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Parablacks: Seemed Like a Good Idea

Reading Time: 2 minutes 50th Anniversary looking back Back in the day, when the epitome of style was skiing with feet and legs glued together as one on skinny, unshaped 207s, there was an […]

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Repeat As Necessary – Traslin Bros.

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Like most of us, Mike and Andy Traslin would rather be skiing fresh powder. But when you’re fully, completely committed to skiing at least one day out of every calendar […]

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Coming to a Ski Shop Near You

Reading Time: 3 minutes From the longest lift lines in memory to locked-down resorts to the continued rise in alpine touring, the one thing uniting skiers across the country is our hopeful look to […]

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Meanwhile At Tremblant

Reading Time: 2 minutes This has been a season where optimists have seen the lifts as half-full. “We received guidelines from Alterra Mountain Co. (Tremblant’s owners) on how to operate this winter, but we […]

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Storm Reservations

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Everyone knew that COVID would turn the 2020-21 ski season upside down, but few Whistlerites could have guessed that they’d have to make reservations and then queue up at 6:45 […]

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How to Survive a Tree Well

Reading Time: 3 minutes Skiing on a snowboarder’s blindside often feels like the most dangerous place on the mountain. But according to a study by the B.C. Coroner Service, a skier is more likely […]

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Surviving 60 – Summit Lake

Reading Time: 2 minutes   “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 […]

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Be Smarter This Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes After their busiest summer ever, search and rescue (SAR) groups in B.C. are gearing up for an ominous winter. Calls to volunteer crews increased approximately 30 per cent during the […]

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Bunk With a View – Red Mountain

Reading Time: < 1 minutes 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 […]

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Stories of Ice

Reading Time: < 1 minutes From white, pristine snowfall to the indigo caverns that are thousands of years old, the world’s glaciers tell a multi-layered story of time and place. In Stories of Ice (Rocky […]

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Ski Tuning – DIY or Pro?

Reading Time: 3 minutes You nailed a rock. You lose every race. You skid on firm snow. You haven’t waxed or sharpened your skis in weeks. Months? Whatever the reason, it’s time for a […]

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Good for Faceshots, Too

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Since the death of the turtleneck, face coverings have long been a practical necessity of skiing. This winter, it’s mandatory. No ski country health authority has issued guidelines on what […]

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