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: Sea To Sky
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.
The recreational possibilities in the coast mountains is endless between hiking, skiing and mountain biking. There are more adventures than one person could cover in a lifetime. For us, a free long weekend normally means one thing – an adventure. This time around (really, as most times around in the summer) we were hunting for potential winter terrain north of Pemberton, BC. Read More
What a dreadful month of skiing. Warm storms and sunny skies is making for some brutal skiing conditions. I can confirm the total snowfall accumulation is about three metres short the 10 year average in the Sea-to-Sky region. This makes it very difficult to find great skiing, and for those without sleds, makes approaches so long that it isn’t worth the trek for the little bit of fluff that is out there. 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