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LIABILITY FOR COMMERCIAL TRAILS OPERATIONS IN B.C: (or ride at your own risk in B.C. bikeparks) – part 2

Case comment Jamieson vs Whistler Part 1 deals with liability for non-commercial trailwork in BC.  Read more here Introduction Jamieson vs Whistler is a British Columbia Supreme Court decision rendered on June 19, 2017. Blake Jamieson was rendered a quadriplegic following … Continue reading

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LIABILITY FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TRAILWORK IN BRITISH COLUMBIA (and some parts of Canada)

THE OCCUPIERS LIABILITY ACT – Part 1 Introduction This article summarizes law in British Columbia, Canada concerning liability arising from NON-COMMERCIAL trailwork on recreational trails. This article doesn’t concern itself with liability of commercial operations (bikeparks or any areas where … Continue reading

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On glacier and serac routefinding March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018 It’s the time of the year when winter turns to spring in the Coast. This season’s deep snowpack makes for relatively stable snow. High pressures (finally) have not been accompanied by destabilizing inversions or arctic outflows and … Continue reading

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Slalok Stonecrop sunrise trip

Did Slalok aka Stonecrop aka Rex’s Pillar as early am mission with Margus Riga and Kenny Smith. Left city at 12. Duffey at 3. Upper Lake at 4.20. Matier Glacier 6.20. Stonecrop at 8am. Parking lot at 9.15. Approx 14km … Continue reading

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Todd McGivern driving instructor; License to Drive Ltd. of Pemberton and Global News Amy Judd poor reporting

Links – Original story - https://globalnews.ca/news/4078429/student-driver-tailgating-sea-to-sky-video/ Licence to Drive Ltd. of Pemberton, BC.  (604) 894-1455; info@licencetodrive.ca (feel free to review.  I did) Facebook.   Business website.  Google Reviews On March the 13th, 2018 Global published this piece.  In my opinion it was … Continue reading

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Duffey Glaciers West – Cubicle line & Baltic Bliss

Duffey Glaciers West – Cubicle line & Baltic Bliss March 6, 2018 & March 10, 2018 Two pleasant rambles in the western Duffey in the same week as stable high pressure came in. Generic pics of some of my favourite … Continue reading

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Cayoosh couloirs – on Go; No Go decisions Feb 2018

A powerful story by my friend Adam about decision-making processes inspired me to think a bit about how people who get out in the mountains might want to talk more about the trips which don’t result in triple overhead blower … Continue reading

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Sol Mountain Lodge – Laidback Merlot Ces’t Bon – Backcountry Lodge in BC

Sol Mountain Lodge Feb 2018.
Laidback, Banana Belt, Merlot, Ces’t Bon
Guided Catered backcountry ski trip in the Monashees of BC Continue reading

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Sol Mountain Lodge – Crystal Vision and Chicken Knob – Backcountry Lodge in BC

Sol Mountain Lodge Feb 2018.
Crystal Vision, Barkerville, Burnt Knob, Blind Faith, Chicken Knob
Guided Catered backcountry ski trip in the Monashees of BC Continue reading

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Grizzly Stoney Lookout – Valkyr Lodge – Day 7

Valkyr Lodge 7 Day Ski trip out of Burton
Day 6 Grizzly, Stoney, Lookout with Graham, Carl, Jesse, Sasha, Chris Continue reading

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