Category Archives: 2011

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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Cayoosh Passpowgasm – Jan 2020

Snow seems to be returning to West Coast of British Columbia.   A series of storms tracked in to give Whistler/Blackcomb a base.  This same storm also brought snowfall totals in the Duffey Lake area (north of Pemberton which itself is … Continue reading

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Revelstoke on a budget; Powder for the People!

Revelstoke! RMR doesn’t need to be described much; every self-respecting ski bum knows it’s a got a ton of vertical, isn’t overly crowded and is smack-dab in British Columbia’s Powder Highway. Right now RMR is also going off with a pile … Continue reading

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Rogers Pass 2019 Winter Permit, update and a new map!

Revelstoke! Once thought of as a stop on Canada’s east-west TransCanada Highway, its name has become synonymous with deep snowpacks and skiing. Located just an hour east of “Revy” is Rogers Pass — aka backcountry skiing heaven. This article provides … Continue reading

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Trek Remedy 2014 dumpster bike build

The build A bit of work, a bit of time, a lot of dumpster-diving, a bunch of accumulating spare parts in bins & inspiration from cheapskates the world over. Spare parts from FB Marketplace, Pinkbike, Craigslist and Ebay. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Bearfoot Bistro – Dad’s birthday

It’s not every day one turns 82! Sharon and I treated Mum and Dad to an overnight stay at the Pinnacle Hotel in Whistler then a magnificent, tastefully done dinner at the Bearfoot Bistro. What a show they put on … Continue reading

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JOFFRE PEAK – A KNOWN PRODUCER (tm – Sharon Bader)

Joffre Slide from David Safarik on Vimeo. Last update – June 4, 2019 “Civilization exists by geologic consent, subject to change without notice”– Will Durant. Many of these shots are hi-res and in large size format – open them in a new tab to … Continue reading

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Blizzard ZeroG 105 ski review

Introduction New for the 2019-20 season Blizzard completely revised its ZeroG lineup releasing all skis in the lineup with new molds, new construction, and in three widths. For review, Blizzard provided the ZeroG 105 ski in 180cms length. To recap, the ZG105’s … Continue reading

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Review: Cove Ti Hummer 29er Hardtail

“Don’t let your summer be a bummer. Get yourself a Hummer” – Chaz Romalis Introduction Cove’s Ti Hummer 29er hardtail is a long-rumoured long-awaited reintroduction of a classic North Shore hardtail aimed at aggressive technical terrain. It will be be … Continue reading

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Carcross XC Trails – Yukon Stories

Yukon Road Trip Into The Midnight Sun Carcross Riding – Lower XC Trails
Boreale Ranch
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