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Vol 45 #3

published week of November 14, 2016

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photo: GEOFF HOLMAN * skier: Todd Avison * snow: Selkirk Wilderness Skiing

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photo: KYLE HAMILTON * snow: Fernie B.C.

SKI CANADA TEST 2017

FAT & FABULOUS  The guides at Mike Wiegele’s were happy to ride these plus-size beauties.
BY RON BETTS

PART 3: BIG MOUNTAIN

Ski Canada gathered a group of 40 testers in Jasper, Alberta, last March to test more than 120 pairs of skis in six categories on the beautiful slopes of Marmot Basin.
BY RYAN STUART, Test Editor

FEATURES

TEAR AND REPAIR
With knee injuries so commonplace, especially among skiers, the medical world is constantly updating procedures and surgical techniques for the big fix.
BY LYNDA CRANSTON

STAYING OR DAYING
Your cat-ski choice: a week in the alpine or just pick a day…or two.
BY MATT COTÉ

THE PAST IS NOW
Revisiting Revelstoke, Red and Whitewater brought back vivid memories of
ANDREW FINDLAY’s formative years.

AROUND THE BEND
On the road in Switzerland, you never know what adventures lie ahead.
BY IAIN MacMILLAN

SOMETHING’S UP AT SUTTON
After more than half a century, the Boulanger family is passing the torch.
BY IAN MERRINGER

SHARING THE GREAT OUTDOORS
With kids in tow, it’s still possible to experience the bliss of the backcountry.
BY ANDREW FINDLAY

“WHERE ARE WE, DAD?”
We’re lost and happy on Mt. Baker.
BY RYAN STUART

GO GRANNY GO!
What! You don’t know Ruth Boutilier?
BY RON BETTS

REGULARS

FIRST TRACKS The editor has his run.  Steeped in Culture – Mount Erciyes, Turkey by IAIN MacMILLAN

SHORT TURNS 

GEAR & GADGETS  BY RAY O’REILLY

CROSSHAIRS A skiers’ gallery.

WESTERN VIEW A heavy subject. BY GEORGE KOCH

STYLE FILE  It’s all about the feet…or is it?  BY MATT BARNES

CAUGHT & SHOT BY BRUNO LONG