A city boy heads for the hills!

What are dreams made of if you are a skier or snowboarder? For most, it’s bottomless powder and bluebird skies! What is it worth? Are you willing to pay large sums of money…how about blood, sweat, and tears? For us, it is the continuous goal. There is just something about the lure of deep powder […]

Christmas Shredfest

The yuletide is here. For most this is a time of celebration, a time to relax and enjoy the company of our loved ones. Generally, images of Christmas bring to mind being cozy and comfy indoors surrounded by presents, good food and good cheer. Sounds really nice doesn’t it…almost like the picturesque celebration for the […]

Shape up!

Camber-vs-Rocker-vs-Hybrid Regardless if you are a skier or a snowboarder camber and rocker are two words that have been introduced into your vocabulary. In this week’s post we take a long, hard look to define what they are and to help you determine which is better? First things first…  Let’s begin with what it means. […]

Mountain High

Sandwich Company We are all about venturing off the beaten path. From heading into the backcountry to finding the cool local places and events in mountain towns…the more unique the better. Many times this happens by accident and that was how we found Mountain High Sandwich Company. On our way back from opening day at […]

Need a lift?

As of last Saturday the popular ride sharing service, Uber, launched it’s first “snow” specific option powered by Backcountry called UberSKI. Now, snow enthusiasts can hail a ride using the new UberSKI feature on the current app. Patrons will be sent a vehicle equipped to take on the snow and ready to carry you and […]

Vocabulary Quiz

A recent fresh dusting of snow means many will be out chasing the goods today. Some will be racing to catch first chair, others will break out the snowshoes or cross-country skis and then there’s those that will be climbing to the top under their own power. This group will be heading out in the […]

A Town Untouched by Corporations – Part Deux

Last season was rough for almost all of North America including the Powder Highway. Early indications seem like this season could be a totally different story. As we’ve discussed, so far Revelstoke has been getting hammered with snow. That makes this the perfect time to finish the closing chapter from last years epic journey along […]