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Fall 2011

Vol 40 #2

 

photo: Grant Gunderson | skier: Lynsey Dyer | snow: North Cascades, Washington

Published week of October 10, 2011

Subscriber copies deliver October 14 – 24

Newsstand copies display starting October 14

 

photo: Steve Ogle | skier: Luke Nelson | snow: Icefall Lodge BC

 

 

 

SKI CANADA TEST 2012

PART 2 BIG MOUNTAIN AND ON-PISTE CRUISERS
Silver Star Mountain Resort once again played host to our annual on-slope ski test.
Written by  Ron Betts

FEATURES

A 40th LOOK BACK
Remember when?
By  Leslie Woit

TALKIN’ IT UP IN JASPER
It’s new, it’s improved—it’s time for a visit.
By  Bob Covey

BIG WHITE & THE SUNDANCE KIDS
Three families headed west for a long weekend to remember.
By  Iain MacMillan

TABLE MANNERS
Far from the present and correct world of the Canadian RMT, there lurks another form of corporal
entertainment: the dodge  massage.
By  Leslie Woit

NO MORE CLOWNING AROUND
Ex-Cirque du Soleil co-owner Daniel Gauthier has taken his high-wire act up a notch to include
chairlifts and gondolas at new business venture – Le Massif.
By  Lori Knowles

REGULARS

FIRST TRACKS
The editor has his run.
By  Iain MacMillan
YOUR RUN
Opening our mail bag.
SHORT TURNS
News, gossip and rac photos.
LETTER FROM THE ALPS
Grumpy  old men.
By  Doug Sager
CROSSHAIRS
A skiers’ gallery.
Guest Photo Editor:  Blake Jorgenson
COMPETITION
Taking FIS to task.
By  Tobias C. van Veen
WESTERN VIEW
Mountain forecast: firings with periods of litigation.
By  George Koch
SEEN @ WHISTLER
Proud and loud.
By  Chris Lennon
GEAR & GADGETS
By  Ray  O’Reilly
CAUGHT & SHOT
How to do a Harkley .

Ski Canada’s western sales manager, Dave Harkley, on a trip to Red Mountain.

Ski Canada's David Harkley on a typical advertising sales trip to Red Mountain