Back to school…Part 4

  Destruction! Like all things in nature snow can be beautiful or it can be a dangerous recipe that could kill you.  In Part 3 of the Back to School series, we covered the types of avalanches ...

A town untouched by corporations

Is there a ski-town left in North America that isn’t touched by mega-corporations, legal red-tape, and million dollar homes? The answer is yes! In a remote part of British Columbia there is one of t...

Back to School…Part 3

Avalanches  Yep, that’s right…Avalanches.  What does that mean?  It means not just one. Plural, more than one.  While multiple slides can happen at once, that’s not what is being...

Entryway to adventure and paradise

Whitewater Ski Resort Whitewater is defined as the part of a river that looks frothy because it’s moving very fast over rocks. So why in the world would you name a ski resort “Whitewater?” The ...

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...