Category Archives: 2018ski

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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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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Rollins Viking – Valkyr Lodge – Day 6

Valkyr Lodge 7 Day Ski trip out of Burton
Day 6 Rollins and Viking with Graham, Jesse and Karl Continue reading

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Heart Zone – Valkyr Lodge – Day 5

Valkyr Lodge 7 Day Ski trip out of Burton
Day 5 Heart Zone with Carl Continue reading

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Grizzly Zone – Valkyr Lodge – Day 4

Valkyr Lodge 7 Day Ski trip out of Burton
Day 4 Grizzly Zone with Mike and Greg Continue reading

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