Pyjamas. Often used in the bedroom, less often seen in an outdoor alpine environment. On this occasion, the snowboarder in question has plumped for the red pyjamas with white flower motif detailing. One is forced to conclude that a heavy overnight fall of fresh pow meant he had no time to waste getting up the [...]
This man-chicken was first spotted alone on the mountain. But birds of a feather apparently flock together, and that turns out to be true of man-chickens as well, as three of the feathery skiers had fluttered together by the end of the day. One of them sporting a rucsac that seemed decidedly un-man(or chicken)-like. Man-chickens: [...]
In a seeming blink of an eye, but actuallly after what was an intensive ten-week course, the first group of skiers all passed their BASI Level 2, and now a whole new group of trainee ski instructors have arrived hoping to tread (ski?) the same successful path. There’s no rest for the wicked, or the [...]
Post CASI/CSIA level 1 success for all of the Peak Leaders Banff group has been about steeps, deeps and park. The riders have been hitting the park daily. Billy J hitting the boxes and big kickers….. The skiers used their big 3 lift passes for a day of steeps and bumps at Lake Louise [...]
Mountain cows. Difficult to track down and easily spooked, which meant that these shots had to be taken with a high-powered telephoto lens. On balance, it’s fortunate that husband and wife matching cow outfits remain a rare sight on the mountain.