Best start in a decade!
Yes! It’s been ten years since there was this much pre-season snowfall in the Purcells. Kicking Horse and other resorts are opening early, and the buzz on the Interior’s killer conditions is spreading far and wide. And it wasn’t just the mega-storm from two weeks ago that dropped 56cm in 24 hours [...]
El Niño is coming... or is it?
Fall is here and the winter weather predictions are in full force. “It’s going to be the deepest winter since ’72…. it’s going to be warm and wet….. real winter will be here three weeks early…. it’s going to be the coldest winter we’ve seen in years. ” The hype can be [...]
3 Signs you're as addicted to skiing as we are
It’s almost summer. We understand. For people like us, it’s a tough truth to accept. Are you hooked on skiing? Here’s three ways to check: 1. Every time someone says ‘Summer is just around the corner!’ you feel an invisible punch in the gut. But you know better than to oppose the [...]
Weird Weather Winter
Folks all over North America agree – this is a weird winter for weather. With epic snowfall hitting the east coast, and a warm, dry trend through much of the west, we’re all confused by Mother Nature’s wild ways. It seems like a good time to share why we’re counting our [...]
The Alpine Picnic
Lunch in the mountains is a beauteous thing. Some days we dine on a breathless mountain top, or stretched out on an alpine meadow, or cozied up on the porch of one of our cabins. The midday meal has gotten a boost of local flavour this season with the addition [...]