Steve Young skis BC’s Silver Star, a big mountain with a small town feel, plus 12 lifts, a 2500-foot vertical, and zero liftlines. Young joins ski pro Norm Kreutz to ride the gentle runs on Silver Star’s easy frontside, then heads for the black diamonds at Putnam Creek, a zone Kreutz calls “The darkside of the Star!”
This week Steve Young skis Panorama Mountain Resort, BC, an all-Canadian resort that’s home to leg-burning runs, accessible heli-skiing, and loads of family fun, all in the heart of Canada’s pristine Purcell Mountains.
Olympian Dara Howell of Huntsville, Ontario, reflects on her meteoric rise at the Sochi Olympics last February and what it means to be the world’s first freestyle skier to win an Olympic gold medal
If you haven’t already booked your Spring Break getaway it should be top of mind. With one of the longest ski seasons in North America, skiing the Canadian Rockies becomes more and more tempting as our base gets deeper, temperatures become milder, and day light hours get longer.
The continued warm temps and rain have finally got the best of Mount Washington Alpine Resort. The Pineapple Express, a surge of moisture direct from the Hawaiian Islands not only brought rain, but warm temperatures and rising freezing levels.
Steve Young joins Stan Rey, a member of the Salomon Freeski Team, to ski the vast terrain of British Columbia’s Whistler Blackcomb, home of 16 bowls, three glaciers and 1,100 centimetres of annual snowfall.
Reporting from snowy Sun Peaks Resort near Kelowna, BC, Edith Rozsa tags along with Senator Nancy Greene and Sun Peaks Mayor Al Raine as they rip up some powder. The trio tours the new terrain that makes Sun Peaks the second largest ski area in Canada.
Good news to all Toronto residents; the Canadian Ski Council would like to welcome Centennial Park back into the Grade 4 and 5 SnowPass program for the 2014/15 ski and snowboard season! Centennial Park is located right in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area at the 401 and 427, making it easily accessible for so many families to enjoy a fun day on the slopes, without the long commute.
Big White is rolling out the red carpet for Ontario skiers and snowboarders headed to BC on Spring Break. Its new VIP packages include air transportation from Hamilton, skiing, and accommodation, all from $1269.
Join ex-ski racer Claire Challen as she embarks on a heliski adventure near Revelstoke, BC with Mica Heliskiing. Says Claire: “Vast snowfalls, unbelievable terrain, this place is a skier’s paradise!”