FRESH TRACKS - February 23, 2024

Dinner & Duvet – Swiss Mountain Huts

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Experience the Swiss Alps by spending a night in an iconic mountain hut. All photos: PENNY KENDALL For more than 150 years, remote alpine huts across the Swiss Alps have […]

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Ski to New Heights – Chamonix

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes Chamonix’s hardcore reputation as “the Alps on steroids” hangs on the spectacular peaks that surround. But it’s also France, so just because you’re tackling the Vallée Blanche—the classic guided day-long […]

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In Awe of Chamonix

Reading Time: 8 minutes The vastness of France’s iconic mountain destination was the perfect fit for another Ski Canada Readers’ Trip. STORY AND PHOTOS BY IAIN MacMILLAN in December 2015 issue Our group of […]

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5 Reasons to Love Verbier

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Reading Time: 9 minutes Ski Canada readers discovered first-hand why Verbier is one of the iconic resorts of the Alps. _By IAIN MacMILLAN    Photos YVES GARNEAU If he went down there—and headed west…” said Yves, his […]

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Après in the Alps

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Euros put North Americans to shame when it comes to après ski. If you’re heading across the pond this winter, Leslie Woit presents the Coles Notes on where to party. […]

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42.4 Gallery

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes from Winter 2014 issue Ski Canada’s current photo gallery featuring the photography of Henry Georgi at Chatter Creek Cat-skiing, BC; Steve Ogle at Whitewater, BC; Baschi Bender at Chamonix, France; […]

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The Alps for Everyone

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Reading Time: 6 minutes Thinking about Europe but not sure where to start? Some of these destinations may not readily come to mind. Lots of resorts bill themselves as all things to all skiers, […]

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Screening Room

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Reading Time: 4 minutes by Ryan Stuart in December 2012 issue Slouch on the couch and get ready for the season With a gang of bros ready to feed the stoke, we sat back […]

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Grumpy Old Men

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Reading Time: 4 minutes from Fall 2011 issue The other day I was out on the balcony of Mike’s $99-million chalet just blowing smoke with my buds. From the 4,314m summit of Grand Combin […]

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Short Turns * Buyer’s Guide 2012

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Reading Time: 7 minutes LET’S MAKE A DEAL ❖As foreign as they are to the entire ski world beyond Ontario, western New York and New Zealand, private ski clubs, where the membership owns the infrastructure and either […]

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Betcha didn’t know that!

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Reading Time: 4 minutes From the Travel Guide 2010 issue So I am touring the fantastic Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, overlooking Lake Geneva and surrounded by swank villas with swimming pools—perks for the […]

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Living the guide life

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Reading Time: 4 minutes From the Buyer’s Guide 2010 issue More than a good life, “it’s a dream come true,” says Hans Solmssen. Hans is at the top of his profession, one of the […]

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How sweet it is

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Reading Time: 3 minutes It was Canadian mountain guide John Hogg, for example, who popularized ski safari routes across Switzerland and the Italian Dolomites, and who reconfigured the classic Haute Route ski tour from […]

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