Clair Israelson. A legend retires.

Clair Isrealson has been a fixture in the British Columbia Backcountry for 50 years. He has worked with Northern Escape Heli Skiing for six years as the Heli Skiing Operations Manager and was instrumental in implementing our cat skiing backup program.

Eventually all good things come to and end and even the best men must retire. This was Clair’s final year running the show for Northern Escape Heli Skiing Weiterlesen

Chad Sayers skiing the steeps in Chamonix

Photo: Daniel Ronnback

I’ve been skiing in the Alps for the last month now… Mostly exploring the magical landscapes of the Chamonix valley in all different types of conditions with ski partner and photographer Daniel Ronnback, working a few short films as well shooting photos along the way.

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Members of the local community came together to fundraise for local kids to be able to ski

Shames, the local ski hill in Terrace, values community as a top priority. After all the community are the owners. As Canada’s first non-profit ski cooperative their main goal is to keep skiing and riding accessible and affordable. Even so, when it comes to school ski days for local elementary classes some families can’t afford for their children to participate. This didn’t seem right to Christian Theberge, manager of the My Mountain Co-Op, so he decided to do something about it. Weiterlesen

Chad Sayers paddling a kayak in Chile with his skis strapped to the side and another kayaker in the background

An excerpt from Chad Sayers Epic Trip ~ Sept 17th, 2014

In the pouring rain and stone cold winds, myself and two very humble yet well experienced friends, Steve Ogle and Kari Medig, set out in kayaks from the small fishing village of Puerto Cisnes, Chile. We were in search of three perfect snow-capped volcanoes. Weiterlesen