Early January BC Report

Early January BC Report

The more things change, the more they stay the same as the saying goes. We’ve had a little warmth, a little wind, a little snow, but no big weather events to cause significant changes to the snowpack. That’s the way it seemed anyway until a big blow came in Monday and...
Word From the Trail – 2019

Word From the Trail – 2019

2018 blew out with fury, and 2019 came in cold and dry as an upslope left its moisture on the East side of the Great Divide, and brought us a wicked easterly blow. The winds on the last day of the year whipped the granular snow up into a ground fog of crystals, too...
Word From the Trail

Word From the Trail

The Holidays are in full swing, and the trails are in great shape to send 2018 off as a decent start to the ski season. While a couple of wind events sprinkled some evergreen needles and cones over the trails like pine-scented confetti that put a little hesitation...
’twas the week before Christmas

’twas the week before Christmas

The Holidays have snuck up on us like a speeding train and if all things go as planned, our mountain valley is about to be inundated with visitors, hoping to make some memories built up around a white Christmas and with days filled with the joys of winter sport. As...
Cross-country Backcountry Report

Cross-country Backcountry Report

Luck continues to bless the Fraser Valley with great skiing conditions as we approach the Holidays. A consistent layer of fluffy white has been resistant to the mid-day warmth that we all enjoy, but that earnest skiers know starts to alter the snow in ways less than...
Winter is Here for the Fraser Valley

Winter is Here for the Fraser Valley

Winter feels like it is in full swing in the Fraser Valley, as December has brought us temperatures that are reminders to keep a scarf and gloves at hand and regular light dustings of snow that can be brushed easily off the windshield without the scraping of ice. A...