A Warm Monday At Lake Louise

It’s been several weeks since I was last on the downhill boards, but on Monday we drove out to Louise with my sister who’s visiting from Boston.  It was a family day as my niece joined us...

Christmas Season Finale

On Sunday I concluded what was absolutely my best Christmas ski season ever.  For as long as I remember Christmas hasn’t involved much skiing and if I got out once or twice I considered it a go...

Return To Black Prince

It had been a couple weeks since my last outing in the backcountry and although we returned to Black Prince the conditions were much different.  When we arrived in the BP parking lot the temperature ...

Sobre Viviendo – Lake Louise

I have a friend and colleague that I haven’t spoken to in a long time and one of the Spanish phrases he taught me was, ‘sobre viviendo’ which basically means ‘still surviving&#...

How To Navigate A Busy Day At Lake Louise

I was torn between focusing this post on the surprisingly great conditions at Louise yesterday, or how we were able to avoid one of the biggest crowds of the season.  In the end I thought the crowd a...

Castle Run

Morning Crew!!   Castle has had 75cms this week and 25cms in the last 24hrs.  More later, we’ve got to hit the road now.  Also, check out Whitefish on Instagram.  They had some fantastic con...

First Day At Lake Louise

Not only was it our first day at Lake Louise last Sunday, but it was also the first time I’d skied with my Niece and Nephew since they were teenagers.  Jeremy Lives in Toronto now so the only t...

A Day In The Backcountry – Part2

Before I go on to tell you about the fantastic day we had skiing at Black Prince, I need to make a bit of a disclaimer.  I’ve been skiing in the backcountry for about 20 years now but I wouldn&...