Category Archives: ski2017

Alpine Touring Boots – The purchasing decision (2017 update)

Alpine Touring Boots – The purchasing decision (2017 update) Introduction At the outset let me state that this is an impossibly large and mutable topic. Everyone’s feet are different. The universe of boots keeps changing. The weakest link in the … Continue reading

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USEFUL INFORMATION – Rogers Pass – 2017

USEFUL INFORMATION – Rogers Pass This collection of information was written in response to a disturbing incident in early season December 2017 where an un-named group skied a closed area under the Winter Permit system in Rogers Pass. An online … Continue reading

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Whitecap Lodge in April Pow Day 3 and 4

Whitecap Alpine – End of April bonus trip. Guides – Veronika, Dillon and Mark. Guests were – Lee,Sharon, Skafdi, Jeff, Dave, Dermot, Watson, Misha, Nick, Karen, Catherine, Gord.
Day 3 – Dillon took us to Homerun, Training Wheels, Ruthies Bowl, Hangovers winddrift, Nabakov’s nightmare
Day 4 – Veronika took us to Tombstone and down Sparkle Bowl, Back up and down Middle Finger, then back up the repeater ridge and down XXL then back up repeater ridge and down Tombstone to the Lodge. Continue reading

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Whitecap Lodge in April Pow Day 1 and 2

Whitecap Alpine – End of April bonus trip. Guides – Veronika, Dillon and Mark. Guests were – Lee,Sharon, Skafdi, Jeff, Dave, Dermot, Watson, Misha, Nick, Karen, Catherine, Gord.
Day 1 – Standard Ridge with Group
Day 2 – Melissas Trees, Melissa’s Bowl, Greg’s Groove, Booted up Lolita’s backside to Lolita’s Gash and Star Cabin Ridge back to the Lodge. Continue reading

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Skeena Cat Skiing & KitsumKalum – Where to go in search of snow in Northern BC

Northern escape where the freezing levels were lower. Touring out of Shames, Wolfs Den, Glacier, Oscar Peak and a day at Skeena Cat Skiing.
Skeena Cat skiing with – Lee Lau, Kristy Charlton, Bill Charlton, Karla Charlton, Jevon Zyp, Carlos Merten, Luis Miguel de Dios, Miguel Blanch, ChristianWeigand, Paco Perez, Sharon Bader Continue reading

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Shames Mountain and Terrace Touring – Northern Pow Trek March 2017

Northern escape where the freezing levels were lower. Touring out of Shames, Wolfs Den, Glacier, Oscar Peak and a day at Skeena Cat Skiing Continue reading

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Callaghan Country – Ski Touring and a Snow Cat Shuttle

We got a snow cat shuttle to ski Callaghan POW and you can too!
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Solace and Hindsight!!!! – Sol Mountain Lodge – Feb 2017 Ski Trip

Sol Mountain Lodge Backcountry Trip with – Sharon, Lee, Stu, Linda, Carl, Gregor, Doug, Jacquie, Rob, Gareth, Graham, Sasha, Megan, Chris, Claire, Geoff, Jessie and our cook Allison, Hut Custodian Dave and helper Adam
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Chicken Knob and Baldur Trees – Sol Mountain Lodge – Feb 2017 Ski Trip

Sol Mountain Lodge Backcountry Trip with – Sharon, Lee, Stu, Linda, Carl, Gregor, Doug, Jacquie, Rob, Gareth, Graham, Sasha, Megan, Chris, Claire, Geoff, Jessie and our cook Allison, Hut Custodian Dave and helper Adam
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Mt Fosthall, Peters Lake to Margi Lake – Sol Mountain Lodge – Feb 2017 Ski Trip

Sol Mountain Lodge Backcountry Trip with – Sharon, Lee, Stu, Linda, Carl, Gregor, Doug, Jacquie, Rob, Gareth, Graham, Sasha, Megan, Chris, Claire, Geoff, Jessie and our cook Allison, Hut Custodian Dave and helper Adam
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