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Cross Country Skiing Pipestone Trails / Lake Louise

Pipestone Trails - 2021 February 6



The Pipestone Trails offer a good days' skiing for beginners and experts alike. It is a great place to get a few hours of fresh air if you have limited time. The Pipestone network comprises of five numbered trails, which are graded easy to moderate. We will be skiing Trail Number 1. The trails run through a mixture of forest and clearings. 

The open area around the unnamed lake along the west arm of Trail Number 1, is an excellent area for a sunny lunch break. There are few hills of any steepness on Trail Number 1, however, the way the trails are laid out it is almost continuously uphill when skiing north (away from the parking lot) and then the return journey is a thrilling, but not excessively, steep downhill run. The trails are well marked with numbers and are easy to follow.


Please be aware if there is inclement weather forecasted the day of the event, it may be rescheduled and / or cancelled.


•  Events are subject to cancellation or change on short notice due to changes in government   

•  Carpooling - Use your discretion and what you are comfortable with.  Must be doubled vaccinated.

•  No food / snack sharing.

•  Bring your own wipes and hand sanitizer and a mask.

•  Social distancing and any other rules set out by authorities must be followed. Please respect


•  Washrooms may not be available - please be prepared to pack out what you bring in, such as

   Toilet paper, etc.

•  Please make yourself aware of the risks in participating in this sort of event and decide


•  Don`t forget the usual items; bear spray, proper clothing, water, food, equipment and first aid kit.

•  Trip participants are asked to provide their cell contact information and emergency contact

    information to the trip coordinator, prior to the event.

•  Please do not sign up if you are experiencing any flu like, cold, or Covid19 symptoms.


Grade:                                 Easy to Moderate
Distance:                            12.6 Kilometer Loop
Height Gain:                       120 meters between the low point and high point of the trail system.
Maximum Elevation Gain: 1,670 Meters

Travel Distance:                 182 Kilometers One Way

Event Coordinator:  For inquiries, please contact the trip coordinator Lori at (403) 283-7386 or by email ldavidson@telus.netOn the day of the event, call or text me at (403) 803-2953 if your plans have changed.

Rendezvous Point:  North Edworthy Park, Northeast Corner, Look for the White Ford Explorer.  Please arrive 15 minutes before so a carpooling can be arranged, as we will be leaving at 7:45 a.m. sharp. 

Carpooling:  The Club suggest $0.06 per kilometer plus the cost of gas, return trip, to the driver to cover maintenance and wear and tear.


Please remember to purchase your Canada Park Pass in advance.

Guest Policy:  The Club is currently discouraging guests of a member, from outside the club, attending an event at this time due to the pandemic situation and potential liability issues.  Once the government has lifted and has relaxed restrictions, guests are more than welcome to attend two events, as per the Calgary Ski Club Policy.

Saturday, December 4, 2021, 7:45 AM until 5:00 PM
Edworthy Park, North Parking Lot / Look for the White Ford Explorer
Calgary, AB  

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Lori Davidson
Trip Coordinator
XC Skiing
Registration is closed - Event is full
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Friday, December 3, 2021 at 6:30 PM
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