Vol 46 #4

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published week of January 29, 2018

photo: GUY FATTAL * snow: Whistler backcountry
photo: ERIC BERGER * skier: Chad Sayers * snow: Blackcomb, BC

WINTER 2018 issue


PYEONGCHANG 2018    Ski Canada’s Olympic primer will help you cheer for the right skiers—or at least talk knowledgeably on your next chairlift ride.  by RYAN STUART

A SUPREME RULING  The highest court in the land has given its go-ahead to skiing on Jumbo.  by GEORGE KOCH

SKI LIKE A VIKING  Iceland’s unique people, geography and history make for a ski adventure like no other on Earth.  by IAIN MacMILLAN

THE ROAD TO CHERRYVILLE  The Monashees’ Kingfisher Heliskiing and Keefer Lake Catskiing will pamper you in powder.  by RON BETTS

BEST OF SKIING IN CANADA  Light powder, saucy speeds and hot chocolate with loads of marshmallows and Baileys? What makes you happy on the hills? We’ve spent another year up and down the mountains in search of the best in ski country.  by LESLIE WOIT

SLIP AND SIP  Skiing Sun Peaks during its wine festival is a perfect pairing.   by OAKLAND ROSS

GOING OFF GRID IN STYLE  Purcell Lodge has maintained its rep as a luxe destination for first-timers and seasoned backcountry skiers alike.  by STEVEN THRENDYLE

DUDE, I’VE GONE SKIING  Include some SoCal culture when you’re tripping Squaw, Heavenly and Sierra-at-Tahoe.  by RON BETTS


FIRST TRACKS  If It Ain’t Broke, Tweak It – Volkl Mantra M5    by IAIN MacMILLAN

SHORT TURNS  Eddie the Eagle  *  Riding the chair with Aksel Losing It On-Hill  * News from Québec * Gear & Gadgets 

CROSSHAIRS  A skiers’ gallery.

WESTERN VIEW  Biting the hand?  by GEORGE KOCH

SKILL SCHOOL  A bump in the road.  by TOBIN LEOPKEY

Ski Canada Staff
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