Back to school…Part 2

  Now that we’ve done a brief overview of my experience and learned the place to gain avalanche education in the Sierra’s is Tahoe Mountain School (TMS), let’s take a closer look at what wa...

Back to school…

The mountain classroom If you didn’t notice the Sierras haven’t been graced with snow this year. Regardless, I can’t get it off my mind. This being the case I decided to do something...

Banff – A ski-town for everyone

A great place to rest and relax Waking up refreshed and excited for the new day, I immediately checked out the snow report to see how Lake Louise was doing. No new snow and none in the forecast. Sin...

The Powder Highway???

Our time in Whitefish, MT came to an end. The last few days there, we had been busy trying to plan our next move. After studying many forecast models the snow report for the Powder Highway was dismal....

Nachtspektakel

Nacht spek…what? Okay for those of you who are not familiar, Nachtspektakel (pronounced knocked-shpeck-tockle) or “Night Spectacular” in English, is a common European event that combines skiing,...

Not the average ski town

Whitefish, MT has a lot to offer with awesome terrain and a great town, but this place isn’t just a normal ski town. It is a mecca for anyone that loves being in the outdoors. The detour to Whitefi...

In search of new terrain

en route to the Powder Highway The journey from San Francisco, CA to the Powder Highway has begun. Word is, new terrain is open in Whitefish, MT, so a stop by Big Mountain is in order. To bypass diffi...