// Mandy Kenworthy

Kick it up a notch

There’s something brewing in the Kootenays besides Kokanee beer. The Kootenays have long been one of British Columbia’s premier skiing destinations, with both Red Mountain Resort at Rossl...
Marmot Basin PJ  Day

Fall Lines

PJ Day is here PJ Day has arrived in Jasper and up at Marmot Basin. On Friday, February 28 support the fight against autoimmune diseases. Check out findthecommonthread.com for some incredible prizes ...
Marmot Basin PJ day

Fall Lines

Jan Hudec breaks Canada’s alpine skiing drought at Olympics It’s been 20 years since Edmonton’s Edi Podivinsky stood on the podium following an Olympic alpine skiing event. Last weekend Banff’s Jan H...
//Trevor Nichols

How to control an avalanche

At 8 am on January 16, a group of Parks Canada employees sat in an office planning the best way to bomb the mountains. The morning began with a review—in painstaking detail—of the weather conditions....
//Tiffany Burns

Over the border

The experience of skiing Whitefish Mountain Resort is intertwined with visiting the western town of Whitefish, Montana. As you walk along Central Avenue, ducking in and out of locally owned shops, yo...
//Tiffany Burns

Beyond the grey

After a sunny drive along the Trans Canada Highway, pulling into the railway town of Revelstoke was actually kind of a bummer. A low cloud ceiling gave it a dreary, maybe-mining-should-still-be-the-m...
Silver Skate Festival

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Not just another winter festival Edmonton is well known as Canada’s Festival City. During the summer the city hosts the Folk Festival, Street Performers Festival, Heritage Days and the Fringe, ...
Ready for take off // Rocky Mountain Snowkite

Go fly a kite

At 68 years old, Vince Herchmer admits he makes an unusual poster child for kite skiing. Searching for images of the sport, after all, conjures a mosaic of snapshots that look straight out of the X G...
// KIA Speed Skating Academy

A different path to Sochi

Olympian speed skater Jeremy Wotherspoon’s attempted return to the competition at Sochi was shot down by “the blink of an eye,” according to the athlete himself. Wotherspoon, 37, sk...
Canadian Birkie

Fall Lines

Are you going to the Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival? I know there aren’t many fall lines in cross-country skiing, but the Birkie is definitely worth writing about in this feature. On Saturda...