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Reflections in Ice

I am speechless as we drop below the surface into the cavern. Running water reveals ancient ice, the clearest blue you can possibly imagine. The floor is littered with powdery sand—the result…

Aaron Leyland – Pulling Focus and Putting on Miles

Leyland enjoys spending over a hundred days a year on his sled, wiggling his 175” powder-slayer/tree-trimmer through nicely-spaced old growth en route to filming locations, where he fully admits that he’s been…

7 Epic Craft Breweries in Mountain Sledding Towns

Here’s a list of craft breweries in mountain sledding towns which are definitely worth checking out once the snow ponies are parked for the day.

Andrew Munster – A Cornerstone of West Coast Sledding Culture

Andrew Munster is a multi-dimensional guy, and a one-of-a-kind when it comes to mountain sledding. He is best known for Munster Innovations, his company that designs top-quality aftermarket components for snowmobiles.

Khan Yong Gee – A Different Sort of Whistler Lifestyle

On a sliver of land at the end of the road, beyond the rows of ridiculously extravagant Whistler mansions, sits an RV that Khan Yong Gee calls home.

Land Use Proposals Threaten Snowmobile Access in the BC Sea to Sky

Right now there are a couple of public snowmobile areas in the Sea to Sky Corridor that are threatened by other user groups. Here's what's we can do.

The Future of Riding Mount Sproatt in Jeopardy

The future of riding on Mount Sproatt is in jeopardy. To prevent a weather-based closure from taking effect, riders are being requested not only to comply with the closure area, but to…

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?