Spring Conditions are here. Good skiing is still available at Confed but there are some spots to watch. The tracks are generally hard and icy. It is difficult to set new tracks as the snow is just too hard. Skating is the best option. The driving range is in the best shape. No bare spots … Continue reading Confed Conditions Update
The groomers are out grooming the new snow this morning. Icy or slushy sections may exists under the new snow especially on the yellow trail.
The two days of +10C has not been great for Confed. Last night a few pools of water formed mostly on the yellow trail, entrance and one section in the far southwest corner of the blue trail. The north side of the driving range is also wet. The best skiing will be on the driving … Continue reading Confed Conditions Update
February 24 Shaganappi grooming update: Skate ski superhighways were all groomed this evening by a volunteer director, and the tracksetting from the 22nd now has a 4cm dusting of snow. Trails are in great shape, beware of two thin areas which are the Westgate corner workaround (SW corner) and the bottom of the hill at … Continue reading Shag Grooming Update
All trails outside the driving range were groomed and trackset on Monday morning. The trails are in great condition! Driving range will be groomed tonight.
Snow farming was done on Wednesday night on some thin parts on the yellow trail. It was then groomed and trackset. The green trail was also groomed and trackset. The remainder of the yellow trail and the purple trail had the skate lanes groomed as well. Conditions are excellent thanks in large part to the … Continue reading Confed Grooming Update
Driving range was groomed and trackset on Monday night including the 8 lanes classic training grid. The Blue, Purple and yellow loops were groomed and trackset this morning. Conditions are excellent! Only thin spots are on the northeast corner of the yellow trail as you go up the hill and the along the creek on … Continue reading Confederation Grooming Update
Skiing last night at Confed was amazing! Tracks that groomer Tom set Wednesday we're still full depth and solid. The warm temperatures did not transform the snow and I had good grip with red wax. Friday night the skate lanes will be regroomed. Get out and enjoy the fantastic skiing right in the city! Don't … Continue reading Confederation Condition Update
The new snow combined with the wind last night gave our groomer a blank slate to work with this morning. All trails outside the driving range were groomed and trackset this morning. Tom the groomer words "it is setting beautiful tracks!!" Conditions are excellent!
February 10 grooming update: Nearly all the trails were groomed at least two passes for skate skiing this evening with the exception of the lower loop north of the driving range that wasn't done at all . Track setting was partially completed, but we ran out of time! We hope to finish track setting Tuesday … Continue reading Shag Grooming Update