Tag Archives: ski

Purple Peak April, 2014

Quick safe ski trip to top of Purple Peak.   Pics

Posted in backcountry ski, skiing | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Blanket Glacier Feb 28, 2014

      Annual backcountry ski trip to Blanket Glacier Chalet. Pics  

Posted in backcountry ski | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in backcountry ski, ski mountaineering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in backcountry ski, ski mountaineering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paradise Valley Ski Jan 2/2012

Fairly flat trip but mostly avi risk free excursion with Wietse and Vern.  In the trees most of the way and in the shade until close to the end of the valley. High point on trail in 30 to 40 min- … Continue reading

Posted in backcountry ski, trip | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Purple Bowl – ski Dec 16/2011 Wolverine ridge lake louise

    Leisurely AT trip into Purple bowl –  beside Lake Louise with Clayton.  See Chic’s Ski Trails Book – Skied up to above Temple lodge(45 min).  Took Skoki summer trail which is 70m uphill from winter XC ski trail.  Follow … Continue reading

Posted in backcountry ski, skiing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blanket Feb27 to March 1, 2011

Annual trip into the Blanket Glacier Chalet which is SW of Revelsoke in the Monashees. Snowing for most of the time so was skiing in the trees.  The alpine – above tree line was wind affected and slabby so we … Continue reading

Posted in backcountry ski | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blanket Glacier Monashees Feb27-March 2, 2010

Annual heli in backcountry ski – alpine touring trip to the Blanket Glacier area in the Monashees SW of Revelstoke. Big area with lots of above and below tree line skiing.  First two days were mostly cloud and scattered snow … Continue reading

Posted in backcountry ski, skiing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Burstall Pass Peak Sat Jan 23/2010

I had trouble motivating myself to do Burstall pass yet again given the low cloud and snow in Calgary but I needed to get out and do something so I joined up with a group of young friends on a … Continue reading

Posted in backcountry ski, scramble, ski mountaineering | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Little Temple – Dave Salahub’s 500th Ascent – Nov 30/09

Dave Salahub – 500 Ascents in 33 years(1976 to 2009)   A long time friend of mine – Dave Salahub e-mailed about skiing Little Temple by way of Lake Annette in Paradise valley.  Good snow coverage in Lake Louise area … Continue reading

Posted in backcountry ski, scramble | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment