This last weekend saw the largest storm in 40yrs to hit Sunshine Village. Over 125cms fell in 4 days! We were up there on Sunday, but high winds closed the lifts…. Monday therefore, was deeeeep! with very few people around. I was able to steal Sarah’s laptop to process my GoPro footage in all it’s [...]
New Toy!…. GoPro HD…. First outing, just stuck it on and went out to play: Pretty flat light, cruisy runs, first attempt at filming and editing…. so go easy on me!
La Nina is back. Snowfall warnings are in effect. An Alberta clipper is working its way into the valley right now…… Upto 25cm’s for the valley and more in the hills. Off to Lake Louise today and Sunshine Village tomorrow…… Bring it Ullr!
Snowfall warnings are currently in place across the mountains and the Calgary foothills….. Looks like Winter is finally on the way!
I wish more ski areas would do this. The Lake Louise Lowdown is a blog updated by the head of mountain operations at Lake Louise ski area in the Banff National Park. The site is full of inside information on how a major ski resort operates and is a fascinating read. I followed the posts [...]
Good news for PNW snow lovers, bad news if you dont like driving in snow (ahem!…Calgary!). The NOAA has advised that La Nina conditions developed over the pacific during June/July. This should mean colder temperatures, more weather fronts and more snow. The computer weather models have all agreed on a La Nina winter, but how [...]
Just been reading the story in the Sydney Morning Herald about the 1200 or so stranded up at Mt. Hutt down in New Zealand. When the weather kicks-in down there it can really catch people unprepared. By the sounds of things, Mt. Hutt staff did a great job, given the situation. A bit like being [...]