As temperatures begin to warm up at ski resorts across North America, several in-bounds avalanches have started to occur in recent days. One of the ski areas that experienced a slide was Sunshine Village, a resort in the Canadian Rockies in the province of Alberta. Related: 22-Year-Old Killed by Inbounds Avalanche in Closed Area of Lake Louise Ski Resort, AB […]
Spring has sprung, and some of you might be mothballing your snow equipment, but then there are the die-hard fans of all things snow who will not quit until the last resort is closed for the season. We had a look for our readers where in North America you can still get your turns in (and for how long). While […]
This weekend’s men’s FIS Alpine World Cup speed events were dominated by three countries: Norway, Switzerland, and Austria. After Friday’s downhill event had to be postponed due to heavy snowfall, the races kicked off on Saturday, November 26, 2022. The men’s downhill event was won by defending downhill champion Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, ending his Lake Louise drought. The Norwegian Kilde […]
Lake Louise Ski Resort in Alberta, Canada has had an awesome start to the season. In fact, the resort is having its snowiest winter since 1955! Almost 15-FEET of snow has fallen snow far. As you can imagine, ski conditions are on point. The resort currently has a 73″ base and there is more snow in the forecast.
Debatably the most-watched ski racing discipline, the 2021/22 Downhill series kicked off in stormy conditions this weekend in Lake Louise, Canada. Downhill features pure speed, with athletes reaching speeds up to and over 150km/h (93mph) through a single, timed run. After a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lake Louise found itself back on the calendar as the season opener […]
This article was written by Eric Lee O’Brien with Blackbird Mountain Guides on November 20, 2021 As the self-appointed Director of Snow Quality Assessment for Blackbird Mountain Guides, I ventured north to Canada searching for poutine, caesars, and pow. What did I find? All of the aforementioned Canadian specialties! Most importantly, I found what is very likely the best skiing […]
Lake Louise Ski Resort in Alberta, Canada, will open for the season today, joining nearby Norquay Banff as the first two resorts in Canada to open. Related: Mt. Norquay Banff, AB Will Open on November 5th | First Canadian Resort to Open for Winter 21/22 The couple will join the handful of resorts in the US that already have their […]
Two Swiss skiers will miss the first men’s downhill race of the World Cup ski season in Canada because they have refused the vaccination against covid-19. Canada requires international visitors to be fully vaccinated. Related: Plane or Train Travelers Required to Show Proof of Vaccination in Canada On Thursday, Urs Kryenbühl and Ralph Weber posted social media messages saying they had […]