Archive for the ‘Outdoors’ Category

Line vs Armada

David Gluzman November 3rd, 2007

So.. Currently debating on with set of AT capable skis I’d like to get this year. I’m going for something relatively lightweight, but also a bit freestyle. I’ve looked at a bunch of stuff ranging from the Salomon Gun 1080s, Rossignol Scratch BC something or other, Dynastar Big Trouble (as I currently ride the regular […]

Get out of Calgary, go hike Nihahi Ridge!

David Gluzman June 24th, 2007

As with previous years when summer starts so does the hiking! This year was no different, and we managed to escape the clutches of the city and head out to nearby K country to hike up Nihahi Ridge. Pretty phenomenal hike considering it’s less than 2 hours from Calgary (Forgetmenot campground in the Elbow valley […]

Peak to Peak Gondola (Whistler/Blackcomb)

Ian Harding April 18th, 2007

For years, the two mountains (Whistler and Blackcomb) have glared at each other from a distance, separate by a single valley. Over the next two years, that will slowly change as resort owner Intrawest Destination Resorts will construct a gondola that will forever connect the peak of Whistler Mountain to the peak of Blackcomb. Peak […]

Weather hypochondriacs

MaxPower March 29th, 2007

This has been bugging me. The latest and greatest issue I have noticed is people fretting about the weather. Not severe weather per se (as in a big storm to come, so I am stocking up on rations), but fretting about pretty normal weather. Take for instance this anecdote: I’m riding home on the subway […]

Kicking Horse

David Gluzman February 28th, 2007

Last weekend was my first time at Kicking Horse (just outside Golden, BC). Had an awesome time, and took the advice of a friend to explore the “Fuzebowl”. Here we are at the top, and we’re about to drop in where those people are hanging off the edge: I’ve posted some more pictures on flickr. […]