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Caught & Shot

Nailed it! photo: MICHAEL OVERBECK in Winter 2019 issue

Crosshairs Vol 47 #4

Crosshairs Photo Gallery Vol 47 #4  Photos by Chris Christie, Geoff Holman and Ryan Creary

What Were We Thinking?

Before cellphone bewitchment, liability fears and political correctness, skiers used to be a wild and crazy bunch. The cardinal rule of ski vacations dawned on me one night as I was dancing (on a table) at Mont Tremblant’s infamous nightspot Le P’tit Caribou. Nearby, a woman representing a certain ski resort, couldn’t keep her hands … More »

Gear & Gadgets Vol 47 #4

1. Mountain Hardwear’s Exposure/2 Gore-Tex Pro jacket ($750) and pant ($600) are top-of-the-line gear for the most serious weather and conditions: skiing, climbing or a combo of the two. The company’s most durable, multi-featured outdoor outfit can handle Mother Nature at her worst, leaving its owner inside Gore-Tex dry. In men’s and women’s and four … More »

Crosshairs Vol 47 #3

Crosshairs Photo Gallery Vol 47.3 photo: ADAM CLARK * skier: SAM SMOOTHY * snow: La Rosière, France  …….  photo: REUBEN KRABBE * skier: CODY TOWNSEND * snow: Tordrillo Mountains, Alaska  …….  photo: GRANT GUNSERSON * skier: KARL FOSTVEDT * snow: Mt. Baker, WA  ………  photo: HAMISH BIRT * skier: ALEX ASPINALL * snow: Chatter Creek, … More »

Matterhorn Glacier Ride

WITH SWISS PRECISION After two and a half years of construction, the world’s highest 3S cable car has started schlepping skiers to dizzying heights in Zermatt, Switzerland. The Matterhorn Glacier Ride is a nine-minute, nearly four-km ride to the Klein Matterhorn at 3,883 metres aboard 25 luxe cabins, each with 28 seats. Four of the … More »

Backcountry by the Day

Only have time for a day in the backcountry on your next Kimberley ski holiday? Then make it a spectacular one with Boulder Hut Adventures and Kimberley Alpine Resort’s new heli-assisted ski touring program. Head into the alpine quickly every Sunday and Wednesday with a heli-lift right from the resort. After that first powdery run, … More »

Best of Ski Show – VIMFF

Best of Ski Show – Co-presented by Ski Canada Magazine, at the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival February 23, 2019 at the Centennial Theatre, and March 2, 2019 at the Rio Theatre, Vancouver BC  Between the Lines (North American Premiere – France) Explores the vision of Vivian Bruchez as he finds new ski descents to … More »

Do skiers owe snowboarders?

Have you ever zipped past snowboarders who couldn’t get enough speed on the flats in deep snow? If you love off-piste skiing as much as I do, I’m sure you’ve encountered this more than once. Snowboarders’ lack of poles and inability to freely move their legs lead them to sink in deep snow as soon … More »

Gear & Gadgets 2019

1. Made for changing mountain weather, Oakley’s Prizm React technology in its new rimless-design Fall Line XL goggle ($375) allows you to change your lens without, well, changing your lens. From sun to snow, morning to alpenglow, even a finger inside a mitten can touch a discreet button on the frame to control the amount … More »

Caught & Shot

Nailed it! photo: MICHAEL OVERBECK in Winter 2019 issue

Crosshairs Vol 47 #4

Crosshairs Photo Gallery Vol 47 #4  Photos by Chris Christie, Geoff Holman and Ryan Creary

What Were We Thinking?

Before cellphone bewitchment, liability fears and political correctness, skiers used to be a wild and crazy bunch. The cardinal rule of ski vacations dawned on me one night as I was dancing (on a table) at Mont Tremblant’s infamous nightspot Le P’tit Caribou. Nearby, a woman representing a certain ski resort, couldn’t keep her hands … More »

Gear & Gadgets Vol 47 #4

1. Mountain Hardwear’s Exposure/2 Gore-Tex Pro jacket ($750) and pant ($600) are top-of-the-line gear for the most serious weather and conditions: skiing, climbing or a combo of the two. The company’s most durable, multi-featured outdoor outfit can handle Mother Nature at her worst, leaving its owner inside Gore-Tex dry. In men’s and women’s and four … More »

Crosshairs Vol 47 #3

Crosshairs Photo Gallery Vol 47.3 photo: ADAM CLARK * skier: SAM SMOOTHY * snow: La Rosière, France  …….  photo: REUBEN KRABBE * skier: CODY TOWNSEND * snow: Tordrillo Mountains, Alaska  …….  photo: GRANT GUNSERSON * skier: KARL FOSTVEDT * snow: Mt. Baker, WA  ………  photo: HAMISH BIRT * skier: ALEX ASPINALL * snow: Chatter Creek, … More »

Matterhorn Glacier Ride

WITH SWISS PRECISION After two and a half years of construction, the world’s highest 3S cable car has started schlepping skiers to dizzying heights in Zermatt, Switzerland. The Matterhorn Glacier Ride is a nine-minute, nearly four-km ride to the Klein Matterhorn at 3,883 metres aboard 25 luxe cabins, each with 28 seats. Four of the … More »

Backcountry by the Day

Only have time for a day in the backcountry on your next Kimberley ski holiday? Then make it a spectacular one with Boulder Hut Adventures and Kimberley Alpine Resort’s new heli-assisted ski touring program. Head into the alpine quickly every Sunday and Wednesday with a heli-lift right from the resort. After that first powdery run, … More »

Best of Ski Show – VIMFF

Best of Ski Show – Co-presented by Ski Canada Magazine, at the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival February 23, 2019 at the Centennial Theatre, and March 2, 2019 at the Rio Theatre, Vancouver BC  Between the Lines (North American Premiere – France) Explores the vision of Vivian Bruchez as he finds new ski descents to … More »

Do skiers owe snowboarders?

Have you ever zipped past snowboarders who couldn’t get enough speed on the flats in deep snow? If you love off-piste skiing as much as I do, I’m sure you’ve encountered this more than once. Snowboarders’ lack of poles and inability to freely move their legs lead them to sink in deep snow as soon … More »

Gear & Gadgets 2019

1. Made for changing mountain weather, Oakley’s Prizm React technology in its new rimless-design Fall Line XL goggle ($375) allows you to change your lens without, well, changing your lens. From sun to snow, morning to alpenglow, even a finger inside a mitten can touch a discreet button on the frame to control the amount … More »

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