“Dates and hours of operation may vary and are subject to the whims of Mother Nature.”That’s what the message said. It was late December, circa ’93, and I was trying to find out the night-skiing hours for the Salmo...
Nothing screams “I’m a pro, dude” like hefting around a couple of camera bodies mounted with those fancy white Canon zooms and a big honkin’ monopod. But how to carry all of that photo bling when you’re on the...
Kris Cormier, or “Slicer” as he is better known, is originally a Maritimer. He learned to ski on the icy Eastern bumps of his native New Brunswick before moving west with childhood friends IFSA world champ Matty Richards and...
With a personality as unique as his skiing, Charles Grant has been the skier to watch for some time now. A good ol’ Ontario boy, Grant has shown off his fine form everywhere from the handrails of downtown Ottawa...
Skiing is an escape. Clicking in ejects us from the mundane, tortuous, or superfluous demands of everyday subsistence in a city. And while most Canadian cities are forced to battle snow and sub-zero temperatures over the winter months, Vancouver...
The Kootenays are perhaps more famous for their combustible slope substances than their brown suds, but Faceplant Ale is brewed right in the NBC (Nelson Brewing Company) studio, er, brewery on Latimer Street. The brew is certified organic (this...