An Interview with David Harley, the proponent of the new Zincton lift-assisted, slack country ski area in the Selkirk Range between New Denver and Kaslo in BC. Before we talked, David Harley sent me the basic facts about Zincton. The idea of a Tenure essentially set aside for backcountry skiing is intriguing. 80% of the … Read more David Harley talks about Zincton
Mount Fernie forms a prominent glide crack on its south face in clear view of town every winter. The specific area is called the Moccasin due to its shape and distinctive grassy summer surface. This year the glide crack has formed earlier and larger that most seasons and we’re questioning when it will avalanche. Jennifer … Read more Say No To Crack!
An honest account by Andrew Sheppard of a recent avalanche incident in the Revelstoke backcountry. Andrew posted in the Revelstoke Ski Tourers page for everyone to learn from his experience. Here is Andrews account: “Hello fellow snow enthusiasts. I thought I would take the time to share my terrifying near-death experience of being swept down … Read more An honest account of a Revelstoke Avalanche