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Spring Skiing

Skiing Spring’s Hero Snow

Lori Knowles – For the Canadian Ski Council

Ahhh, spring skiing. The perfect mix of sun, soft snow and…slush? Slopes heat up around this time of year, altering the snow’s texture from “powder” to what skiers call “slush,” “sugar” or “corn snow.”
Spring snow can be challenging at times, but it can also be

  • Snowboard binding on table - Canadian Ski Council

Taking “the Fear” by the bindings (Part 2)

Getting my equipment checked

A continuation from “Getting back on the slopes after joining motherhood”. 

First item on my to do list is to get my equipment checked so I decided to go right to the experts on this topic.  I took  myself and my gear to Keenan Sutherland, Manager of Squire Johns Craigleith.


  • Snowboard with bindings on the snow - Canadian Ski Council

Taking “the Fear” by the bindings


Getting back on the slopes after a joining motherhood.      (Part 1)

I promise I know what I’m doing out there on the slopes, even though I really don’t look like it. I’m a snowboarder who works in the ski and snowboard industry and I have a new hurdle

  • Snow boarders in training during winter - Canadian Ski Council

Ski and Snowboard Instructors trusted since …. FOREVER!

When you’re a child and you’re taking up skiing and snowboarding for the first time, it’s usually a given that lessons are the best way to go, but did you know that the same goes for adults?

I know you’re thinking “Lessons are for babies! You would never find me at a ski/snowboard school, My friend