Nearly 1,200 swimwear-clad skiers participated in the “Boogel Woogel” alpine carnival on the slopes of the Russian ski resort of Sochi on Saturday, attempting to break a world record. 80 more words
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The quality of a ski area can often be measured by the people who decide to call that mountain (or ski hill) their home.
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We’ve all heard the cringeworthy story before. Destination skier heads out the gate looking for some untracked powder only to get rescued from an avalanche prone zone miles from the resort base. 181 more words
It’s been a busy season already for emergency rescue teams across the province as threats of avalanche loom. Jan Neuspiel, founder and expert advisor of the Vancouver Island Avalanche Centre, joined CBC to offer safety tips for those venturing in avalanche territory. 14 more words