Shannondale

  • Elise Watchorn posted an update in the group Group logo of ShannondaleShannondale 7 months, 1 week ago

    Shannondale did not disappoint today! There is just exactly enough snow for great skiiing: no excess, but enough to go around. Lovely day on lovely trails.

  • Kevin Miller posted an update in the group Group logo of ShannondaleShannondale 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    From David Lumgair:

    Good day eh, CCSki enthusiasts,
    Yes, David here,

    5:00 pm edit, Gord suggested that Blue trail is good without a grooming.

    The Ginzu skimmer does tickle the crust that mild temps made yesterday.
    Yes, we can and have crazed the glaze on both the Orange and Green skate trails, this morning.
    Ahhh, but the East loops…[Read more]

  • Kevin Miller posted an update in the group Group logo of ShannondaleShannondale 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    8 Charleswood Ski Club members classic skied at Shannondale on Sunday, mainly on the preeminent Blue trail. Conditions were as advertised (very good).

    The afternoon high temp was +5°, which certainly affected the trails, but Blue and many of the others were still skiable with good skis. As usual, David has produced great tracks with a minimum…[Read more]

  • Kevin Miller posted an update in the group Group logo of ShannondaleShannondale 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    From David Lumgair:
    Shannondale trails are holding steady,
    A light touch of grooming has been applied in some places.
    The 10km medium skills Classic BlueTrail to Carsons, is said to be 85% excellent, with just a few spots to watch for.
    The East loop of the easy Green Skate and the Yellow Classic , has some dirt showing.
    The balance of the Green…[Read more]

  • Kevin Miller posted an update in the group Group logo of ShannondaleShannondale 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    From Andy Dwilow on Wednesday:
    Skied blue classic trail at Shannondale today. Great tracks on good skis – skate trail looked good. David looks as good as his tracks! Good for the soul – reminds me of why I ski.

  • Kevin Miller posted an update in the group Group logo of ShannondaleShannondale 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    From David Lumgair:
    New Seasons Greetings to all!,
    David here,

    Yes, we have been packing the snow in preparation for ccskiing. .
    Gord Hamm and Mike Hoeppner have been making trails here.
    Yes, the Blue Classic Trail is groomed and has set up excellent for Classic skiing.
    Some other trails can be skate skied.
    The Wilson Loop and trails…[Read more]