Guest post

Cheryl B’s 2 cents

March 2, 2015

I didn’t go skiing today, so I was thrilled to receive this from Cheryl B. OK, I had to finally put my 2 cents on this. A lot of the time, it seems that conditions are likely a matter of opinion and in the eye of the beholder, so the reports are

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One killed in Black Prince avalanche

February 14, 2015

“A man in his 30’s was killed as a result of trauma that happened going through the trees. He was pronounced dead at the scene.”

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How steep is that trail, anyway?

February 9, 2015

This is a post which you might want to bookmark and use for future reference. It’s especially relevant and useful for new skiers, or when you’re considering skiing on one of these trails for the first time. You’ve read Ray Perrott’s trip reports

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Email from Henry

April 24, 2013

(Henry, one of our regular commenters, lives in London, ON, where he is still recovering from the trauma of leaving the Rockies for going on 29 years now!) Hi Bob, I humbly admit that in about 40 years of skiing I have almost never

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A 71K first-timer’s experience

January 21, 2013
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(My friend Chip tackled the 71K yesterday as a solo skier. When my team finished the race, we “raced” back to find Chip at the end of Leg 4. Some of the photos here were taken on race day, and a few

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Do you nickname your trails? Guest post from Grizzly

January 5, 2013

Hi Bob, “Grizzly” here. I love your site and want to thank you for the valuable contribution you make to the ski community. I just wanted to share a couple of little stories with you by way of asking whether you too have nickname

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