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40th Anniversary issue

Vol 40  #3

photo: Henry Georgi * skier: Mike Natlacen * snow: Tremblant * when: 1980s

published week of November 14

subscriber copies deliver November 23 – 30

on newsstands November 28

photo: Harry Rowed * where: Mt. Assiniboine, Alberta

 

SKI CANADA TEST 2012

PART 3 EASY CRUISING
Silver Star Mountain Resort once again played host
to our annual on-slope ski test.
Written by  Ron Betts

POWDER SKI TEST 2012
Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing provided the
perfect snow, terrain and guides to evaluate this
season’s crop of wide boys.
By  Ron Betts

FEATURES

BEYOND WHISTLER
If Whistler Blackcomb’s trail map isn’t big enough
for you, there’s plenty  more playground accessible
by  heli, cat and our own two feet.
By  Tobias C. Van Veen

OUR FIRST 40
A nostalgic flip through the back issues of Ski
Canada turned up the silly  as well as the serious
side of skiing. We’ve come a long way , baby!
By  Lori Knowles

ALL IN THE FAMILY
Across Canadian ski country  there are plenty  of
examples of offspring following in their parents’
tracks—must be in the blood.
By  Steven Threndyle

RACING THROUGH TIME
As the Nancy Greene Ski League approaches its
45th birthday, past racers, coaches and organizers
remember what it was that made skiing’s little
league so unforgettable.
By  Lori Knowles

WELCOME HOME
Panorama was a nice change of pace for Diana
Coulter and her boys after nine ears in India.

STEEPED IN HISTORY
Austria’s Gastein Valle has four distinct ski
areas, thermal baths for whatever ails ou—and a
2,000- ear-old tourist office.
By  George Koch

REGULARS

FIRST TRACKS
The Way We Were
The editor has his run.
By  Iain MacMillan
YOUR RUN
Opening our mail bag.
SHORT TURNS
News, gossip and racy  photos.
CROSSHAIRS
A skiers’ gallery.
By  Henry  Georgi
GEAR & GADGETS
By  Ray  O’Reilly
CAUGHT & SHOT
By  Mark Gallup

In the wild-west early days of big Alaskan heli-skiing, Trevor Petersen and Eric Pehota helped perpetuate the myth that there was a difference in fare for business and economy seating.

photo: Mark Gallup