2014 Canadian Skimo Team Camp at Rogers Pass

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This is a guest post from a recent Canadian Skimo Team training camp in Rogers Pass. I was unable to attend so I want to thank Peter Knight for the … [Read more...]

Podcast interview with Doug Sproul on creating a ski guidebook + discussing the Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

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Have you ever wanted a ski guidebook with 80% of pages being pictures with skin tracks and ski lines right on them? How about having Google Earth ski … [Read more...]

Rogers Pass in fall light beauty + October snow dusting

Rogers Peak and Swiss Peak morning light

Yesterday, after a shivering -4 C night in a 10+ C sleeping bag I got rewarded with what I hopped for - beautiful views over a lightly snow dusted … [Read more...]

Canadian team summer skimo training camp – Revelstoke, Sep 15-16, 2012

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Since 2009 Canadian National Ski Mountaineering Team have been meeting every September for our summer training camp. Previous camps were usually … [Read more...]

Needle Peak (Coquihalla) and Rogers Pass conditions

Approaching Needle Peak.

Here is a brief report on conditions from Needle Peak (Coquihalla area) and Rogers Pass. On my way to Canmore I planned two stops - a quick ski at … [Read more...]

Rogers Pass: Significant changes to Winter Permit System

Skinning up inside Cheops restricted area.

Since the end of the last season the System underwent significant changes that were introduced to public at the beginning of this one. Anyone that … [Read more...]

Interview with Julie Matteau – Canada’s ski mountaineering champ enjoys every day in the mountains

Julie ripping powder at Rogers Pass.

A year ago, not many people involved with ski mountaineering and backcountry skiing knew Julie Matteau, except her touring friends and a couple of … [Read more...]