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...
BC XC Light Touring Report

BC XC Light Touring Report

The Thanksgiving weekend ushered the Headwaters of the Colorado region into winter with a couple of waves of welcome snow. The upper valley floors are finally white for what is hoped to be the remainder of the winter. The latest snow came with enough moisture and...
Thanksgiving Holiday Off-Track Report

Thanksgiving Holiday Off-Track Report

In stark contrast to this past summer’s heat, snow-lovers have been enjoying some nice crisp temperatures to preserve the snowfall from earlier this month. Mid November has proven to be dryer than previous weeks, making for some fast and variable conditions....
First Off-Trail Report of 2018-2019 season

First Off-Trail Report of 2018-2019 season

The Nordic season has begun for those skiers hungry to start sliding on snow this year, starkly contrasting last years late start, with some early season snows that are looking like they will stick around on the ground. Mid-October marked the first snowfall of enough...