Confessions of a Side-Slipper

I’ll admit to being very inspired by Stano’s recent interview with Trevor Hunt. One part that rang particularly true to me was Trevor’s comment: “Side-slipping is not steep-skiing, it’s just side-slipping”.¬†While I try to live up to this mantra whenever I find myself somewhere steep, I must confess to being a side-slipper. Paul and I[…]

Tricouni Peak Exploring

A bit of snow up high and no snow in the valley has meant that logging roads, normally inaccessible with a winter snowpack, allow access to high places that usually go unvisited. Tricouni Peak, just North of Squamish is one such zone. Tricouni gets a bit of attention in the summer as a scramble but is typically reserved for sledders in the winter.

Sunny day at Lake Louise

Steep Skiing – Lake Louise

After leaving the deep powder of Nelson, I made my way up through Revelstoke and over Rogers Pass to Lake Louise AB for the 18th International Hypoxia Symposium. A meeting of the best researchers in high-altitude medicine and any other topic pertaining to hypoxia. The location is chosen with the interests of attendees in mind[…]