Category: Coast

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?

Deep POW Conditions in the Sea-to-Sky Corridor

My first day on snow, November 16 was a deep one, with chest deep snow! Yes, I am short at 5’6", but that is still pretty damn deep! As they say, “it's on…

Pemby Life: Episode 4

They saved the best for last. A late winter storm brought an epic dump of cold-smoke powder. And collaborators Julie-Ann Chapman and Jonathan Schramm were there to make the most of it. The fourth and…

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 8, 2017

Holaaaay! Over 110cm has fallen in the Sea to Sky area of the Coast in the past week. It has been EPIC, not only in the Sea to Sky, but most of…

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.

Conditions Report: Coast Feb 9, 2017

Old man winter strikes again. These cycles of dumps followed by sunshine; holayyyyy we are lucky! With luck comes being snow smart, so please play safe out there! We received some good…