Category: Backcountry Lodges

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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Ski touring in Rogers Pass with the Winter Permit System

Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park is a popular backcountry ski touring destination with an average of 10 m of snowfall a year. It is also home to the world’s largest mobile avalanche control program. This means that explosive artillery fire is regularly used on mountain slopes to protect highway and railway traffic from natural …
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EVO purchases Callaghan Country Wilderness

Outdoor retailer and lifestyle brand evo, has announced the acquisition of Whistler based Callaghan Country Wilderness Adventures, owner of the world-renowned Journeyman Lodge. With the purchase of CCWA and Journeyman Lodge, evo adds hospitality to its growing ecosystem, and continues to expand its presence in Canada. evo currently operates five stores in Whistler and a …
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The Inaugural Natural Selection Tour Championship

A vision was realized at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge in Alaska, the culmination of the inaugural three-stop Natural Selection Tour crowning the best all-mountain male and female riders on the planet. Mikkel Bang (NOR) earned the win for the men and Robin Van Gyn (CAN) took the win for the women, both earning the overall tour …
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