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Forum: Western Canada   01-26-2016, 01:13 PM
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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, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
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, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
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, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
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, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
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, 11:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,983
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, 10:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,248
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, 02:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,248
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, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
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, 11:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,248
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, 06:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,248
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, 05:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,248
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, 11:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,248
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, 11:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,248
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, 05:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,248
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...
Forum: Western Canada   03-30-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,059
Posted By Loves2splooge
I'm heading to KH on Wednesday through til...

I'm heading to KH on Wednesday through til Monday. One last Spring outing for the season. Hope the temps stay down.
Forum: Western Canada   03-25-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By Loves2splooge
Update - managed to find some pretty good stuff...

Update - managed to find some pretty good stuff at the used/vintage shops down 17th ave and Zoe's thrift store on 14th street.
Forum: Western Canada   03-24-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By Loves2splooge
Retro 80s/90s Gear

So I've got some buddies coming over from the UK and we're heading to Kicking Horse for their slush cup weekends. We used to have retro shred days back in the day and I was hoping to do something...
Forum: Western Canada   03-12-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By Loves2splooge
Revvy will be rain, there's no way the temps will...

Revvy will be rain, there's no way the temps will come down enough for that precip to be snow. SSV safety team said their models show a decent dump on sunday.

Regardless I'm up there this weekend...
Forum: Western Canada   03-11-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By Loves2splooge
So snow-forecast is predicting a storm at SSV...

So snow-forecast is predicting a storm at SSV starting saturday and running all through sunday. If they're right about this I will forgive them.
Forum: Western Canada   03-03-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,274
Posted By Loves2splooge
Looks to me that from Thursday things are going...

Looks to me that from Thursday things are going to start getting WARM here in Western Canada. Highs of up to 10 celcius at some resorts all the way through the next 2 weeks. I hate to sound...
Forum: Western Canada   02-26-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By Loves2splooge
I was at Nakiska for their closing weekend last...

I was at Nakiska for their closing weekend last year, did the ridge hike at the top of the glades and rode down through the stream gully. It was waist deep. I really like nakiska when it's good, but...
Forum: Western Canada   02-25-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By Loves2splooge
I usually do this, but the forecasts on...

I usually do this, but the forecasts on snow-forecast and snowforecast have been completely out to lunch compared with theweathernetwork / in the snow etc.

Ah well.
Forum: Western Canada   02-25-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By Loves2splooge
The official Snow-forecast hate thread

I've never really held much belief in the forecasts on snow-forecast.com - but recently it's been way off. Forecasting big dumps and then literally nothing happening. I'm mainly looking at the...
Forum: Western Canada   02-23-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,241
Posted By Loves2splooge
photos from saturday taken from the bre-x entry ...

photos from saturday taken from the bre-x entry
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