Corbin Groomer’s Report

Weather: 1C, mostly cloudy

Conditions: 6cm new snow in the past 24 hours at upper elevations, rain at valley bottom. Total snowpack heights 200-250+cm in most riding areas.

Groomer Notes

  • Corbin groomed from the staging area to the McClatchie last night – trail snow-covered and in excellent spring condition.
  • Hartley groomed from the staging area to the East Fork of the Sulphur March 19th – trail snow-covered and in excellent spring condition.
  • Morrissey & Coal Creek: Morrissey Trail, Summit Trail, Doug Dean Trail, and Coal Creek Trail last groomed March 15th. McEvoy Trail, South Pipeline Trail groomed March 14th. Notch groomed to the peak on March 11th.  Next groom scheduled for tonight. Upper riding areas in excellent condition. The lowest trails from the staging area up approx 3km at both CC and Morrissey are now spring-like snow with occasional dirt,  ice, and thin sections. Morrissey parking lot connector trail in poor condition – recommended staging out of Coal Creek for more favorable riding conditions. Lower Morrissey parking lot closed for the season to protect underlying vegetation on the conservation easement.

NOTES: COVID signage posted in cabins is a requirement of our continued operation. If individuals continue to remove signage cabins will be locked and closed to the public.

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General Meeting

March General Members Meeting – online via Zoom

Meeting starts promptly at 6:15pm and runs until approximately 8:30pm

All members in good standing are welcome to attend

Agenda

  • Review of minutes
  • Review of financials
  • Communications
  • Report from Committees
  • Old business/action items review
  • New business

 

Register in advance for this meeting:
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Hartley Groomer’s Report

Weather: 2C, overcast, rain

Conditions: 0cm new snow in the past 24 hours. Total snowpack heights 200-250+cm in most riding areas.

Groomer Notes

  • Hartley groomed from the staging area to the East Fork of the Sulphur last night – trail snow-covered and in excellent spring condition.
  • Morrissey & Coal Creek: Morrissey Trail, Summit Trail, Doug Dean Trail, and Coal Creek Trail last groomed March 15th. McEvoy Trail, South Pipeline Trail groomed March 14th. Notch groomed to the peak on March 11th.  Upper riding areas in excellent condition. The lowest trails from the staging area up approx 3km at both CC and Morrissey are now spring-like snow with occasional dirt,  ice, and thin sections. Morrissey parking lot connector trail in poor condition – recommended staging out of Coal Creek for more favorable riding conditions. Lower Morrissey parking lot closed for the season to protect underlying vegetation on the conservation easement.
  • Corbin last groomed March 12th. Trail snow-covered an in excellent spring condition.

NOTES: COVID signage posted in cabins is a requirement of our continued operation. If individuals continue to remove signage cabins will be locked and closed to the public.

Check the avalanche bulletin before you ride www.avalanche.ca.

Wed Grooms Dropped

Wednesday Morrissey and Coal Creek grooms will be dropped for the remainder of the season due to low mid-week trail numbers. If numbers increase we will add the Wednesday grooms back on the schedule.

The regular grooming schedule continues as follows:

Morrissey & Coal Creek trails: Sun, Fri, Sat pm’s

Hartley: Thursday pm’s

Corbin: Friday pm’s

Morrissey & Coal Creek Groomer’s Report

Weather: -4C, clear, light winds

Conditions: 0cm new snow in the past 24 hours. Total snowpack heights 200-250+cm in most riding areas.

Groomer Notes

  • Morrissey & Coal Creek: Morrissey Trail, Summit Trail, Doug Dean Trail, and Coal Creek Trail groomed last night. McEvoy Trail, South Pipeline Trail groomed March 14th. Notch groomed to the peak on March 11th.  Upper riding areas in excellent condition. The lowest trails from the staging area up approx 3km at both CC and Morrissey are now spring-like snow with occasional dirt,  ice, and thin sections. Morrissey parking lot connector trail in poor condition – recommended staging out of Coal Creek for more favorable riding conditions. Lower Morrissey parking lot closed for the season to protect underlying vegetation on the conservation easement.
  • Corbin Groomed from the staging area to the McClatchie March 11th. Trail in excellent condition.
  • Hartley: Groomed from the staging area to the fork of the East Sulphur groomed March 9th.

NOTES: COVID signage posted in cabins is a requirement of our continued operation. If individuals continue to remove signage cabins will be locked and closed to the public.

Check the avalanche bulletin before you ride www.avalanche.ca.

Morrissey & Coal Creek Groomer’s Report

Weather: -3C, clear, light winds

Conditions: 0cm new snow in the past 24 hours. Total snowpack heights 200-250+cm in most riding areas.

Groomer Notes

  • Morrissey & Coal Creek: Morrissey Trail, Summit Trail, Doug Dean Trail, Coal Creek Trail, Matheton Trail groomed last night. McEvoy Trail, South Pipeline Trail groomed yesterday. Notch groomed to the peak on March 11th.  Upper riding areas in excellent condition. The lowest trails from the staging area up approx 3km at both CC and Morrissey are now spring-like snow with occasional dirt,  ice, and thin sections. Morrissey parking lot connector trail in poor condition – recommended staging out of Coal Creek for more favorable riding conditions. Lower Morrissey parking lot will be closed for the season at the end of the day today due to spring melt conditions.
  • Corbin Groomed from the staging area to the McClatchie March 11th. Trail in excellent condition.
  • Hartley: Groomed from the staging area to the fork of the East Sulphur groomed March 9th.

