One of the major benefits to living in Cascadia is the ability to go skiing on the way to, or from, almost anywhere; the challenge can be in deciding exactly where the pow-venture will begin. On any drive from the interior to the coast, Coquihalla summit is an obvious choice with a selection of peaks […]Read more "We Have Fun – Falling to Falls Lake"
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"
Sometimes a trip comes together seemingly all on its’ own. With the right connection of friends, dogs, trucks and bikes, everything can magically coalesce into an epic drive-through weekend of riding and bonfires. Princess Leia is a fantastic companion in the woods, and ensured that no rodents (or anything small, furry and scurry) were to […]Read more "Chasing … Through the Selkirks"
After a party-fuelled roadtrip last year, I will now offer almost any excuse to drive the North Cascades Highway. Maybe it’s because I’ve spent 20 years driving the relatively boring Hwy 3 across BC, but I really appreciate the people that designed and built a road under Liberty Bell and the Early Winters Spires. Thankfully, […]Read more "Cycle O-ka-no-gahn"
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"