South of Canmore off Highway 40, the Peter Lougheed Provincial Park has 26 groomed ski trails totaling 85km.
The Haig Glacier at nearly 8,000 feet is an ideal summer training ground for cross country skiers, but accomodations are limited.
Overall, Haig Glacier is the 3rd most popular cross country ski area of all 35 Nordic ski destinations in Alberta. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Haig Glacier including Canmore Nordic Center and Heart Creek / Skogan Pass Loop.
Local Contacts: PLPP (403) 591-7222; KC Visitors (800) 661-1678; Canmore Nordic Centre (403) 678-2400; Avalanche Update (403) 243-7253; Alberta Cross Country Assoc. (403) 453-8620; Altitude Sports, Canmore (403) 678-0008.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Base Camp: Mount Engadine Lodge (403) 678-4080
Luxury Loding: The Lodge at Kananskies (800) 441-1414
Date Published: 1/1/2016
Date Updated: 7/13/2016
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