Zincton is a radical departure from existing resorts however a true sign of the times and the project needs your support to make it happen. The ghost town of Zincton, located between Kaslo and New Denver, is being reinvented for backcountry skiing, boarding and mountain biking and is nothing like existing resorts. The outdoor market … Read more Zincton Application Pending BC Approval
It’s been a year since pro skier Dave Treadway passed away in the mountains doing what he loved to do. Dave left behind two sons, Kasper and Raffi, and his pregnant wife Tessa. Friends and family remembered and celebrated Dave’s spirit, his family commitment, his ability to chase life, and above all, his faith in … Read more Dave Treadway Tribute with Kasper
Atlas commented, "While you’re inside... we have offered up our online AST 1 course for free. Something to hopefully help you get more out of your next time in the mountains!!" Read more Free Avalanche Safety Tutorial
Ever question where those people with backpacks are headed when they duck under the rope at the resort? Beyond the resorts boundaries there's a popular zone called "slackcountry". Read more Slackcountry: how do you prepare?
This Monday six people escaped serious injury in a dramatic helicopter crash in Whistler’s backcountry. The incident involved a Blackcomb Helicopters Bell 407 that was heli-skiing with clients. The company says the aircraft was in the process of landing when it suffered a “roll over accident.” The helicopter was completely wrecked. Helicopter incidents are common … Read more Heli Skiers & Boarders escape serious injury