Whistler Backcountry Skiing Blogs

December 24, 2010
Storm Skiing for Christmas

Cool little video a client and friend made about a stormy day ski touring the musical bumps on Whistler Mountain Yesterday, December 23, 2010. It was a long one, nearly 8 hours, but the video is short. Enjoy that Christmas Snow!!

December 18, 2010
Ast Level 1 - an excerpt from a 35 minute classroom session

Here is a portion of our last Friday's Ast Level 1 class. I wanted to post this to give potential students a quick look at a bit of one of our classroom sessions. This, of course, is not intended to take the place of any type of official avalanche training. It is only to be used as a reference and is a good idea to watch before your Ast Lv 1 class. Thanks and dont fall asleep, I'm watching!:


December 4, 2010
Video Production with Coast Mountain Guides

As many of you know, CMG is very active in helping filmers get the shots they need. We have assisted with various forms of adventure filming in the past few years including working with Olympic ski teams to obtain footage for their trainers to use, we were active in filming for the reality TV show for kids and recently just helped Helly Hansen in filming a commercial for Resort TV! As well as helping others we also lug our cameras out on nearly every tour/course we do. Stay tuned to our videos page for updates throughout the season.

December 2, 2010
Avalanche Courses filling up fast

We are getting more interest than ever this year in our Ast Lv1 and Ast Lv2 courses. Please contact us asap for more information on reserving a spot in on of our many courses. For more information please view our Courses section of our menu or go here for course dates for Ast Lv 1 classes

November 19, 2010
Whistler opening day

Nov. 19th 2010, Opening day on Whistler Mountain with a bunch of my best friends. Doesn't get better than this: two runs off Lesser Flute, 6600f of elev. - 10C temperature, 40cm of HST, the SP was thin but we had good fresh turns. Avy danger was low or below threshold and we had limited visibility. Let the season begin... G.

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