Mt. Cain…finally!

The title says it all. After a two month drought, Mt. Cain finally opened this weekend with 120 cms of snow - 90 cms of it falling in the last week! This is the snow that fell on Mt. Cain AFTER we arrived Friday night. My good friend Nancy is shoveling out...

SNOW!

Finally, the drought is over, and it has been hyper-dumping. Mount Washington has received over a meter of snow in the last week, and the rest of the Island mountains are getting the same. Here's what our tracks looked like. Boot deep powder and more coming down all...

A Fortunate Series of Events

Saturday, February 1, 2014 was a very interesting day here at citizenclass.ca. I had decided, no matter the ski conditions or available ski partners, that I was going to Mt. Cain and I was going to do some touring. What ended up happening far exceeded what even my...

Kindred Custom Snowboards

You’ve heard it before. Its probably popped up in your FaceBook feed or arrived via one of those “forwards” emailed from your uncle Frank. “37 things dying people say they regret” or “advice to new graduates”. In one of those...

SUPER GROOMER!

And no - this has nothing to do with the beard I am currently sporting. I'm talking about skiing. Specifically skiing on one of those days when it is cold and clear, and fresh powder is a distant memory. The super groomer day. The day you go and find those few fast...

Hapush Bowl

It was very sunny at Mount Cain last weekend. Sunny, with mostly stable snow and very warm temperatures. With a season where I haven't done a lot of touring, it was a good opportunity to head out back. The hike over. Dave checks out one of the "doors" leading into the...