Category Archives: backcountry ski

AST2 -Crowfoot Trees Dec 4

Rockies field day for AST2 to Crowfoot Trees/Glades Overcast and snowing so no pics. 6.6 km 300 m – mainly worked on weather, terrain, pits and one ski down.

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Ski up to Wawa Sunshine

Exercise trip up the old skiout and up green run to top of Wawa Pics  

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Monarchs/Healy pass Jan 18

Ski trip with Wietse

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Andomache – Molar glacier ski route – USE AT OWN RISK

  This gets done in spring with good coverage and solid avi conditions. Pics 1  

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Purple Peak April, 2014

Quick safe ski trip to top of Purple Peak.   Pics

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Blanket Glacier Feb 28, 2014

      Annual backcountry ski trip to Blanket Glacier Chalet. Pics  

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Highwood Pass ski Pocaterra ridge and bowl Nov 11, 2013 map

  Not my map but shows the main lines – lots of variations     First ski trip of year to Highwood pass to top of Pocaterra ridge. 3 hrs up. Lots of people despite – 15 C in park … Continue reading

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Blanket Feb 23-26, 2013

Annual powder ski trip to Blanket Glacier Chalet.  Twenty third year. See previous years links under ski trip tab at top. lots of new snow – about 1 m so big trail breaking and deep powder skiing. My 95 mm … Continue reading

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Emerald Peak by Emerald Slide Path Ski, Feb 10, 2013 Yoho powder

Emerald Peak by Emerald Slide path. Sunday feb 10.  Cooling trend and some new snow, moderate avi based mainly on wind slab so we thought we would bag this.  Good choice as the upper half was very good skiing. All … Continue reading

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Smutwood Peak Feb 2, 2013

Good trip to an easy peak with Wietse and Vern. Glad they invited me for a last minute outing. I have not been out much due to personal and work issues. Parked on road and skied in on good track … Continue reading

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