Who would have thought such a legendary ski trail is so close to Calgary. Enormous climbs, sunset views, ancient sub-alpine, screaming downhills.
“Skogan” The magic forest of elves and trolls.
Starting along the trail
Nakiska on the lower slopes of Mt. Alan
The climb begins
The junction with Hummingbird Lookout/Sunburst
A mouse burrows into the snow
The subalpine creeps in
Arriving in the cool subalpine. The start of the high Skogan loop. I skied the loop counter clockwise.
Beginning the high section of the slogan loop
The power line along Skogan loop (looking back)
Old Baldy Ridge in the distance
The moon at the top
Sunset views up the Kananaskis Valley
Back at the Skogan loop juction
Panorama of the Skogan Loop Junction
Arriving at the bottom of the hill as the light fades
The last few hundred meters through Nakiska
Moon and Chairs
Nakiska Lodge at the end