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Conditions Report: Coast Jan 25, 2016

January 27, 2017 |

The calm after the storm…  That was quite the week we just had, with insanely deep snow and touchy avalanche conditions. Now that the storm has passed and the snow is settling, the sun is gracing us with its presence! Yay! But with that sun, we are lured high into the alpine and tempted to ride big terrain… but, I would still stay cautious.Read More

Conditions Report: Coast Jan 18, 2017

January 18, 2017 |

As far as the snowpack goes, 30cm of new wet snow fell on a variety of different unstable surfaces (melt freeze crust, sun affected slopes, wind slabs, etc). That combined with a spike in temperature = danger.  I wouldn’t be surprised to see a ton of natural avalanches—hopefully no human triggered ones—in the next day or so out there.Read More

Conditions Report: Coast Jan 11, 2017

January 11, 2017 |

That arctic flow, she’s flowing heavy and cooooooold again! The latest dump brought Pemberton more snow than Whistler on Monday. Pemby received around 30cm while Whistler only got about 15cm. That wind, she’s still howling in the alpine! Get in those protected areas in the trees to find the goods! The … Read More

Conditions Report: Coast Jan 4, 2017

January 4, 2017 |

Cody McNolty and Jake Warner find some snow not affected by the wind on Jan 1 in Pemberton.   I’m surprised we haven’t just all blown away into Never Never Land with these insane winds we’ve been getting hit with wince the 1st of January. The last dump of snow … Read More

Conditions Report: Coast Dec 28, 2016

December 29, 2016 |

We honestly live in a paradise these days. Cycles of huge dumps followed by sunshine. Every sledder’s dream!! It snowed about 30cm in the last 3 days and looks like its going to continue to snow another 25-30cm in the next couple of days. Then, SUNSHINE on Friday!! The weekend … Read More

Conditions Report: Coast Dec 22, 2016

December 22, 2016 |

I like big dumps and I can not lie!!! This conditions report is brought to you by unicorns and butterflies! It’s what dreams are made of. It snowed about 50cm in the last 3 days and looks like it’s going to continue to snow another 20cm in the next couple … Read More

Conditions Report: Coast Dec 14, 2016

December 14, 2016 |

Holayyyyy, conditions are cold! I hope everyone has been staying warm out there and has avoided frostbite in these conditions.  A good trick my momma taught me was to rub on Vaseline to avoid having your balaclava stick to your face! It snowed about 30cm last week and has been sunny since … Read More

Conditions Report: Coast Dec 7, 2016

December 7, 2016 |

Brrrrrrrrrrrrr conditions are daaaaaaamn cold out there. So cold that your boogers freeze INSIDE your nose. No bueno. There is no sugar coating in this report ladies and gents. The snow has settled quite a bit in the past week throughout the Sea to Sky corridor.  Pemberton is sitting at a … Read More

Conditions Report: Coast Nov 30, 2016

November 30, 2016 |

Stuckfest 2016 came on strong in the Sea to Sky corridor of the Coast.  Holay!!! I hope everyone got out for some of their favorite kind of face shots the past couple of days! Pemberton is sitting at a base of about 2m and Whistler is sitting at a base of … Read More

Conditions Report: Coast Nov 25, 2016

November 25, 2016 |

WINTER IS HERE!! YEEEWWWWWW!!! Get out and rip! Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday has brought us over 1 meter of fresh pow above 1000m and it’s still PUKING with about another 45cm in the forecast for Thursday and Friday. The freezing level is supposed to stay around 1000m and could possibly … Read More