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Whistler Blackcomb to open designated uphill skiing routes on both mountains

Whistler Blackcomb to open designated uphill skiing routes on both mountains – March 19, 2020 Access will be available to the general public—no Epic Pass necessary Per Pique News release from Pique Per WB – ” Maps and information about where these … Continue reading

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Sunset and Vantage – March 17, 2020

We didn’t think it would be the last ski of the year but there it is and there it was. Shar, Corey, Kris, Jamie and I went out to Cerise Creek to take a look at Vantage Col and investigate … Continue reading

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Joffre Lakes and Central Duffey Zissou zone – March 13 and 16, 2020

Joffre Lakes – March 13, 2020 A northerly blew through the Duffey and brought strong winds to the alpine. We wanted to see for ourselves how things were affected and if so, how much. Up we went only to feel … Continue reading

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Rogers Pass – January & February 2020

It’s really no secret that the Whistler/Blackcomb season started poorly. That’s part of the reason Sharon and I left our home confines of the Coast Mountains and migrated to Interior BC, Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Kicking Horse for the best … Continue reading

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Whistler and the Duffey this season – Jan 15 to March 14, 2020

Not sure how long this season will last as COVID will make the world implode so here’s a photo-dump of various random trips from around our traditional stomping grounds this year. Whistler and Blackcomb The Sea to Sky has had … Continue reading

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Fritschi Xenic Alpine Touring binding review

image: Fritschi – The Xenic alpine touring binding Introduction New for the 2019-20 ski season is the Fritschi Xenic. The Xenic builds on Fritschi’s pre-existing Vipec EVO and Tecton binding using many of the same concepts and materials. This means that the Xenic … Continue reading

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Sentry Lodge Ski Touring Jan 2020 – Part 2

Part 2 Sentry Lodge Jan 2020. Guided by Neil Warren and Chris Lawrence.
Our group consisted of Lee, Sharon, Graham Q, Jessie P, Gareth E, Greg P, Dan and Jake S. Some of Neils other clients Dicky, Dan, Dave and Keith also joined. Our Custodian was Cody and we were fed by the now retired Teres Continue reading

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Kicking Horse lift-accessed backcountry – A Golden road trip part 2

Kicking Horse lift-accessed backcountry Kicking Horse Mountain Resort’s inbounds terrain is the tip of the iceberg. Generally speaking this is trite of any ski hill; quite obviously what can be accessed from lifts will almost always be a bigger area … Continue reading

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Sentry Lodge Ski Touring in January 2020 – Part 1

Sentry Lodge Jan 2020. Guided by Neil Warren and Chris Lawrence.
Our group consisted of Lee, Sharon, Graham Q, Jessie P, Gareth E, Greg P, Dan and Jake S. Some of Neils other clients Dicky, Dan, Dave and Keith also joined. Our Custodian was Cody and we were fed by the now retired Teresa Continue reading

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Golden and Kicking Horse – A Golden road trip part 1

Golden! It’s been overlooked by some as just another truck stop on the Trans Canada Highway, as a placename in the made-up Kootenay Rockies Powder Highway, and derisively as East Revelstoke. However good things can’t be kept hidden forever. Stunning … Continue reading

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