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First Lift

Reading Time: 8 minutes Start your touring with a boost into the backcountry at Island Lake Lodge. by Ryan Stuart in December 2012 issue On the day I realized a childhood dream, Johnny Cash […]

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Tour of Duty

Reading Time: 10 minutes Business as usual in Afghanistan took a rewarding twist when Henry Collis included ski touring in his training manual The boy in a checkered headscarf surprised me. As I kicked […]

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Loving Louise

Reading Time: 6 minutes by George Koch from Fall 2012 issue George Koch rediscovers his childhood sweetheart. “Boys, I like to finish every great day at The Lake with some powder turns down West […]

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Tough Love

Reading Time: 10 minutes Ruedi Beglinger has made a business out of challenging his guests to push their limits in the alpine. By ANDREW FINDLAY from Fall 2012 It’s ping-pong-ball visibility on Tumbledown Mountain, […]

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Overcoming the odds

Reading Time: 6 minutes Despite 22 years of controversy, it appears Jumbo Glacier Resort, North America’s most dramatic ski area development in decades, is at the finish line. BY GEORGE KOCH On a picture-perfect late March morning, the helicopter […]

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Group Therapy

Reading Time: 8 minutes Skiing Switzerland’s most famous peak can be surprisingly reasonable. Bringing buddies: priceless. TEXT // PHOTOS: MARTY MCLENNAN     Buyer’s Guide 2013 For more of Marty’s photos from the  Zermatt trip click here […]

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My best run

Reading Time: 3 minutes People often ask me the unanswerable question, “What’s your favourite ski area?” A much more possible discussion might be, “Where was your best run last season?” And there’s an easy reply for that one. […]

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Hotel Alberta

Reading Time: 6 minutes Sure, the song’s title is Hotel California. But the Eagles were writing about Jasper, weren’t they? On a dark Alberta highway… It’s as if time has slowed…or nearly stopped. When I […]

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Kicking Horse – Gentle Giant

Reading Time: 5 minutes The other side of Kicking Horse isn’t gnarly at all – and that suites some skiers just fine by Trent Edwards from Spring 2012 issue   Since its rebirth 11 […]

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Postcards from Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Reading Time: 3 minutes While the Olympic podium has space for second and third, for host cities, there’s only first. Marty McLennan  shares some moments from his visit to the 2011 FIS World Championships […]

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4 Day Road Trip

Reading Time: 9 minutes An excellent adventure is easy when you include Monashee Powder, Red Mountain and Whitewater by IAIN MACMILLAN from Winter 2012 issue * photos: COLLEEN GENTEMANN     I was more curious […]

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A Bite with Dave Brownlie

Reading Time: 3 minutes Whistler Blackcomb ’s CEO goes beyond the ropes with Ski Canada. by Tobias C. Van Veen Dave Brownlie is not your average CEO. As I chased him down The Bite on […]

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