Tree skiing around Kicking Horse Pass. Lynx and Hare from Confessions Of A Ski Bum on Vimeo.
“How long did it take to write?”, something I’ve been asked a lot since ‘The Icefields Parkway’ guidebook came out. Here’s a peak into the process of creating the topo map which you will find in the new book by […]
Emerald Peak is a long time classic ski descent found in Yoho National Park. We got to ski this 1200m vertical run on a windless sunny day with valley clouds as far as you could see. Emerald Peak from Confessions […]
I often get labelled at a “big line skier” or someone who only looks for deep powder but the truth is far from either. Backcountry skiing provides us with so many opportunities from breath taking summit views, following animal tracks […]
We get to live and ski in an amazing part of the world but sometimes plans don’t get the way you hoped. On Dec 12 2017 we attempted to ski Cobra Couloir on the North Face of Mount Temple in […]
The Kindergarten Couloir overlooks Boom Lake along the Great Divide in Banff National Park. It has become a classic due to being a quality line without a long approach. From the Boom Lake parking lot on highway 93 south follow […]
Sometimes conditions don’t work out and when they don’t you got to enjoy what does. An early season attempt at Grand Daddy Couloir turned into a couple of chill fan laps with great views and nice weather. Grand Daddy Couloir […]
In 2014 I spent a lot of time tracking the snow on some of the bigger lines around Egypt Lake Shelter in order to finally check them off my list. This three minute video accounts for about a month’s worth […]