Tag: whistler

Springtime Heli-Sledding in Whistler

Milestones deserve to be celebrated. So when my 50th birthday rolled around this spring I decided to splash out on a daylong heli-sledding tour with Whistler-based Head-Line Mountain Holidays.

Do You Suffer From FOMO? aka Fear of Missing Out

If you find yourself regularly suffering from cold sweats, uncontrollable shaking or an agitated state leading you to constantly peer at your phone for weather and social media updates, then there is…

Vancouver Island Sled Bum, Tom Walker

With average winter temperatures above 5°C, Vancouver Island doesn't get much snow. So what's a sled bum like Tom Walker doing living there then?

White Gold Webisodes and Interview with Phil Yribar of 208 Productions

Traditional films can be hard to get to the masses.  I would rather have many people see the work I put so much time into than just a few because the rewarding…

A Look Back at the Last Ride of Spring

Like most spring days, as the hour hand moved past noon the deep, almost-pow turned closer to the consistency of wet cement. Clint and I kept going. It wasn’t really any harder…

Conditions Report: Coast Mar 29, 2017

Yup spring has arrived! We are losing snow pretty quickly in the valley now, but the alpine conditions around the coast are still killer. Freezing levels are rising but it's been staying…

Conditions Report: Coast Mar 23, 2017

Spring time conditions may be lurking around the corner… The valley sure is starting to show its true spring colors, you know, brown. But it's white up top.

Conditions Report: Coast Mar 15, 2017

Would you like a slice of pineapple with that? We just got our first warm wave of the spring season conditions. Before Tuesday, we got a good amount of fresh pow.

Conditions Report: Coast Mar 1, 2017

Same ol’ good exploring snow with not much changed in conditions since last week. But wait, we have some snow on the way! RESET! 45-55cm in the next 5 days with Thursday…

Conditions Report: Coast Feb 15, 2017

Snowpack Conditions As far as the snowpack goes, the new snow from last week has been wind affected, melted from the rising temps and sun baked.