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Withnail and I

Just like the ’80s cult film, our road trip through B.C.’s ski country took Murphy’s Law to new heights. BY P.D. MARWOOD ILLUSTRATIONS BY Bintang Suhadiyono Hmm…it looked bigger online,” my buddy Withnail sighed with a look of disappointment. “I guess you hear that from a lot of girls,” I responded deadpan. With no reaction … More »

Surviving 60 – Summit Lake

  “Even on a powder day Summit can be busy with 30 or 40 people skiing,” says one smiley and proud skier at Summit Lake Ski Area near Nakusp, B.C. “Summit also turns 60 years old this season.” In the heart of the Selkirk Mountains, Summit is the definable “Breeder” in the Breeders, Feeders and Leaders … More »

Bunk With a View – Red Mountain

Red Mt. Constella

Red Mountain redefines the term “staying on-mountain” this season with the addition of the intriguing Constella, off the top of Paradise Chair. A new collection of six cozy cabins and a clubhouse, tucked up in the alpine of Red’s Paradise Basin, awaits families and groups who want a starry night away from the madding crowds … More »

Gear & Gadgets – Vol 49 #3

You’ve reached the summit, the sun’s gone, the wind’s picked up… You know that cold, clammy feeling, especially on your lower back, whether it’s after a huffy-puffy skin uphill or you’ve just hoofed it up from the lower parking lot with all your gear. So do designers at Elemental Layer, and with fast-wicking, water-repellent fabric, … More »

The Swiss Connection

The Swiss Connection Since 2018, phase one of Zermatt’s most ambitious lift-building project this century has been open to skiers and tourists. The four-km-long Matterhorn Glacier Ride 3S cableway reaches Europe’s highest cable car station at 3,820m, near the peak of the Klein Matterhorn at the western end of the Monte Rosa massif. Phase two, … More »

Keep The Dream Alive – Italy

VIVA ITALIA!_ In these crazy times, Italy provides fodder when thinking about our next great ski adventure. We asked six well-travelled Ski Canada contributors for their best memories of peaks, powder and pasta. Sauze d’Oulx/Sestriere/Via Lattea BY ERIC KENDALL At the age of seven I was a ski-god. And to prove it, I still have … More »

How We Spent Our Coronacation

Owning a remote cat-ski lodge always has its challenges, but the lockdown last March took the Osak family off in all directions. by PAUL OSAK * photography STEVE SHANNON On March 18, at the height of what was arguably the best ski season in recent memory, my wife, Megan, and I decided to pull the … More »

Buyer’s Guide 2021

It’s on its way. Ski Canada’s annual Buyer’s Guide issue with Canada’s largest, most extensive guide to new gear starts off the ski season. We’ve created sections to make browsing easier: Trends, Freeride, All Mountain and Groomed. Plus reports on multi-resort passes, when the virus hit Selkirk Snowcats, Crosshairs photo gallery, Short Turns news and … More »

Crosshairs Vol 48 #2

Dave Treadway Photographed by: REUBEN KRABBE Pemberton, B.C. Dave Treadway has graced the pages of Ski Canada many times over the years and the ski world was deeply saddened to learn of his death in April following a crevasse fall near Pemberton, B.C. The doting husband and father was 34. 2. photo: ANTON ENERLOV * … More »

Withnail and I

Just like the ’80s cult film, our road trip through B.C.’s ski country took Murphy’s Law to new heights. BY P.D. MARWOOD ILLUSTRATIONS BY Bintang Suhadiyono Hmm…it looked bigger online,” my buddy Withnail sighed with a look of disappointment. “I guess you hear that from a lot of girls,” I responded deadpan. With no reaction … More »

Surviving 60 – Summit Lake

  “Even on a powder day Summit can be busy with 30 or 40 people skiing,” says one smiley and proud skier at Summit Lake Ski Area near Nakusp, B.C. “Summit also turns 60 years old this season.” In the heart of the Selkirk Mountains, Summit is the definable “Breeder” in the Breeders, Feeders and Leaders … More »

Bunk With a View – Red Mountain

Red Mt. Constella

Red Mountain redefines the term “staying on-mountain” this season with the addition of the intriguing Constella, off the top of Paradise Chair. A new collection of six cozy cabins and a clubhouse, tucked up in the alpine of Red’s Paradise Basin, awaits families and groups who want a starry night away from the madding crowds … More »

Gear & Gadgets – Vol 49 #3

You’ve reached the summit, the sun’s gone, the wind’s picked up… You know that cold, clammy feeling, especially on your lower back, whether it’s after a huffy-puffy skin uphill or you’ve just hoofed it up from the lower parking lot with all your gear. So do designers at Elemental Layer, and with fast-wicking, water-repellent fabric, … More »

The Swiss Connection

The Swiss Connection Since 2018, phase one of Zermatt’s most ambitious lift-building project this century has been open to skiers and tourists. The four-km-long Matterhorn Glacier Ride 3S cableway reaches Europe’s highest cable car station at 3,820m, near the peak of the Klein Matterhorn at the western end of the Monte Rosa massif. Phase two, … More »

Keep The Dream Alive – Italy

VIVA ITALIA!_ In these crazy times, Italy provides fodder when thinking about our next great ski adventure. We asked six well-travelled Ski Canada contributors for their best memories of peaks, powder and pasta. Sauze d’Oulx/Sestriere/Via Lattea BY ERIC KENDALL At the age of seven I was a ski-god. And to prove it, I still have … More »

How We Spent Our Coronacation

Owning a remote cat-ski lodge always has its challenges, but the lockdown last March took the Osak family off in all directions. by PAUL OSAK * photography STEVE SHANNON On March 18, at the height of what was arguably the best ski season in recent memory, my wife, Megan, and I decided to pull the … More »

Buyer’s Guide 2021

It’s on its way. Ski Canada’s annual Buyer’s Guide issue with Canada’s largest, most extensive guide to new gear starts off the ski season. We’ve created sections to make browsing easier: Trends, Freeride, All Mountain and Groomed. Plus reports on multi-resort passes, when the virus hit Selkirk Snowcats, Crosshairs photo gallery, Short Turns news and … More »

Crosshairs Vol 48 #2

Dave Treadway Photographed by: REUBEN KRABBE Pemberton, B.C. Dave Treadway has graced the pages of Ski Canada many times over the years and the ski world was deeply saddened to learn of his death in April following a crevasse fall near Pemberton, B.C. The doting husband and father was 34. 2. photo: ANTON ENERLOV * … More »

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