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Your Run – Buyer’s Guide 2012

LIVIN’ THE DREAM » Being a proud Mom gives me bragging rights about my littlest guy. My husband and I met in Banff many years ago, both wanting to ski before joining the world of only skiing on weekends. He taught at Sunshine and I worked at a ski shop on Banff Avenue, logging more … More »

Test 2012 Preview

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Ski Canada Test 2012 was hosted by Silver Star Mountain, BC February 20 – 25, 2011. Reports will appear in the fall 2011 issues beginning with the Buyer’s Guide 2012 issue publishing week of August 22. First test reports in Buyer’s Guide 2012 issue are expert (now online) and adventure all mountain categories. Recommendations. Meet the … More »

Fall 2010

* Ubiquitous glove creator Swany has yet another head-turning offering hanging in the shop window. The RC-25 i-Finger ($45) is a nifty, lightweight softshell glove that allows you to use your smartphone or iPod touchscreen in order to ignore your chairlift seatmates better. www.swanyamerica.com * Winter temperatures vary as much as your activity level and Columbia is … More »

Short Turns: Spring 2011

The ultimate yard sale ?After 35 years, Vancouver-based Intrawest, the former owner of Whistler-Blackcomb, Tremblant, CMH Heliskiing as well as other ski resorts and major real estate ventures in Canada, U.S. and the Alps, is packing up headquarters and heading south to Colorado. The iconic B.C. real estate company bought Blackcomb in 1986 and Whistler in 1997, but … More »

Your Run, Spring 2011

The Weather According to George Ski Canada had a flood of letters following George Koch’s column attempting to debunk the science behind the global warming discussion. His column appeared in the Fall 2010 issue ‘In science we trust‘. I’m always amazed at the resiliency of commentators who deny the reality of human-induced climate warming (“In science we … More »

Your Run – Winter 2011

YOUR RUN from Winter 2011 issue BOOMERS ROCK! » I liked Iain MacMillan’s online editorial “Slicing and dicing skiers” (E-Blast #4, November 2010). I think you are quite on the mark with your observations as I am also baffled at the myopia of beer and sports equipment advertisers when it comes to [dismissing] anyone over … More »

Your Run – Travel Guide 2011 – December 2010

Tears and fears » I’m so glad my mom doesn’t read you guys! She always worries about me backcountry skiing and that was the saddest story about climbing/ skiing K2 “Life on K2, ” First Tracks, Buyer’s Guide 2011). It’s not often a magazine story makes my eyes water up (or I guess it was the first!), but … More »

Short Turns: Travel Guide 2011

Join the club The Louise Plus Card comes with a nice plus this season, two actually: Kicking Horse and Castle Mountain have been added to the loyalty skipass program. $99 buys you two days on the hill of your choice and $50 lift tickets for the rest of the season. And the fine print? Only … More »

Short Turns: Fall 2010

A Hard Day’s Night If skiing non-stop for 24 hours straight sounds exhausting, you can always team up with friends and alternate relay-style like thousands of others do at Tremblant every year. December 10 is a fitting date to commemorate the 10th anniversary of eastern North America’s biggest fundraising ski event. Three days of festivities … More »

Martin Soderqvist

from Fall 2010 issue Martin Söderqvist keeps his advice to amateur ski photographers short and simple. Before you push the shutter release: • Check the horizon line —and keep it horizontal. • If you’re not using a good autofocus, make sure you’ve focused on the exact spot where your skier is turning or jumping. Toss … More »

Your Run – Buyer’s Guide 2012

LIVIN’ THE DREAM » Being a proud Mom gives me bragging rights about my littlest guy. My husband and I met in Banff many years ago, both wanting to ski before joining the world of only skiing on weekends. He taught at Sunshine and I worked at a ski shop on Banff Avenue, logging more … More »

Test 2012 Preview

Testers3

Ski Canada Test 2012 was hosted by Silver Star Mountain, BC February 20 – 25, 2011. Reports will appear in the fall 2011 issues beginning with the Buyer’s Guide 2012 issue publishing week of August 22. First test reports in Buyer’s Guide 2012 issue are expert (now online) and adventure all mountain categories. Recommendations. Meet the … More »

Fall 2010

* Ubiquitous glove creator Swany has yet another head-turning offering hanging in the shop window. The RC-25 i-Finger ($45) is a nifty, lightweight softshell glove that allows you to use your smartphone or iPod touchscreen in order to ignore your chairlift seatmates better. www.swanyamerica.com * Winter temperatures vary as much as your activity level and Columbia is … More »

Short Turns: Spring 2011

The ultimate yard sale ?After 35 years, Vancouver-based Intrawest, the former owner of Whistler-Blackcomb, Tremblant, CMH Heliskiing as well as other ski resorts and major real estate ventures in Canada, U.S. and the Alps, is packing up headquarters and heading south to Colorado. The iconic B.C. real estate company bought Blackcomb in 1986 and Whistler in 1997, but … More »

Your Run, Spring 2011

The Weather According to George Ski Canada had a flood of letters following George Koch’s column attempting to debunk the science behind the global warming discussion. His column appeared in the Fall 2010 issue ‘In science we trust‘. I’m always amazed at the resiliency of commentators who deny the reality of human-induced climate warming (“In science we … More »

Your Run – Winter 2011

YOUR RUN from Winter 2011 issue BOOMERS ROCK! » I liked Iain MacMillan’s online editorial “Slicing and dicing skiers” (E-Blast #4, November 2010). I think you are quite on the mark with your observations as I am also baffled at the myopia of beer and sports equipment advertisers when it comes to [dismissing] anyone over … More »

Your Run – Travel Guide 2011 – December 2010

Tears and fears » I’m so glad my mom doesn’t read you guys! She always worries about me backcountry skiing and that was the saddest story about climbing/ skiing K2 “Life on K2, ” First Tracks, Buyer’s Guide 2011). It’s not often a magazine story makes my eyes water up (or I guess it was the first!), but … More »

Short Turns: Travel Guide 2011

Join the club The Louise Plus Card comes with a nice plus this season, two actually: Kicking Horse and Castle Mountain have been added to the loyalty skipass program. $99 buys you two days on the hill of your choice and $50 lift tickets for the rest of the season. And the fine print? Only … More »

Short Turns: Fall 2010

A Hard Day’s Night If skiing non-stop for 24 hours straight sounds exhausting, you can always team up with friends and alternate relay-style like thousands of others do at Tremblant every year. December 10 is a fitting date to commemorate the 10th anniversary of eastern North America’s biggest fundraising ski event. Three days of festivities … More »

Martin Soderqvist

from Fall 2010 issue Martin Söderqvist keeps his advice to amateur ski photographers short and simple. Before you push the shutter release: • Check the horizon line —and keep it horizontal. • If you’re not using a good autofocus, make sure you’ve focused on the exact spot where your skier is turning or jumping. Toss … More »

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