We have seen a promising start to the season here on the BC coast. After last year’s challenging snow conditions (and lack thereof) there are lots of eager skiers searching for their early season powder fix. One lesson learned from the 2014 season was to never pass up and opportunity to get good turns in. Read More
Category Archives: Duffey Lake Road
The lack of rain on the west coast has meant that fall hiking conditions are some of the best we have seen in recent years. Whether this is a foreshadowing of another weak winter and minimal snow is irrelevant at this point. We can’t complain about the weather, and to be honest it’s nice to still see sunshine in October. But more simply, we can’t change the forecast so we’ll make do with whatever comes our way. The warm weather has made scrambling an easy choice. We often explore mountains in the winter but forget the beauty that they hold in the summer.
I have heard people speaking of powder depression in the last few weeks, and thinking that it is best to keep rolling with mountain biking and the other summer activities they are used to. It rained last week – wow a lot of rain – and if it had of been a little colder, we could have been looking at the Snowpocolypse of a few seasons ago. How fickle the weather is and our collective moods hang in the balance. Read More
It has been a slow start to the touring season across the province of BC this fall. High freezing levels and blocking arctic fronts have been the predominate trends. We have had three distinct storms systems that have hit in the past three months. In previous winters, we’ve had that in a ten day period. Read More