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Forum: Western Canada   03-30-2016, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Loves2splooge
Castle Yesterday

For those that were there - you can post your pics here.

For my part, it was up there with the best days of the season. Definitely my best day in W. Canada this year. Long lift lines, zero...
Forum: Western Canada   03-22-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Loves2splooge
Just in case anyone is interested - we spent the...

Just in case anyone is interested - we spent the day on the Larch side on saturday. They opened elevator shaft so we hiked that a couple of times then had a blast in the lookout chutes and tower 12...
Forum: Western Canada   03-17-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Loves2splooge
nice one. Looks like we have some stormy weather...

nice one. Looks like we have some stormy weather coming into the rockies next week, about f-king time. The numbers are fluctuating but between castle, louise, KH & sunshine there should be some...
Forum: Western Canada   03-16-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Loves2splooge
FAO Pouts

Hey man, I know you're familiar with lake louise so was hoping to pick your brain. This is my first season with a pass there, but I've mainly been sticking to riding whitehorn 2, boundary and eagle...
Forum: Western Canada   03-16-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Loves2splooge
sweet man, thanks. Sucks about the leg! I...

sweet man, thanks. Sucks about the leg!

I haven't booked anywhere yet, I've got thursday-monday off work next week and will check some of the long term forecasts but I've never ridden wh20 yet so...
Forum: Western Canada   03-15-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Loves2splooge
Whitewater Peeps

I'm thinking of booking a place in Nelson next week for four or five days. How's the resort holding up? Looks like it's been a pretty sweet season so far, has the rain stayed away so far? Anyone got...
Forum: Western Canada   02-25-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,029
Posted By Loves2splooge
Do you access the headwall from the polar peak...

Do you access the headwall from the polar peak chair? They opened it this week! I'm heading down tomorrow so hopefully the saddles haven't iced up and headwall still has some fresh lines to be had.
Forum: Western Canada   02-22-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,029
Posted By Loves2splooge
Sounds pretty amazing. There's not much in the...

Sounds pretty amazing. There's not much in the forecast other than warm temps, but I'm hoping to find some pockets of the good stuff on Friday. Did they open corner pocket yesterday?
Forum: Western Canada   02-22-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,029
Posted By Loves2splooge
Pouts - how was it. Looks like they got 40cm of...

Pouts - how was it. Looks like they got 40cm of unexpected fresh on Friday?? Was that all the way down to base? It was raining in Kicking Horse!

I'm off to Fernie this thursday for the weekend....
Forum: Western Canada   02-22-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Loves2splooge
I ended up doing it anyway, it was great. 3 field...

I ended up doing it anyway, it was great. 3 field days - 1 on Mount Pulpet in the Rockies, 2 in Rogers pass. Balu Pass on one day and Bonnie Glacier on the last day. Great snow, loads of knowledge,...
Forum: Western Canada   01-26-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Loves2splooge
AST2 Course - Rogers Pass

Hey guys,

thought I'd throw this out as a long shot, next week I am booked to do the AST2 course in Rogers pass (Friday 5th to Monday 8th Feb). Due to unforeseen circumstances I can't do it any...
Forum: Western Canada   01-11-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Loves2splooge
Thanks for all the hints and advice guys - I do...

Thanks for all the hints and advice guys - I do love kicking horse and would say it's my second most frequented hill. For this trip we're looking a bit farther afield, powder depending. Looks like...
Forum: Western Canada   01-08-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Loves2splooge
Interior BC - HEEEEEEEEELP

Word up. I'm hoping this snowy front will dump in interior BC next week and I'm looking for suggestions / help on choosing our next road trip from Calgary. The two main options seem to be Big White &...
Forum: Western Canada   01-06-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Loves2splooge
Bow Summit - Back Country Trails

Hey Guys - just hoping for some local knowledge here. Me and a party are thinking of getting out in the back country this weekend with the conditions looking safe at all levels - but some of my gang...
Forum: Western Canada   01-06-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By Loves2splooge
I'm watching the forecasts intensely this week as...

I'm watching the forecasts intensely this week as I've got people over from Europe for the next 3/4 weeks. We spent the holidays in Fernie which was pretty good, still stashes to find in the right...
Forum: Western Canada   11-27-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,545
Posted By Loves2splooge
I'm leaving for Kicking Horse at lunchtime today,...

I'm leaving for Kicking Horse at lunchtime today, will be on the second gondola (as they raffle of the first and I'm just not that lucky)

:finger1:
Forum: Western Canada   11-17-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,747
Posted By Loves2splooge
Louise was amazing weekend just gone, nearly 3...

Louise was amazing weekend just gone, nearly 3 feet of snow since thursday, with 100km winds on the saturday night which loaded certain areas quite deep (and leaving some pretty thin). A few sharks...
Forum: Western Canada   11-09-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,747
Posted By Loves2splooge
So got out saturday and sunday at Louise this...

So got out saturday and sunday at Louise this weekend to get the old shred legs working, just the wiwaxy 5000 open but it was snowing nicely both days, only got a bit icy in the late afternoon and at...
Forum: Western Canada   11-09-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,256
Posted By Loves2splooge
I'd be around to guide you through the dive too,...

I'd be around to guide you through the dive too, but I'd probably want to do a few runs with you first, south side chutes & headwall - just to build you up. As they've said above, the gnar factor...
Forum: Western Canada   09-10-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,747
Posted By Loves2splooge
Might take you up on that, though I find it's...

Might take you up on that, though I find it's good to get out with a guide every now and then just to absorb some of their knowledge. That's why I'm doing the AST2 in rogers pass this year, so he can...
Forum: Western Canada   09-09-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,747
Posted By Loves2splooge
I went to Nakiska once last year, in March and...

I went to Nakiska once last year, in March and tried to do the hike out above the glades to ride down into the stream bed but there was literally no snow and the traverse track was just exposed rock....
Forum: Western Canada   09-09-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,747
Posted By Loves2splooge
I ended up getting the RCR super pass - as i did...

I ended up getting the RCR super pass - as i did over 50 days last year including a few at louise and 12 at kicking horse. I'm going to get a Marmott card for sunshine for powder days in the dive but...
Forum: Western Canada   05-06-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,747
Posted By Loves2splooge
It's tough really, my familiarity with is the...

It's tough really, my familiarity with is the reason for and against changing. I don't want to spend a long time finding all the fun zones of louise when I know where they are at ssv - however...
Forum: Western Canada   05-05-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,747
Posted By Loves2splooge
But you went back to SSV? Because I've had the...

But you went back to SSV? Because I've had the season pass at sunshine I don't get to ride louise much - been there twice this season - but I've had good times there every time.

My work permit...
Forum: Western Canada   05-04-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,747
Posted By Loves2splooge
Lake Louise

So for the last 3 seasons I've had a sunshine season pass, I got this as sunshine seemed to have the longer season, better snow and better day care facilities. I do like sunshine but I'm...
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