The best time for powder is when it's snowing–so stop what your doing and go play in the powder!
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Category: Backcountry Lodges
This is the second edition of the highly acclaimed Rogers Pass guidebook and is the first printed edition of the guide.
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“For decades, First Nations, conservationists, backcountry skiers and snowboarders have fought a proposed large-scale ski resort deep in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia. After 24 years of opposition, what more will it take to keep Jumbo wild for good?” Coming to theatres Oct 2015 – Patagonia presents Jumbo Wild – a gripping, hour-long documentary …
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Powder Canada’s Christmas message for all you backcountry enthusiasts is be careful out there! On December 23rd we skied to the Thunder Meadows Cabin in the Lizard Range, Fernie BC. The cabin is owned and operated by the Fernie Trails & Ski Touring Club who also operates the Tunnel Creek cabin. The skiing was very …
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While backcountry skiing or riding, we tend to spend more time going up than down. And, simply put, skinning done poorly is not fun. There are three primary ingredients to a good day of touring: establishing a proper pace, setting an appropriate skintrack angle and avoiding kick turns whenever possible. The reality of earning your …
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The Backcountry Lodges of British Columbia Association (BLBCA) is pleased to announce the launch of its first-ever Backcountry Purist Contest.
Read more Looking for the ultimate backcountry purist