Canada Skiing

How I Went From Snowy Slopes To The Corporate Ladder

Emily Brydon | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Business
Emily Brydon

One of the hard realities of retiring so young from such a competitive industry is that your personal identity is often so intertwined with your professional personality that it's hard to separate the two. I found myself asking "who am I, if not the skier?" It was like starting from scratch.

Summer Adventure Awaits At Canada's Best Ski Resorts

Flight Network | Posted 04.19.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

When you hear the names "Whistler-Blackcomb" or "Sunshine Village," you probably don't think about summer. June, July and August may not be the best months to throw on your snow gear and conquer the steeps, but they are the best months for action-packed thrills, sightseeing and adventuring at your favourite ski resorts.

5 Lessons In Managing Negative Publicity

Mary Charleson | Posted 03.28.2016 | Canada Business
Mary Charleson

Somebody at Coors Light had a horrible, no good, very bad day last week. Several people at Rethink, a well respected Vancouver advertising agency responsible for the #BraveTheCold campaign, also likely had a sleepless night trying to put the breaks on creative that was set to launch that week, after negative publicity threatened to take over. And that doesn't even credit the hundreds of thousands spent on scripting, casting, filming and editing in the first place that became unusable. Ouch.

Spring Skiing Tips For Newbies

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Spring is the perfect time to start skiing. The weather is milder, the slopes aren't too busy and with softer snow, usually it is easier to learn on. To find out the top tips on how newbies can learn how to ski this spring, I spoke with Nick Castagnoli, Brand and Communications Manager, Group Rossignol, NA.

A Beginner's Guide To Skate Skiing

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.26.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Skate skiing is a relatively new technique that evolved in the early 1980s that completely revolutionized the sport of cross country skiing. In essence, it was discovered that ski racers could generate more power and propel themselves with more acceleration and velocity by employing a skate movement similar to ice skating.

Colorado Is Calling

Vitamin Daily | Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Ski bunnies in the know will tell you that the best powder and grooming in the U.S. is in Colorado. Plan on a few trips to this mountain state to shred the slopes and you're best off getting your mittens on an Epic Pass from Vail Resorts, which gives you unlimited access to five resorts in Colorado (not to mention seven others worldwide).

11 Pulse Pounding Adventures In Alberta

Posted 02.15.2016 | Canada Travel

License plates in Alberta have the phrase “Wild Rose Country” scrolled across them but after reading this list you might think “Adventure Capital of Canada” more accurate.

10 Facts You Didn't Know About Skiing In Alberta

Posted 02.16.2016 | Canada Travel

We’ve got a dozen fun facts (in infographic form) to help you formulate your Skiing To-Do List this spring.

The Dos And Don'ts Of The Slopes

Lisa Orr | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada Living
Lisa Orr

Winter is finally here! One of the best ways, in my opinion, to get through this cold and dark time of the year is to get out on the slopes. Whether you're a skier or a snowboarder, though, there are definitely some dos and don'ts of the hill that will help you have an awesome day.

A Beginner's Field Guide To Surviving The Slopes

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

The last time I donned a pair of skis, I was 15 -- and it wasn't even while cascading down a snow-white mountain. It was gliding down a modest hill in...

Ski Tips From A Newfound Skiing Addict

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

At 45, I am learning how to downhill ski and love it. To find out the best tips on how any adult can learn how to ski, I spoke with the experts. They ...

How To Prepare For Your First Ski Trip With The Kids

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Parents
Kathy Buckworth

Getting the kids out on the slopes early is a terrific way to set your family up for awesome family adventures and vacations for years to come. And while many parents look most forward to the après part of their ski trip most, with some pre-planning, getting the kids out there on the hill for the first time can be a fun and rewarding experience for everyone.

Canada's Top 5 Family-Friendly Ski Resorts

Allison Eberle | Posted 12.30.2015 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

Wherever you're located throughout the vast country of Canada, it's likely there's a quality, family-friendly ski area within reach. Make this winter one of the best ever -- and save big bucks in the process -- by staying close to home.

Drone Falls From Sky, Nearly Hits Skier During World Cup In Italy

CP | Eric Willemsen, The Associated Press | Posted 12.23.2015 | Canada

"It was huge luck that Marcel was not hurt."

Skiing The French Alps: Vive Le Difference

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 12.16.2015 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

Liste de seau is the French translation for the term "Bucket List". For most skiers, the French Alps is high on their list, and with good reason. The Alps are famed for their glamour, sophistication, and of course excellent skiing and even better après ski.

The Holiday Gift Guide For An Active Winter

Brent Bishop | Posted 11.28.2015 | Canada Living
Brent Bishop

Having the right mindset, a clear focus on health and the right tools can keep you active and healthy right into the New Year. Here are a few of my favourite picks for an active winter that can also make great holiday gifts for the active-minded.

Climate Change Means Rocky Patches Ahead On Canadian Ski Hills

The Tyee | Joshua Rapp Learn | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

How climate change is changing the business and lifestyle of skiing in Canada.

Grab Big Air At Revelstoke Mountain

Mark Sissons | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Travel
Mark Sissons

In skiing parlance, big air usually refers to launching off of large slope side jumps. B.C.'s Revelstoke Mountain Resort has taken the concept a step -- make that a giant leap -- further.

Get Ready To Hit The Slopes With These Exercises

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Whether you are a veteran on the slopes or a newbie braving the hills for the first time, the exercises below will strengthen your body so that you can ski and snowboard with (relatively) fewer aches and pains.

WATCH: Canadian Pro Skier Miraculously Survives 488-Metre Fall

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

“It’s like being in Mother Nature’s washing machine from hell."

Spring Destinations For Every Skier

Vacay.ca | Posted 05.10.2015 | Canada Living
Vacay.ca

Not everyone looks forward to seeing the snow melt. Spring is often the best season to hit the slopes, what with the warmer temperatures and longer sunny days. It's a time of year when a wide range of travellers share Canada's hills and mountains, from students on spring break to families on March Break to couples embracing that frisky energy in the air.

Travel: Panorama B.C.

Vitamin Daily | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Our winter weekend getaway to the new-and-improved Panorama Mountain Resort in southeast B.C. took us to the top of the world--here's our itinerary to help you achieve great heights, too.

Top Tips for Cross-Country Skiing Newbies

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.23.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Being outdoors and enjoying nature is one of the happiest parts of my life. Cross country skiing is in that category of happy experiences. In fact, it is probably at the very top of the list. It is an amazing way to be outside, get some fresh air and make friends. Best of all it is really easy to learn.

Here Is Your Inspiration To Keep Fit And Enjoy The Outdoors At Any Age!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada
Sacha DeVoretz

Sacha DeVoretz (author) and "Dundarave Dave" 70 years of age. In August 2013, Outside Magazine named the Grouse Grind one of the most dangerous hike...

Buckworth List: Ski The French Alps

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

The French Alps are on many avid skiers "bucket lists", but the expectation that the price is prohibitive prevents many from even exploring the possibility. Extra costs for lift tickets and lessons can escalate quickly. But in Valmorel France, the all-inclusive Club Med ski resort makes managing the cost easier than ever.