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Snap Fitness

Snap Fitness warm up Welcome for our Friday live bootcamp. Let’s do it together Posted by Snap Fitness Toronto High-Park on Friday, 3 April 2020

7 ways to make your ski trip memorable

Whitewater Ski Resort recommends 7 ways to make your ski trip memorable When planning a ski trip, price and logistics tend to be the biggest factors in choosing your destination. But once you’re on the slopes, the good deal you got on that “Ski & Stay” package is quickly forgotten; it’s all the other things … More »

Sunshine Village ShredAbility

Sunshine Village hosts 7th Annual ShredAbility, an all mountain treasure hunt & fundraising event held on Saturday April 18, 2020. All money raised from this fun event will go towards Rocky Mountain Adaptive and its life changing programs. Rocky Mountain Adaptive (RMA) is a Canmore based charity whose primary aim is to provide any individual … More »

Carve Like It’s the Sunday Roast

We ask skiers at our ski camps about their goals for the week. Many tell us they want to “ski like an expert,” but they don’t have a specific goal in mind. We like to come up with something definable. After all, expert skiers make changes to their moves and tactics as they move around … More »

The Kaiser and Me

The Kaiser and Me – veteran travel writer Arnie Wilson takes a run with Franz Klammer It felt utterly exhilarating to ride in the icy tracks of downhill legend Franz Klammer, “The Kaiser” himself—even though it’s been 43 years since he stormed his way down the run at Patscherkofel (one of nine ski areas near … More »

Leave Your Keto Diet at Home

Dr. John’s E.R. Although low-carbohydrate/ketogenic and intermittent-fasting diets are popular as a weight-loss method, especially with the Hollywood set, the available science indicates that these diets may impair ski performance and recovery. A 2010 study of competitors in a two-day ski mountaineering competition showed that the best performances correlated with higher complex-carbohydrate (slow-burning) intake along … More »

50/50 Club – Heliskiing

50 Years at Wiegele and RK Heliski From the Rockies to the Monashees, Mike Wiegele has been wowing the ski world with 50 years of heli-skiing and luxe log cabin pampering. Tributes, storytelling and celebrations range from the release of his award-nominated film Call Me Crazy (wiegele.com/CallMeCrazy) to the return of the Powder 8 World … More »

Skill School – Fast Track Your Awesome

Where’s the Middle of My Skis? Now that the ski season is underway, you need to return to last season’s level of performance as quickly as possible. Like any sport, skill can deteriorate with downtime, however a little early season tune-up will help us pick up where we left off. In the case of skiing, … More »

Vancouver Int’l Mt. Film Festival

VIMFF Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival The 23rd annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival presents nine days of films, book signings, oral presentations and seminars from February 9-17. Events take place at five venues throughout Metro Vancouver, including Richmond and craft-beer-friendly Port Moody. Ski Nights skew heavily to the backcountry/powder genre; e.g., self-propelled journeys by … More »

The Other Side of Iran

The Other Side of Iran Last Valentine’s Day I got a text from our summer-cottage neighbours who live in Virginia. “Happy VD, Canada! What are you up to?” “We just arrived in Tehran,” I texted back, grinning. “Skiing some big mountains tomorrow—staying at a plastics and chemical plant tonight.” “Good grief! Sounds like suicide,” was … More »

Snap Fitness

Snap Fitness warm up Welcome for our Friday live bootcamp. Let’s do it together Posted by Snap Fitness Toronto High-Park on Friday, 3 April 2020

7 ways to make your ski trip memorable

Whitewater Ski Resort recommends 7 ways to make your ski trip memorable When planning a ski trip, price and logistics tend to be the biggest factors in choosing your destination. But once you’re on the slopes, the good deal you got on that “Ski & Stay” package is quickly forgotten; it’s all the other things … More »

Sunshine Village ShredAbility

Sunshine Village hosts 7th Annual ShredAbility, an all mountain treasure hunt & fundraising event held on Saturday April 18, 2020. All money raised from this fun event will go towards Rocky Mountain Adaptive and its life changing programs. Rocky Mountain Adaptive (RMA) is a Canmore based charity whose primary aim is to provide any individual … More »

Carve Like It’s the Sunday Roast

We ask skiers at our ski camps about their goals for the week. Many tell us they want to “ski like an expert,” but they don’t have a specific goal in mind. We like to come up with something definable. After all, expert skiers make changes to their moves and tactics as they move around … More »

The Kaiser and Me

The Kaiser and Me – veteran travel writer Arnie Wilson takes a run with Franz Klammer It felt utterly exhilarating to ride in the icy tracks of downhill legend Franz Klammer, “The Kaiser” himself—even though it’s been 43 years since he stormed his way down the run at Patscherkofel (one of nine ski areas near … More »

Leave Your Keto Diet at Home

Dr. John’s E.R. Although low-carbohydrate/ketogenic and intermittent-fasting diets are popular as a weight-loss method, especially with the Hollywood set, the available science indicates that these diets may impair ski performance and recovery. A 2010 study of competitors in a two-day ski mountaineering competition showed that the best performances correlated with higher complex-carbohydrate (slow-burning) intake along … More »

50/50 Club – Heliskiing

50 Years at Wiegele and RK Heliski From the Rockies to the Monashees, Mike Wiegele has been wowing the ski world with 50 years of heli-skiing and luxe log cabin pampering. Tributes, storytelling and celebrations range from the release of his award-nominated film Call Me Crazy (wiegele.com/CallMeCrazy) to the return of the Powder 8 World … More »

Skill School – Fast Track Your Awesome

Where’s the Middle of My Skis? Now that the ski season is underway, you need to return to last season’s level of performance as quickly as possible. Like any sport, skill can deteriorate with downtime, however a little early season tune-up will help us pick up where we left off. In the case of skiing, … More »

Vancouver Int’l Mt. Film Festival

VIMFF Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival The 23rd annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival presents nine days of films, book signings, oral presentations and seminars from February 9-17. Events take place at five venues throughout Metro Vancouver, including Richmond and craft-beer-friendly Port Moody. Ski Nights skew heavily to the backcountry/powder genre; e.g., self-propelled journeys by … More »

The Other Side of Iran

The Other Side of Iran Last Valentine’s Day I got a text from our summer-cottage neighbours who live in Virginia. “Happy VD, Canada! What are you up to?” “We just arrived in Tehran,” I texted back, grinning. “Skiing some big mountains tomorrow—staying at a plastics and chemical plant tonight.” “Good grief! Sounds like suicide,” was … More »

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