Party in April, sleep in May, as the saying goes. Or is it ski tonnes of slackcountry pow in April, sleep in May. Either way, we're just over half way through the 2013 World Ski & Snowboard Festival in Whistler, and damn has it been a good time so far. (Top image by Stewart Medford. Click to expand)
Kootenay ski resorts such as Red Mountain and Whitewater always open in early December (this past weekend), three weeks later than Whistler and with less snow. To the untrained eye, this would make them seem inferior. But once you’ve been here you’ll understand it’s not about how quick it comes, but how great it is when it does.
Hand built with passion and care in the sea to sky corridor, Funk Skis may seem like a new kid on the block for boutique skis but founder and builder Greg Funk has been building skis for years. Greg is like the rest of us, a ripping skier who loves to be out in the mountains and wants to ride on great skis.