Callaghan Country is located near the Whistler Olympic Park, and is home to a true winter backcountry experience. Whether you want cross-country skiing on groomed trail, downhill turns in deep powder, snowshoeing trails, or just a relaxing stay by the fire inside a comfy full-service chalet, Callaghan Country has you covered. Staying at the Journeyman Lodge […]
In 2009 Eric began graduate school at UBC and fell out of skiing for a few years before discovering backcountry skiing – using skins on his skis to climb up mountains, before removing the skins and skiing back down – in the local mountains.
Our backyards are often overlooked for farther and more exotic adventures. From his house in Squamish, BC Arc’teryx athlete Justin Lamoureux sees 30 different mountains. Rising from sea level to 9,000′ these mountains are rarely visited during the winter. Follow along as he tries to ride them all in a single winter.
Need a pair of snow goggles for this winter season? How about one of the two pairs below from Anarchy Eyewear, for free? Sounds good? All you need to do is email [email protected] and put “Anarchy Giveaway” in the subject line. On Friday Dec 7, at midnight the contest closes and I’ll shortly after pick […]
Ashleigh McIvor will be representing Canada in the 2010 Winter Olympics in the ski cross, which is a new sport appearing at the Olympics for the first time. Ashleigh, born in Vancouver and raised in Whistler, is the 2009 World Champion in ski cross and is looking to grab gold in her home town next […]
Haven’t had time to post much this week, but here’s a good Globe & Mail article that should get you stoked for some summer skiing and snowboarding at Whistler. It is the middle of July. It’s 15 C. The sky is a radiant blue, the sun soars overhead. We’re going skiing. High up on Blackcomb […]