I have had a love affair with Rogers Pass since my first trip in 2008. At that point I had only ski toured about 10 times but was hooked on the experience. Back in those days, Glacier Park Lodge was up and running and it was such a simple affair to zip down to the Discovery Center to get your permit, and when most terrain was closed, Grizzly Shoulder was always an option (now a permitted area). It was much less busy back then and trail breaking was a given. Gear was way different with tech bindings only a fringe item and 95mm underfoot was wide. So much has changed in six years.
With the beautiful weather in Vancouver this spring, the road bike has seen way more action than the skis. Having 60 ski days under my belt this year I had no intention to ski for the sake of skiing, especially after so many days of fantastic powder. It would take something special to drag me back out. Read More
The Powder Highway Tour continues to the East Kootenays. This area offers spectacular (and easy) day touring options but unfortunately we couldn’t explore as much as intended due to a lack of recent snowfall – wind hammered and sun affected surfaces weren’t appealing at all. Read More