Category: Backcountry Lodges

Avalanche Canada: The Persisting Problem

Avalanche Canada is reporting that the snowpack is spooky for much of Western Canada.
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Guided Wapta Traverse Trips in 2023

Kootenay Backcountry Guides have announced their dates for the Wapta Traverse for 2023. The Wapta Traverse is a ski traverse that travels along the continental divide, otherwise known as the B.C. Alberta border. Several huts along the traverse and variations of the traverse are possible. The trip starts along the Icefields Parkway and ends at …
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The Pit Boss – From pavement to powder

Before Cole Pearn, the billion-dollar NASCAR industry had nothing in common with backcountry skiing. The political, geographical, and cultural differences are comical. So how did Pearn end up chopping wood and cleaning outhouses instead of atop the billion-dollar race industry? Seventy-five million race fans were shocked when Pearn quit as one of the top NASCAR …
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