

Fort McMurray (Ptarmigan Nordic)

Facebook

Ptarmigan NSC, weather

Photogallery

See the Facebook page.

Updated by the club

Fort Saskatchewan

Facebook

Ft. Sask. NSC, description, weather

Photogallery

See the website report or the Facebook page.

Updated by the club

Grande Cache (Smoky River Nordic)

Denis Grenier

Smoky River Nordic, weather

Photogallery

See the club’s Facebook page.

Mar 28

Grande Prairie (Wapiti Nordic)

Eric Chislett

Wapiti NSC, weather

Photogallery

See here for grooming details and trail conditions.

More details also on the club’s Facebook page.

Updated by the club

Hinton

Terry Dodge

Hinton NSC, map, weather

Photogallery

See the club’s web site and Facebook page, and the webcam.

Updated by the club

Lacombe

Brent Bouwsema

Lacombe CCSC,  maps, weather

Photogallery

Skiing is over in Lacombe. Thanks to all our members who supported us through this difficult season!

 

Sometimes more details are here and on the Facebook page.

Mar 25

Lac La Biche

Brian Deheer

Park Report, weather

Photogallery

See the Facebook page.

Updated by the club

Miquelon Lake Provincial Park

Park Report, map, description, weather

See the park report, where it says ‘There will NOT be mechanical grooming at Miquelon for the 2021-22 winter season.’ (only skier tracked)

Updated by park staff

Parkland county

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Parkland Tourism, weather

Chickakoo (description & map), Tucker's Field &  Bunchberry Meadows (description & map) and Hasse Lake: Updates here.

Updated by park staff

Pigeon Lake

Mike Black

Pigeon Lake NSC, maps, weather

Hidden Springs

Grooming and tracksetting equipment has been retired for the season.

Have a great summer and remember, the hiking and biking season is just around the corner…. and we’ve got the trails! 

 

More details sometimes posted here.

Mar 25

Red Deer

Don Wales

Red Deer NSC & Area maps, weather

Photogallery

All equipment stored for the summer so skiing is definitely done in Red Deer.

 

See the club’s Facebook page.

Mar 31

Rocky Lane (High Level / Fort Vermilion)

Kayla Wardley

description, map, weather

Photogallery

Season is over. 

 

See the Facebook page.

Apr 2

Rocky Mountain House

Morgan Kent

weather

Photogallery

The season has concluded in Rocky Mountain House.

Have a great summer.

 

See the club’s Facebook page and twitter link.

Mar 28

Slave Lake (Nine Mile Rec.)

Evan Baranyk

Nine Mile Recreation Society, weather

See the club’s Facebook page for updates.

Updated by the club

St. Albert

Christine Rawlins

description, weather

Photogallery

See the club's Facebook page.

Updated by the club

St. Paul (Lakeland)

Janna Zarowny

Lakeland NSC,  description, weather

Photogallery

Still lots of snow in the St Paul Area, and trails are in great shape.

 

Westcove grooming details are on Nordic Pulse.

 

Info posted on Lakeland NSC. Conditions on the Facebook page. Maps are here.

Mar 28

Strathcona Wilderness Centre

SWC, trail map, description, weather

Grooming is over. See the latest Friday bulletin, the webcam, and Nordic Pulse.

Bulletin updated weekly

Tawatinaw Valley

Reint Boelman

Website, map, description, weather

Photogallery

Grooming details are on Nordic Pulse.

Updated by the club

Vermilion

Vaughn Cooper

Vermilion Nordic, description, weather

See the club’s posting.

Updated by the club

 

 

 

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