This winter, British Columbia has been blessed with an abundance of cold weather, plentiful snow and blue skies. Of course, not everyone sees this as a “blessing”, but they’re probably not reading this blog. Since La Niña doesn’t come around all that much, we’ve taken to making the most of it… meaning that we got […]Read more "We Have Fun – On Apex Proper"
Some old friends and some new friends, an old cabin and new house, plus a new zone and fresh camera made for quite the new year’s extravaganza. In between session of warming up, we got out skating, drinking, skiing, drinking and wandering aimlessly while drinking. What a new years it turned out to be! The […]Read more "We Have Fun – The Vista NYE"
The onset of winter-proper means that it’s time to review some photo gems from last winter that never saw the light of the internet. These pics are all from last December/January and are a fitting look back at a great start to ski season filled with the ups and downs of an el Nino year. […]Read more "Friends and Pow"
After some timid murmuring about snowfall in January and a gradual crescendo through February, March came in with a flurry. Which turned into a blizzard. Which turned into another blizzard. Which turned into us having lots of fun in the mountains. Stability has been good, visibility has been intermittent and the snow has been soft […]Read more "Hot Dogs, Hot Laps and Hot Pow"
As an enthusiastic adventurer, I’m always looking for new ways to explore new zones and for a long time, that’s meant mountain bikes, ski touring gear and my own two feet. I’ve always been more than happy to accompany people with more advanced (and louder) forms of transportation, but never felt the urge to splurge […]Read more "The $7k Weekend"
The winter of 2014-2015 was definitely one for the record books, where all of the normal continental weather patterns seemed to collect lopsidedly on the east coast of North America. With many people crying for a more balanced moisture regime, each of us set out to make the most of what eventually turned into the […]Read more "Lament to the Winter That Barely Was"