Authored by Danners on Monday, March 11, 2013 - 13:15
Castle Mountain Freeski - results and photos
Day 2 of the FWQ at Castle went off on Saturday!
It was a tough day with nearly half of the competitors taking a fall on the final venue. Matt, Caleb and Ian all had solid runs with big air over exposure to take the podium for the men. There were also some spectacular crashes from Jacob Boyd and Jesse Montandon, but fortunately they were already back at the afterparty and will make a full recovery. Sick bird awards went to Jacob Boyd, and Sarah...
Ladies - are you tired of hearing the boys endlessly brag about their skis and rad style? Why not join an all ladies catski tour? Experience catskiing at your own pace with all female guides, drivers and get tips on powder skiing. The "girlski" tours will take place March 10-13 and March 28-30. Call now for more info and to book! Toll Free: 1-888-422-8754
The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival is now accepting entries for its annual search for "THE" Signature Shot of the 2013 festival. The winner takes home $1,000 and great visibility!
Authored by bscpow on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 15:45
The Backcountry Skiing Canada Expose Yourself Photo & Video Comp ends Feb 28th. You can win a week of ski touring at Carlyle Lodge and Kokanee Glacier Hut - heli in and out included. As well as great Gear from G3 and Westcomb. How about G3 skis, skins and Tech bindings? Or from Westcomb a new shell jacket and pants!
Enter before the end of day Feb 28th and we will draw the winners the following week.
In 2010/11 Island Lake Catskiing, Mica Heliskiing and Sherpas Cinema partnered on a short film called The Balance of Powder. This was produced at the same time as the Sherpas award winning full length feature - ALL.I.CAN. The Balance of Powder has gone viral and surpassed 500,000 views on youtube!! This milestone is augmented by broadcast syndication across North Amercia and about 75,000 DVD produced and given away.
Authored by jefffski on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 12:28
Michael Burmeister, Erica Madison and Ryan Bougie are on a journey on skis and pack rafts from Vancouver, BC to Skagway, Alaska, starting in February 2013. They are looking for open source scientific projects including animal observation, snow and avalanche observations, geo tagging or anything else you might suggest for them. They are equipped with iphones and a 2 way satellite messenger.They plan to complete the journey sometime in July. You can read their blog posts here:
Authored by epicstoke on Sunday, February 17, 2013 - 21:15
A few years back my brother and I found out that a lot of big companies out there had no idea that they actually owned and were responsible for billboards after their highway time was up. Things progressed and we ended up finding ways to get our hands on billboard vinyl- a super durable, waterproof, and insanely cool looking material.
It started with us making wallets, ski bags, surf bags, and ski packs just for ourselves until most of our friends wanted in and here we were making a bunch of...
Authored by ruari on Friday, January 25, 2013 - 04:54
Wow, what a storm. Island Lake Catskiing has recieved over 130 cms in the last 4 days and it is still puking. The current storm shows no sign of abetting. Cold, low-density, over the head blower pow!! When our jaded, powder junkie guides say things like "all-time", "unbelievable" and "insane" you know things are serious.