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For skiers and snowboarders alike, introducing your children to your winter passion builds a healthy foundation for years of enjoyment. Having been through the past three ski seasons bringing up a baby skier to toddler, here are some tips for consideration.
If you’re booking your spring break at Whistler Blackcomb this year, ex-Easterner and long-time Whistler local, Kristen Wint, has your perfect how-to guide for an awesome trip to beautiful BC.
As skiers and snowboarders, there are two things we can’t put a price on: our health, and a couple thousands vertical meters of the untouched fluffy stuff. Enter backcountry skiing. One of the most rewarding but risky ways to enjoy the snow and the mountains that we are so lucky to have in abundance here in Canada. One of the best ways to enjoy it? Get educated and get out there.
Wow! Did you see the snow forecast for Whistler and the coastal mountains? It’s crazy! The Weather Network meteorologist, Tyler Hamilton says the biggest accumulation of snow on the planet is set to land on higher elevations through Saturday and Sunday. “How much?” you ask with bated breath. A whopping 200 centimetres! If you are planning to head for the freshies, check out this story on how to have the best Spring Break at Whistler.
Sometimes we all get a late start and miss all the freshies. The week, Josh gives us a few pointers on how to enjoy the stuff the others left behind.
The Canadian Ski Council estimates that the total ski area revenues for Canada for 2016/17 are $1.376 billion.
No matter how long, or stressful it might seem to gear up your baby to take them out for a day on the ski hill, you will never regret it, I promise! As long as you follow some basic layering techniques, you will be headed for a warm and happy experience outside.
The most important part of a good ski vacation is good snow. The second? A cold beer to drink after a long day on the mountain. There are plenty of mountain towns pumping out breweries with big character and unique flavours across the country but there are few who can bottle up and deliver the hop-induced state of bliss like Coast Mountain brewing.
My husband and I spent a fantastic weekend skiing SilverStar Mountain Resort, way back BC (before children). Now that we have a couple kids of our own, we were excited to revisit this snowy wonderland as a family.
This week, Josh Foster gives us tips on how to ski powder.