Tag: Gorman Lake

First Ride in the Mountains by Cody Borchers

My first ride in the mountains was in 1997 aboard my '97 Polaris XLT. Riding the backcountry in the mountains was a whole new experience. That feeling of being able to go…

A Positive Sign: Good Terrain Choice on a Deep and Touchy Weekend

They say that hindsight is 20/20. Looking back on the significant avalanche events that occurred just a few ridges to the south—as well as in the nearby Rockies—it's clear that the snowpack…

Avalanche Canada: Throttle Decisions Video Series

Avalanche Canada has produced an eight-part avalanche awareness video aimed at mountain sledders, named Throttle Decisions. The video series comes in response to the realization that there are two types of mountain sledders…

Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show Recap

It was big. It was shiny. It was the Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show (ASPS) in Edmonton in all its glory.   The 2016 trade show was much like those of years…

I Survived a Big Avalanche While Snowmobiling Video – What Happened?

A video called "I survived a big Avalanche..." shows a mountain sledder trigger—and survive—a large avalanche in the Gorman Lake snowmobile area.

Spontaneous Trips: Sled Golden

If there’s anything I’ve learned from the past few seasons it’s that you can never go wrong with spontaneous sled trips to Golden. Just check the avy conditions first. When someone says…

Gorman Lake, Golden BC

A medium–sized drainage that connects to a massive network of valleys beyond, Gorman Lake is the access point for exploration of a huge part of the Dogtooth Range of the Purcell Mountains.

August Sledding?

Well the footage was from the spring, but we finally found the camera that eluded us...  It was a long and somewhat painful journey deep into Lang Creek, but completely worth it...

Sunny skies, warm temperatures, and AVALANCHES!

As we settle into spring riding conditions, it is very important to remember a few things while traveling in the backcountry.  Just because it looks amazing, doesn't mean you should be anywhere…

gorman march 22nd

Headed out to Gorman Lake today with some friends to try out the vio p.o.v 1 helmet camera i just won at the Golden Film Festival...