Ski Vacation at Le Massif Quebec

I just ran through the snow reports for the resorts I cover in Western Canada and once again there are only dribs and drabs of new snow out there.  The weekly forecast also didn’t provide much ...

Ski Trip To Nakiska

The plan was to ski at Louise yesterday and the alarm went off at 7AM.  But we hit the snooze button a couple times and took our time making breakfast and dawdled packing up the car.  By the time we...

We’re In For A Dry Spell

We’re debating heading up to Louise tomorrow.  My wife just picked up new skis at Ski West, a sweet pair of Blizzards, and she’s eager to take them for a spin.  So even though they haven...

All Quiet After Christmas

It’s been an exciting weekend hasn’t it?  First the end of the world came and went.  Then we had some epic powder days in Fernie.  Then it was Christmas.  Now the calm has set in (unle...

Best Christmas Present Ever – Polar Peak Opens

Day two of playing hooky from our Christmas responsibilities: yesterday the temperature dipped to around -10C and held there for the entire day.  This was a very very good thing!  Another 20cms fell...

Pow Day In Fernie

I think we may have missed the best powder of the week by a day or two.  It was lighter on Wednesday and there was more new snow yesterday.  Today I was hoping for the snow to be lighter because the...

Red Alert, I Repeat, Red Alert

The news is way to fine not to provide a quick powder update this morning.  There has been a significant powder event overnight and hopefully this will continue throughout the day.  The snowfall doe...

Elk Valley Powder Alert

This is very good!  Fernie reported 21cms today and 58cms over two days.  Now there is a weather warning for another 20 to 30cms overnight.  Sigh.  Oh, to wake up in Fernie tomorrow morning. Snow ...