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Cross Country Skiing Kovach Trail Via Ribbon Creek / Kananaskis Country


A very popular trail, starting from tastefully placed coal cars at the Ribbon Creek Parking Lot.  Due to the 2013 flood, the trail has been rerouted and easy to follow.  We will then connect with the Kovach Trail that is a shoo-in for best snow, best viewpoint and best downhill run. 

You must be double vaccinated to participate for this event and carpooling.  Please read COVID Information located on Event Calendar, entitled COVID.  Attendees will be required to provide proof of being double vaccinated at the designated carpooling location.  If you have questions, please contact the trip coordinator before registering.  Thank you.

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 own discretion and what you are comfortable with.  Must be double 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.


Distance:                              8 to 12 Kilometers Loop

Elevation Gain:                    150 Meters

Maximum Elevation Gain:  1710 Meters

Travel Distance:                  100 Kilometers One Way (1 Hour and 15 Minutes)

Difficulty Level:                   Easy / Intermediate


Rendezvous Point:  North Edworthy Park, northeast corner.  Please arrive 15 minutes before to check in and that a vehicle convey can be arranged, as we will be leaving at 8:00 a.m. sharp.  

Event Coordinator:  For inquiries, please contact the event coordinator Lori at (403) 283-7386 or by email  On the day of the event, if your plans change, please call or text Lori at (403) 803-2953.

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.

Please Note:  Dogs are not permitted on ski trails in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park.


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, January 29, 2022, 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Edworthy Park, North Parking Lot, Northeast Corner, Look for the White Ford Explorer
Map to Edworthy
Shaganappi and Bowness Road N.W.
Calgary, AB  

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Lori Davidson
Trip Coordinator
XC Skiing Day Trip
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Friday, January 28, 2022 at 6:30 PM
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