Monthly Archives: November 2011

Telemagique Ridge: Blue Skies + Powder = Magic?

This weekend I organized an “intermediate friendly” trip to Telemagique Ridge. I chose this destination since I was hoping that the high access road would cut down our elevation gain to get to the good snow, especially important for a … Continue reading

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Bagley Lake: Soft Start to the Ski Season?

On the Remembrance Day Long Weekend we set out to get some early season turns with Anne and Marcin. The Mt. Baker area is supposed to be a good place for this, so we booked a cheap cabin and planned … Continue reading

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Saint Marks Peak: Definitely Not Unnecessary

St. Marks Peak is a small peak, more of a bump actually. However, it is quite a spectacular bump, due to the steep topography to the west and to the east, dropping down 1400m steeply to the ocean. The access … Continue reading

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