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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 »

Short Turns: Winter 2010

Slide of the century March 4 will be a somber date for anyone around Rogers Pass between Golden and Revelstoke, B.C. It was 100 years ago that Canada’s worst avalanche disaster occurred, when only two of the 60 men working to clear an avalanche from the main CPR line survived a massive second slide from … More »

Short Turns: Buyers Guide 2011

Buried Under

A century of capital skiing It’s been a while, about 100 years, since Ottawa’s posh Rockliffe Park suburb has seen a ski jump tower, but the Ottawa Ski Club (OSC) that built it is still growing strong. Back in 1910, a group of ski enthusiasts started proselytizing the benefits and wonders of skiing and soon … More »

Short Turns: Travel Guide 2010

No longer Miller time Warren Miller coined the phrase: “If you wait until next year to do it, you’ll be one year older when you do.” Yet, according to court documents, it seems that Warren Miller Entertainment Inc. (WME), the company that currently produces Warren Miller movies and owns the rights to the Warren Miller … More »

Transceiver Test 2010

The Canadian Ski Patrol System and Canadian Ski Guide Association compare the new three-antenna avalanche beacons with existing technology By F.M.Swangard MD, Bob Sayer, Steve Gunderson ABSTRACT AND INTRODUCTION The minimal safety equipment a person must have in the backcountry in winter is a ?transceiver, probe and shovel. Clearly, nothing replaces the transceiver when a … 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 »

Short Turns: Winter 2010

Slide of the century March 4 will be a somber date for anyone around Rogers Pass between Golden and Revelstoke, B.C. It was 100 years ago that Canada’s worst avalanche disaster occurred, when only two of the 60 men working to clear an avalanche from the main CPR line survived a massive second slide from … More »

Short Turns: Buyers Guide 2011

Buried Under

A century of capital skiing It’s been a while, about 100 years, since Ottawa’s posh Rockliffe Park suburb has seen a ski jump tower, but the Ottawa Ski Club (OSC) that built it is still growing strong. Back in 1910, a group of ski enthusiasts started proselytizing the benefits and wonders of skiing and soon … More »

Short Turns: Travel Guide 2010

No longer Miller time Warren Miller coined the phrase: “If you wait until next year to do it, you’ll be one year older when you do.” Yet, according to court documents, it seems that Warren Miller Entertainment Inc. (WME), the company that currently produces Warren Miller movies and owns the rights to the Warren Miller … More »

Transceiver Test 2010

The Canadian Ski Patrol System and Canadian Ski Guide Association compare the new three-antenna avalanche beacons with existing technology By F.M.Swangard MD, Bob Sayer, Steve Gunderson ABSTRACT AND INTRODUCTION The minimal safety equipment a person must have in the backcountry in winter is a ?transceiver, probe and shovel. Clearly, nothing replaces the transceiver when a … More »

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