I am thinking about going to Kicking Horse, Lake Louise, and Sunshine village the week of March 13 this year. Has anyone been there reciently? How have the conditions been? Anythought on what mid march might be like? Thanks
<A HREF="http://www.powderwatch.com/" TARGET="_top">http://www.powderwatch.com/</A> and <A HREF="http://www.cdnrockiesskireports.ca/Default.aspx" TARGET="_top">http://www.cdnrockiesskireports.ca/Default.aspx</A> are two skier submitted report sites I have recently discovered for the region. <BR> <BR>I am watching rather closely because I will be skiing the Fernie (6 days) and Banff (2 days) areas next week. <BR> <BR>In general mid-March is the ideal time for the places you mention because snow accumulates gradually but preserves well. This year snow was abundant in November but meager since then, just picking up again in the past week. <BR> <BR>Coverage on the expert terrain is only fair at the moment at your areas. Fernie always gets more snow, but the difference in reported conditions now is quite dramatic.