Ah, another season for the books. The 2016/17 ski season was a great one but as days get longer and the temperatures start rising we must say goodbye to our skis and snowboards for another year.
Whistler is the place to be this spring. From incredible spring skiing action to insane apres ski parties. This mountain town really has it all.
We may love our winter skiing, but spring snow can really amp up the fun factor. Read as Ricky Forbes explores Jasper's own Marmot Basin.
We may love our winter skiing, but spring snow can really amp up the fun factor. Places like Marmot can make all of our spring skiing dreams come true. And 60cms of snow only adds to our glee.
Ah, another season for the books. The 2016/17 ski season was a great one but as the days get longer and the temperatures start rising we must say goodbye to our skis and snowboards for another year.
Here are this season's closing dates.
The last few weeks have been amazing for B.C.'s ski resorts. Heaps of fresh snow have piled up to create the best spring skiing season in years. Take advantage of the long days, bright skies and warm weather and then join in on the many festivals and events.
About 30 years ago, I joined my grade school class on a field trip that altered how I view downhill skiing. It was my first attempt – and for the next three decades – it was my last attempt.
It just keeps coming and coming! Look at the snow reports from the resorts! In the last 48 -72 hours it’s been fricken nuts! Big White - 36 cm! Powder King 45 cm! Sun Peaks: 25 cm! Shames is getting 20 cm right now with more forecast for the weekend.
Ski resort intimacy is all about the secret stashes, those pockets of hard-to-find snow that’s remained undisturbed for days.
Who better to glean spring-skiing tips from than Olympic champion Nancy Greene?
It’s not every day you meet a guy named Snowy Joey and ski perfect glades wearing a personalized scarf deeming you to be a Babe. But over the Family Day weekend, my family and I did just that.
I was pumped to head to the Purcell Mountains in southeastern B.C. It would be a fitting end to my B.C. ski tour. The last time I was in this area, I was thousands of feet up in the sky paragliding from the summit of Panorama Mountain.
Kimberley Alpine Resort is well known as a family oriented ski hill, so naturally I didn’t anticipate anything too crazy. It seems my perceptions of places get completely altered when I visit, because once I start talking to people they shape the identity of these places in unique ways.
I’ve spent 15 years documenting the ski industry in Western Canada and during that time, I’ve discovered many cool things that define what it means to “Ski B.C.”