Backcountry Skiing Articles
Most people make New Years resolutions about mundane things like quitting smoking, picking their nose less often, going to the gym more often, etc. Not Greg Hill, the man the myth, the legend. He must have woken up a year ago and thought "Hmmmmm, what should I do better this year.
Any lucky shredders in and around Revelstoke will already know the resort is open, in full swing, and has been delivering the goods to kick off the 2010/11 season. We've been too busy stranded on the coast or in far flung places out east to get to enjoy what Revi has to offer so far this season, but from all accounts it'll shape into another epic winter.
This season is off to a banner start in Whistler! Lot's snow coming in regularly and cold temps are allowing us to ski to the valley a lot of the time. Bottom line is it's sick! Enjoy the vid and pics from the last couple days:)
Photos: Above - Jordan Manley back flippin' like a boss! Yes he stuck it you pansies:P
Jump back 4 years ago, our good friends Kees Brenninkmeyer and Claire Dixon had just passed away, bunkered in a snow cave between huts on the Wapta Traverse. They were volunteering as backcountry hut custodians at the time - just one of the many ways they shared contagious enthusiasm and passion for skiing with others.
Good to see the Whistler boyz stepping it up for backcountry safety. Whistler based Prior Snowboard Manufactory Ltd just announced its affiliation and support of the Canadian Avalanche Association and the Canadian Avalanche Centre for the upcoming 2010/11 winter season. This partnership should help in the ongoing efforts to make the backcountry a safer place to ski and ride.» Read More »