Avalanche safety: what do you know?

If words like facets, whoomphing, depth hoar or trigger points aren’t part of your vernacular, you probably shouldn’t venture out of bounds at your...

December backcountry report

Winter is off to a boomer start this year in B.C., with backcountry skiers enjoying good conditions since the first week of November and...

Facing my fears

Right before our birthdays this year, my friends and I started a tradition of writing a list, something that helped us reflect on life....

Clichéd but true: Practice makes perfect

It’s true what they say. When you’re learning anything new, it’s best to practise, practise, practise. And if that’s not enough, practise some more. I...

World Cup Ski Report

You know winter has truly started in Western Canada when the Lake Louise WinterStart Festival opens the Men’s FIS World Cup Downhill and Super-G...