Nice end to the year in the Blackcomb backcountry but it’s time for a reset. Solar aspects were getting warm in the afternoon and there was a bit of wind affect up high. Plus a few tracks out there…
Great skiing on Cowboy Ridge and the Corral Tuesday Dec 22. Singing Pass Trail is in great shape.
Great Duffey touring.
Pretty good conditions today in Blackcomb backcountry. Lots of good snow out there. Cham Chutes 1 is still rocky, I would suggest waiting til it fills in a bit more if you want to avoid core shots. Vista chute is filled in. Spearhead Glacier is in considerably better shape. The access from VistaBowl was quite…
More great touring off Whistler in the Oboe Creek area.
More good time in the Blackcomb backcountry on opening weekend. Used a rope crossing Spearhead Glacier from Vista Bowl – some open slots there as of last weekend. Upper Spearhead Glacier had numerous open slots, people had been working around them to access Husume. Good snow and coverage in upper Corona, the lower half had…
Opening weekend for Blackcomb = backcountry fun! Headed out past Decker towards Pattison. Slopes were wind affected up high but there were good turns to be had. Lots of open crevasses. I was pleased to need my headlamp.
Birthday weekend at Wendy Thomson Hut. Jonathan’s Images
Beautiful weather at Marriott Basin
Hard to beat a day like today.
Early Season on Brandywine Mountain.
Cheakamus Lake makes for a great backpacking destination with the munchkins.
Family backpacking trip to Tenquille Lake.
Canoeing with the munchkins on Bowren Lakes.
Family backpacking trip to Brew Hut.
Great trip to the Broken Group for a week of paddling.
Hiked into Rohr Lake with Teagan, Maia and Lucie.
Fun three family outing up to Tricouni Lake from Chance Creek.
Fun three family outing to Tricouni Lake from Change Creek.
Finishing off the season with Stu and Mike.
Great munchkin backpacking trip up Al’s Habrich Ridge Trail from the Sea to Sky Gondola with Mike, Lucie, Anna and Maia.
Phenomenal trip with good folks. After an early morning heli drop to Hibachi Ridge we made our way back to Wedgemount Lake via the Weart-Cook Col, with a side trip along the way to climb and ski the Owl’s Couloir. Bit of excitement with the shrund collapsing under a skier…
Spring skiing on the Duffey with Marty and Stephen.
Skiing behind Blackcomb with Antony.
Easter tour behind Blackcomb.
Touchy avalanche conditions so we skied out to the Corral on conservative terrain and stuck to mellow slopes. Set off a large sympathetic avalanche at the top of the Corral.
Another great day in the hills with Ziff.
Toured out towards Whirlwind and with Antony and Stephen for a pleasant day of skiing.
Made a trip out to ski vista bowl while the munchkin was at ski school. What a life! Thanks Whistler!
Quick trip to ski Husume and Corona.
Back out for another trip around the Spearhead – twice in two weeks! When a trip is this good it’s a pleasure to repeat.
Got out for a great day behing Blackcomb with Pascal. Good times.
Can’t beat a trip around the Spearhead, even if the weather isn’t perfect…
Touring out to the Shudder Glacier with Ziff. Good times.
Quick trip to Phalanx while my munchkin was in ski school. A slight navigational error created some stress getting back to post lesson pick up. Made it despite the challenge. I love Whistler!
Backcountry touring with Marty.
Mellow day behind Whistler
Great day on the Duffey
While my munchkin was in ski lessons I skinned up Flute looking for a crew to tag in with. Buyer beware! I met some folks who ended up triggering the depicted avalanche.
Quick trip to Cham Chutes and DOA.