We've always wondered about Cascade Powder cats, we've even talked about stopping by on our way to Stevens on a killer day and seeing if they have any open seats at a discounted rate. What a great way to guarantee yourself killer conditions, fresh and bluebird.
You can't go wrong in B.C., I think B.C. is the worlds hidden gem as far as quality of powder and choices of operation. Your comment on a "snowboarders sense of terrain choice" is so true, that was one of the reasons we would go to Peak Adventures in Northern Idaho, Steve/Scotty really knew how to make it fun.