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Big Dreams for Zincton

David Harley believes the mountain resort business model is broken. The sport’s future does not lie in bringing planeloads of skiers into Denver International Airport and shuttling them off to cookie-cutter areas along an interstate. Rather, Harley thinks adventurous skiers will come to Zincton, his proposed new four-season resort near New Denver, a remote mountain … More »

Tough Choice

Have multi-resort passes changed the way you ski? by STEVEN THRENDYLE in Buyer’s Guide 2021 issue Few innovations have disrupted—and reconfigured—the cost of ski holidays, and indeed how we choose where to ski, quite like Vail’s Epic Pass, Alterra’s Ikon Pass and the Mountain Collective membership. According to the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), more … More »

K2: The Impossible Descent

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, mountain-culture junkies have turned to the internet to get their adrenaline fix. In mid-July, Red Bull Media House dropped K2: The Impossible Descent, the story of Polish ski mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel’s successful linkage of a non-stop ski route down the world’s second-highest peak. Perhaps Bargiel thought skiing might prove somewhat safer? … More »

How My Ski Season Ended

by Iain MacMillan in Buyer’s Guide 2021 Even though I couldn’t see the contents of my ski bag displayed on the airport X-ray machine monitor, I knew immediately why the suddenly not-bored security clerk at Pearson raised her eyebrows. “It’s just my ice axe,” I answered her unasked question as indifferently as possible, “you know, … 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 »

8 Moves to Make You Stronger

Fit To Ski .. Part 3 Our third workout in the series continues to build on the skills needed for skiing while increasing the difficulty of the moves. More core training and muscular endurance is included in this progression. Try to do these exercises as a circuit, moving from exercise 1 through 8. Beginners should … More »

Look What’s Coming to Louise

Lake Louise gets Parks Canada deal The rugged, raw, always-intriguing and ever-satisfying challenging terrain of Lake Louise has drawn me back for hundreds of ski-days over more decades than I care to count. Thus it was of more than merely journalistic interest to hear that, set in one of the trickiest business environments imaginable—a national … 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

Big Dreams for Zincton

David Harley believes the mountain resort business model is broken. The sport’s future does not lie in bringing planeloads of skiers into Denver International Airport and shuttling them off to cookie-cutter areas along an interstate. Rather, Harley thinks adventurous skiers will come to Zincton, his proposed new four-season resort near New Denver, a remote mountain … More »

Tough Choice

Have multi-resort passes changed the way you ski? by STEVEN THRENDYLE in Buyer’s Guide 2021 issue Few innovations have disrupted—and reconfigured—the cost of ski holidays, and indeed how we choose where to ski, quite like Vail’s Epic Pass, Alterra’s Ikon Pass and the Mountain Collective membership. According to the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), more … More »

K2: The Impossible Descent

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, mountain-culture junkies have turned to the internet to get their adrenaline fix. In mid-July, Red Bull Media House dropped K2: The Impossible Descent, the story of Polish ski mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel’s successful linkage of a non-stop ski route down the world’s second-highest peak. Perhaps Bargiel thought skiing might prove somewhat safer? … More »

How My Ski Season Ended

by Iain MacMillan in Buyer’s Guide 2021 Even though I couldn’t see the contents of my ski bag displayed on the airport X-ray machine monitor, I knew immediately why the suddenly not-bored security clerk at Pearson raised her eyebrows. “It’s just my ice axe,” I answered her unasked question as indifferently as possible, “you know, … 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 »

8 Moves to Make You Stronger

Fit To Ski .. Part 3 Our third workout in the series continues to build on the skills needed for skiing while increasing the difficulty of the moves. More core training and muscular endurance is included in this progression. Try to do these exercises as a circuit, moving from exercise 1 through 8. Beginners should … More »

Look What’s Coming to Louise

Lake Louise gets Parks Canada deal The rugged, raw, always-intriguing and ever-satisfying challenging terrain of Lake Louise has drawn me back for hundreds of ski-days over more decades than I care to count. Thus it was of more than merely journalistic interest to hear that, set in one of the trickiest business environments imaginable—a national … 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

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