FRESH TRACKS - February 23, 2024

Randonnée Days – Québec’s Chic-Chocs

Reading Time: 8 minutes Alpine touring in the Gaspé’s Chic-Choc Mountains left three boys from Ontario in awe of Eastern powder. STORY AND PHOTOS BY ADAM BUITENHUIS Chest-deep in powder and struggling to pull […]

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Great Expectations – 3 BC Day Cat and Heliski Ops

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Reading Time: 11 minutes RYAN STUART’s B.C. road trip to three day cat and heli-ski ops proved to be an emotional roller coaster. photos RYAN CREARY in Buyer’s Guide 2019 issue With nothing but untracked snow […]

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The Road to Cherryville

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Reading Time: 5 minutes THE MONASHEES’ KINGFISHER HELISKIING AND KEEFER LAKE CATSKIING WILL PAMPER YOU IN POWDER. by RON BETTS    photos ROBERT SIM in the Winter 2018 issue One of the most remarkable things […]

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RYAN REPORT – Day cat skiing rules

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes I’m on my way to the interior of British Columbia, on assignment for Ski Canada Magazine, as I write this. My job this week is to check out three of […]

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Seeing Red, Speaking Shred

Reading Time: 5 minutes Red Mountain remains a Canadian classic, going back in time far enough to be new again. by LESLIE WOIT      photos: RYAN FLETT     in Buyer’s Guide 2018 issue As a ski […]

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Assessing the Risk

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Reading Time: 6 minutes The chance of dying in an avalanche is probably a lot less than you think. by GEORGE KOCH  *  photos by GRANT GUNDERSON  *  in December 2017 issue Can you put […]

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RYAN REPORT – Bella Coola Heli Sports wins at worlds

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Bella Coola Heli Sports won the World’s Best Heli-Ski Operator category at the 5th Annual World Ski Awards, the only Canadian ski business to land an international award. “We’re stoked, […]

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Ride the Stagecoach – Castle Mt.

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Reading Time: 6 minutes GEORGE KOCH’s tail-guiding experience at Castle Mountain’s cat-ski operation gave him a unique perspective on powder. in Winter 2017 issue I discovered some things about myself as a middle-aged skier: I […]

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Glacier Know-How

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Back in September when most Canadians were trying to cram in one last trip to the lake, there was one group who’d already started thinking about mountains. Many of the […]

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