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2022-01-07 at 17:11 - comment by SteveR

Yes, I used my metal edged light touring skis (68-55-62) with nnn-bc boots, in anticipation of laying down arcs on all that perfect corduroy. No telemarks though, Aqua- it was all parallel turns.

2022-01-07 at 15:21 - comment by Jean-Francois

Thanks Aqua Toque, at least it kept me entertained while going up!

2022-01-07 at 13:37 - comment by aqua toque

Countless multitudes have admired Steve's turns!

He's been around since the dawn of telemark.

2022-01-07 at 13:20 - comment by Jean-Francois

Hi SteveR, Yes it was me as you were the only person I met. Going up I was admiring your turns on the corduroy, do you have metal edge to be able to turn so nicely.

2022-01-06 at 23:46 - comment by SteveR

I'm thinking that was you going up Sunburst, as I was descending at about 1:30?

Hummingbird Plume Lookout view.

Middle Skogan


Report Submitted by Jean-Francois
(trip) Date: Thursday Jan 06, 2022

Submitted: Thursday Jan 06, 2022 at 17:54


Vanita and moi


A balmy -16C at Ribbon Creek parking lot (it was -28C at the Highway 40 turnoff) at 10:30am and only one car in the parking lot

We skied CCW Terrace North / Kovach / Link and Ribbon Creek. After this peasant warm-up on beautiful groomed trails, I went to ski Skogan pass access / Sunburst / High Level and Skogan Loop (CCW) to take advantage of yesterday's grooming.

Swix V05 Polar provided excellent grip but the glide was fair / good.

The trails are in pristine conditions and skiing was awesome.

At 3:30pm, it was -10C at the parking lot and snowing lightly.

5 stars grooming , too bad I ate the other 4 stars!

S turns on Ribbon creek, as good as it gets


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