A short while ago I spent a few days in Queenstown. The ski season was coming to an end and I had really wanted to get down there before all the snow disappeared, as its famed for its great skiing. 723 more words
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My first day on skis after fifteen years was awkward, to say the least. There’s something extra uncomfortable about flailing around in the snow as an adult that I don’t remember feeling when I first learned to ski as a five-year-old. 1,302 more words
Canadian Olympic ski cross gold medallist Marielle Thompson sustained a serious knee injury while training in Switzerland this week, Alpine Canada said Friday.
The 25-year-old from Whistler, B.C., who won the gold medal at the Sochi Games in 2014, ruptured her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and medial collateral ligament (MCL) during a fall while training in Saas Fee for a pre-season preparation camp. 84 more words
For almost 50 years the Himmelsbach Hut has sat perched near Russet Lake at the head of Singing Pass. The hut was built by the British Columbia Mountaineering Club (BCMC) and named after carpenter and long-time Whistler local Werner Himmelsbach. 447 more words
If you’re thinking of building out a van and road tripping across the west, take this a blue print. Might have to adjust for budget but this guy did it correct: 178 more words