Monthly Archives: January 2015

Zoa Peak Loop: Not The Default Trip

Driving out of Vancouver, we had yet to decide where we’d be skiing that day, despite over thirty emails that had gone back and forth between us the previous week. The weather was unseasonably warm and rainy, so we weren’t … Continue reading

Posted in Backcountry Skiing, British Columbia (and nearby), Coquihalla, Outdoor Recreation, Trip Reports | 3 Comments

Vancouver Island: The Quiet Before the Storm

Another year was about to start, and this time we didn’t have plans to travel too far. We are excited about this upcoming year since in less than two months we are expecting a new addition to our little family. … Continue reading

Posted in British Columbia (and nearby), Random Thoughts, Vancouver Island | 4 Comments

Vernon and Kamloops: Winter Wonderland of the Interior

Finding somewhere to go over the Christmas break is always a challenge. Everyone is on vacation at the same time and therefore flights and everything related to traveling is more expensive. Things get even more complicated in the third trimester … Continue reading

Posted in Crosscountry Skiing, Okanagan, Trip Reports | 1 Comment

Red Heather: How to Avoid Becoming Jaded

Over time we become jaded: the same old activities only continue to excite us if we make an effort to view them with a fresh eye. This is hard, since by nature we seem to be sensitive to changing stimulation … Continue reading

Posted in Backcountry Skiing, British Columbia (and nearby), Sea to Sky, Trip Reports | 4 Comments

Hanging Lake: Hike-skiing, Ski-hiking, or Hskiing?

In the Coast Mountains, it’s not often that early season skiing starts at the end of December. This year, just like last year, is a late starting snow season. Somehow, during the years we have lived in Vancouver, almost every … Continue reading

Posted in Backcountry Skiing, British Columbia (and nearby), Sea to Sky, Trip Reports | Leave a comment