Category Archives: skiing

Backcountry AT ski Dec 28, 2018

AT ski with Wietse -25 C start and all in shade so cold toes. Up LL ski out and Turned around at halfway hut. 15 km and 535 m . 2.5 km/hr on way in and 9 km/hr on way … Continue reading

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Spring Ski SSV May 5

First day of skiing this season due to rotator cuff surgery in fall. Great time with Wietse and Dave. Twenty five runs – 4900 m and 56 km so 28 km of ski.

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Spring ski at Sunshine Friday May 19

One of best spring skiing days in memory. Outstanding coverage as never clipped a rock or dirt all day and the snow was fantastic on the steep stuff. Great slush, sunny and great views.

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Avi conditions March 16 – ski Sunshine

Avalanche conditions off the scale so decided to enjoy the ski hill on a corporate flex day. Finally getting enough skiing in this year that my fitness and technique are coming back versus last few years.   Have always found … Continue reading

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Blanket Glacier Ski Trip Mar 3-7, 2017

Annual back country powder trip.(25th time) Snowed for three days so skied trees  – pollux, monster and christmas and no pics. Skied 800 to 1300 m per day. Great snow but Monday was exceptional as snow had dried out from … Continue reading

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Purple Peak April, 2014

Quick safe ski trip to top of Purple Peak.   Pics

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Bow Hut Wapta Dec 21-22, 2012

Good 2 day trip on the shortest days of the year with Kevin, Wietse, Vern, Kelly and Steven.  Steven did great given that it was his second backcountry ski trip and his first time with a heavy pack on skis to … Continue reading

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Wolverine Ridge/Purple Bowl April 15, 2012

Pics   Also shows ski exit from bowl to Larch runs

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Rhonda South April 9, 2012

Just got back from California – two weeks eating american sized portions and laying around at sea level and decide to do Rhonda with Kevin and Wietse.  It is about 24 km RT and about 1200 m elev gain.  Went … Continue reading

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Blanket Glacier Feb 25 – Feb 28, 2012

  Annual Trip to Blanket Glacier Chalet in the Monashees. Twenty-first time! Heli in/out to hut – backcountry ski trip.  Great deep powder snow. My Polar Bears are 96 mm underfoot and felt like I could have used another 10 mm … Continue reading

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