NOTES: COVID signage posted in cabins is a requirement of our continued operation. If individuals continue to remove signage cabins will be locked and closed to the public.

Check the avalanche bulletin before you ride www.avalanche.ca.

Morrissey & Coal Creek Groomer’s Report

Weather: -5C, clear, light winds

Conditions: 0cm new snow in the past 24 hours. Total snowpack heights 200-250+cm in most riding areas.

Groomer Notes

  • Morrissey & Coal Creek: Morrissey Trail, Summit Trail, Doug Dean Trail, Coal Creek Trail, McEvoy Trail, South Pipeline Trail groomed last night. Notch groomed to the peak on March 11th.  Upper riding areas in excellent condition. The lowest trails from the staging area up approx 3km at both CC and Morrissey are now spring-like snow with occasional dirt,  ice, and thin sections. Morrissey parking lot connector trail in poor condition – recommended staging out of Coal Creek for more favorable riding conditions. Lower Morrissey parking lot will be closed for the season at the end of the day today due to spring melt conditions.
  • Corbin Groomed from the staging area to the McClatchie yesterday. Trail in excellent condition.
  • Hartley: Groomed from the staging area to the fork of the East Sulphur groomed March 9th.

NOTES: COVID signage posted in cabins is a requirement of our continued operation. If individuals continue to remove signage cabins will be locked and closed to the public.

Check the avalanche bulletin before you ride www.avalanche.ca.

Corbin Groomer’s Report

Weather: -5C, clear, light winds

Conditions: 0cm new snow in the past 24 hours. Total snowpack heights 200-250+cm in most riding areas.

Groomer Notes

  • Corbin groomed from the staging area to the McClatchie last night. Trail in excellent condition.
  • Morrissey & Coal Creek: Morrissey Trail, Summit Trail, Doug Dean Trail, Coal Creek Trail, Notch trail to the summit groomed yesterday. Upper riding areas in excellent condition. The lowest trails from the staging area up approx 3km at both CC and Morrissey are now spring-like snow with occasional dirt,  ice, and thin sections. Morrissey parking lot connector trail in poor condition – recommended staging out of Coal Creek for more favorable riding conditions.
  • Hartley: Groomed from the staging area to the fork of the East Sulphur groomed March 9th. Large avalanche debris on road.

NOTES: COVID signage posted in cabins is a requirement of our continued operation. If individuals continue to remove signage cabins will be locked and closed to the public.

Check the avalanche bulletin before you ride www.avalanche.ca.

Morrissey & Coal Creek Groomer’s Report

Weather: -2C, clear, light winds

Conditions: 0cm new snow in the past 24 hours. Total snowpack heights 200-250+cm in most riding areas.

Groomer Notes

  • Morrissey & Coal Creek: Morrissey Trail, Summit Trail, Doug Dean Trail, Coal Creek Trail, Notch trail to the summit groomed last night. Upper riding areas in excellent condition. The lowest trails from the staging area up approx 3km at both CC and Morrissey are now spring-like snow with occasional dirt,  ice, and thin sections. Morrissey parking lot connector trail in poor condition – recommended staging out of Coal Creek for more favorable riding conditions. Lower Morrissey parking lot will be closed for the season at the end of the day today due to spring melt conditions.
  • Corbin Groomed from the staging area to the East Fork of the Sulpher on March 5th. Trail in excellent condition.
  • Hartley: Groomed from the staging area to the fork of the East Sulphur groomed March 9th.

NOTES: COVID signage posted in cabins is a requirement of our continued operation. If individuals continue to remove signage cabins will be locked and closed to the public.

Check the avalanche bulletin before you ride www.avalanche.ca.

Morrissey & Coal Creek Groomer’s Report

Weather: -5CC, cloudy, light winds

Conditions: 13cm in the past 24 hours. Total snowpack heights 200-250+cm in most riding areas.

Groomer Notes

  • Morrissey & Coal Creek: Morrissey Trail, Summit Trail, Doug Dean Trail, Coal Creek Trail groomed last night. Matheson groomed yesterday. McEvoy last groomed on March 3rd. Upper riding areas in excellent condition. The lowest trails from the staging area up approx 3km at both CC and Morrissey are now spring-like snow with occasional dirt,  ice, and thin sections. Morrissey parking lot connector trail in poor condition – recommended staging out of Coal Creek for more favorable riding conditions. Lower Morrissey parking lot will be closed for the season at the end of the day today due to spring melt conditions.
  • Corbin Groomed from the staging area to the East Fork of the Sulpher on March 5th. Trail in excellent condition.
  • Hartley: Groomed from the staging area to the fork of the East Sulphur groomed Feb 26th. Large avalanche debris on road.

NOTES: COVID signage posted in cabins is a requirement of our continued operation. If individuals continue to remove signage cabins will be locked and closed to the public.

Check the avalanche bulletin before you ride www.avalanche.ca. SPECIAL AVALANCHE WARNING IN EFFECT FOR FERNIE AND AREA.