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RYAN REPORT – Panorama Expansion

Panorama adds 128 acres of expert terrain Panorama is staking a claim to the most exciting, and probably biggest, expansion at a Canadian ski hill this winter. Last week the resort announced the terrain addition, four double black runs cut through the steeps beyond Taynton Bowl. The 128 acres of new terrain is part of … More »

RYAN REPORT – Gear of the Week

Eddie Bauer’s better than down The easiest way to tell if someone’s puffy jacket is filled with down or synthetic? Ripples. The ones that make every down jacket wearer look a bit like the Ghostbuster Marshmallow Man. In industry lingo it’s baffles, sown dividers throughout the jacket that keep the feathers and fibres in place. … More »

RYAN REPORT – Video: Trailer season

September is a transition month. From holidays to back to school. Summer to fall. Hot nights to cool evenings. With the transition comes the first thoughts of snow and skiing. To fuel those day dreams comes the first of the year’s ski movie trailers. Like the early crop of fruit, the first teasers are a … More »

RYAN REPORT – Buying ski boots – pt 2

Problem feet? The best boots when your dog’s don’t play nice by Ryan Stuart, technical editor For most people the boot buying advice we published earlier this ski season should help them find the ideal ski boot. But some of us are special and no matter how much heat molding and punching the local shop does … More »

RYAN REPORT – Buying ski boots – pt 1

In my opinion ski boots are the most essential piece in the kit. Skis, poles, clothing: I can make do with not a perfect fit. Anything but my customized boots hurt – I whine all day long – and make it hard to keep toes warm, causing me to whine even more. by Ryan Stuart, … More »

RYAN REPORT – Freeride World Tour Returns to Canada

For the first time Kicking Horse Mountain Resort will host a stop on the main event Freeride World Tour this winter. FWT made the announcement on Tuesday, rolling out a line up of five events for the top tier of the competitive freeskiing circuit. “We are thrilled to announce that Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, #GoldenBC … More »

RYAN REPORT – Gear of the Week – Osprey SnowKit

Ask Ski Canada editor Iain MacMillan what happens when you don’t carry-on your ski boots when flying and you’ll hear a terrifying tale of woe. Just imagine arriving in Japan to the kind of conditions everyone tells you about: none-stop dumping, no one skiing off the runs, waist deep puffy powder. But none of your … More »

RYAN REPORT – Buying Advice – Skis pt 3

In the market for a new pair of skis? Here’s what you need to know. Part 3 of 3. by Ryan Stuart, tech editor Buying new skis is both exciting and nerve racking. In one hand is something shiny and new. But maybe they’re not the right pair for you? The best way of finding … More »

RYAN REPORT – Buying Advice – Skis pt 2

In the market for a new pair of skis? Here’s what you need to know. Part 2 of 3 by Ryan Stuart, tech editor Buying new skis is both exciting and nerve racking. In one hand is something shiny and new. But maybe they’re not the right pair for you? The best way of finding … More »

RYAN REPORT – Buying Advice – Skis pt 1

Ski Canada magazine is introducing a new series of posts from tech editor Ryan Stuart on all things alpine skiing. Watch for regular updates In the market for a new pair of skis? Here’s what you need to know. Part 1 of 3. Buying new skis is both exciting and nerve racking. In one hand … More »

RYAN REPORT – Panorama Expansion

Panorama adds 128 acres of expert terrain Panorama is staking a claim to the most exciting, and probably biggest, expansion at a Canadian ski hill this winter. Last week the resort announced the terrain addition, four double black runs cut through the steeps beyond Taynton Bowl. The 128 acres of new terrain is part of … More »

RYAN REPORT – Gear of the Week

Eddie Bauer’s better than down The easiest way to tell if someone’s puffy jacket is filled with down or synthetic? Ripples. The ones that make every down jacket wearer look a bit like the Ghostbuster Marshmallow Man. In industry lingo it’s baffles, sown dividers throughout the jacket that keep the feathers and fibres in place. … More »

RYAN REPORT – Video: Trailer season

September is a transition month. From holidays to back to school. Summer to fall. Hot nights to cool evenings. With the transition comes the first thoughts of snow and skiing. To fuel those day dreams comes the first of the year’s ski movie trailers. Like the early crop of fruit, the first teasers are a … More »

RYAN REPORT – Buying ski boots – pt 2

Problem feet? The best boots when your dog’s don’t play nice by Ryan Stuart, technical editor For most people the boot buying advice we published earlier this ski season should help them find the ideal ski boot. But some of us are special and no matter how much heat molding and punching the local shop does … More »

RYAN REPORT – Buying ski boots – pt 1

In my opinion ski boots are the most essential piece in the kit. Skis, poles, clothing: I can make do with not a perfect fit. Anything but my customized boots hurt – I whine all day long – and make it hard to keep toes warm, causing me to whine even more. by Ryan Stuart, … More »

RYAN REPORT – Freeride World Tour Returns to Canada

For the first time Kicking Horse Mountain Resort will host a stop on the main event Freeride World Tour this winter. FWT made the announcement on Tuesday, rolling out a line up of five events for the top tier of the competitive freeskiing circuit. “We are thrilled to announce that Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, #GoldenBC … More »

RYAN REPORT – Gear of the Week – Osprey SnowKit

Ask Ski Canada editor Iain MacMillan what happens when you don’t carry-on your ski boots when flying and you’ll hear a terrifying tale of woe. Just imagine arriving in Japan to the kind of conditions everyone tells you about: none-stop dumping, no one skiing off the runs, waist deep puffy powder. But none of your … More »

RYAN REPORT – Buying Advice – Skis pt 3

In the market for a new pair of skis? Here’s what you need to know. Part 3 of 3. by Ryan Stuart, tech editor Buying new skis is both exciting and nerve racking. In one hand is something shiny and new. But maybe they’re not the right pair for you? The best way of finding … More »

RYAN REPORT – Buying Advice – Skis pt 2

In the market for a new pair of skis? Here’s what you need to know. Part 2 of 3 by Ryan Stuart, tech editor Buying new skis is both exciting and nerve racking. In one hand is something shiny and new. But maybe they’re not the right pair for you? The best way of finding … More »

RYAN REPORT – Buying Advice – Skis pt 1

Ski Canada magazine is introducing a new series of posts from tech editor Ryan Stuart on all things alpine skiing. Watch for regular updates In the market for a new pair of skis? Here’s what you need to know. Part 1 of 3. Buying new skis is both exciting and nerve racking. In one hand … More »

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