Category Archives: skiing

Nakiska Downhill Dec 31, 2020

Good snow. a little icy by afternoon.

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SSV downhill with Kelly S. Dec 9, 2020

Heavy snow day with white knuckle drive out in morning but great skiing and some first trcks on some runs.

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DH ski Nakiska nov 27

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Baofeng UV-5R Tactical Folding Antenna Test, March 20, 2020

ABBREE 42.5 inch VHF/UHF Tactical Folding Antenna for Baofeng UV-5R (with one fold. can double fold see pic in previous post) Test of Tactical Folding antenna(self isolating in my car) 42.5-Inch Length ABBREE SMA-Female Dual Band 144/430Mhz Foldable CS Tactical … Continue reading

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Baofeng UV-5R VHF/UHF Radios for Backcountry Ski Use March, 2020

NOTE: All Baofeng UV-5R sold in Canada now have reduced VHF/UHF Frequency ranges and cannot access frequencies like commercial, logging roads and Family Radio Bands.   Baofeng UV-5R VHF/UHF Radios for Backcountry use(Should get Ham Radio licence) Obtained my Ham … Continue reading

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Diana Lake Feb 28 to March 2, 2020 Backcountry Ski Cabin Trip

Backcountry ski trip to Diana Lake Lodge https://dianalake.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/dianalakelodge/ https://www.instagram.com/dianalakelodge/ In to cabin on Friday and out on Monday. Some very good snow and skiing. Cabin has been upgraded and was very good for our group with 6 in the cabin … Continue reading

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SSV – downhill Feb 17, 2020

Solid day with Wietse. Legs felt good. Mostly sunny day but a little cool. Forecast was overcast and flurries. Lots of runs.  22 or so.

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SSV skiout and Wawa Feb 11, 2020

Training run with the Nunataq’s Light snow but sunny for run down. 740 m and 12.4 km. 2.5 hrs up to top of Wawa. Steady pace (~300 m/hr) Felt good. Strong ski down. Top to park lot in 30 min. … Continue reading

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SSV Downhill ski Jan 30, 2020

Down hill day at sunshine on freshly waxed and tuned skis. Good snow although some blacks were icy but fresh edges were the ticket.  

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Nakiska Jan 7, 2020

Downhill day 45 km so 22 km of ski 6000 m 12 runs 4 hours Ankle feels good. Pleased with outcome of operation. Minimal swelling. Twice a week of hockey. Scoring more goals. Gradually getting over head cold. (three weeks) … Continue reading

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