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16June 2020

Q&A: What’s Rudi up to these days?

Rudi turned 75 this spring, and has finally “retired” from Purcell. I use “quotes” around the word retired, because, well, in his case it doesn’t mean what that usually means. You’ll still be able to find him hanging around the lodge, chatting with guests, eavesdropping during the guides meetings, telling us jokes[...]

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16June 2020

You’re stronger than you know

“You might not remember me, because you meet a lot of people, but I bet you remember this.” Right after the morning safety briefing, in the bustle of getting ready to load up, a guest sidled up to Jeff and showed him his phone, where he kept an old photo. Jeff glanced down[...]

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15March 2020

NEWS: Closed for the season

In light of the worldwide COVID-19 situation, we have elected to suspend operations for the season as of March 18th. We wish good health to you, your family and your community. Stay safe and look after each other. We’ll be doing the same.     Join us next year! Information about packages and bookings for[...]

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13March 2020

For Those About to Send: Three Mistakes We Make in Unfamiliar Terrain

Before I got into skiing, show jumping was my sport. I learned to ride as a wee kid, feet barely reaching the stirrups, and spent my teens training and traveling to competitions to see if I could score the fastest time over a course of fences on horseback. The horse I spent[...]

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