Trip Reports

Recent Trip Reports

Every year we run dozens of incredible trips across western Canada and beyond. Here's a list of trip reports, complete with photos, for you to browse through.

Selkirk Lodge

Jan 11-18, 2020

Like last January we had incredible snow conditions: deep light Selkirk powder, and first tracks in the truest sense: being the first group on an regular ski program at Selkirk this season, most of the runs we did hadn’t been skied yet this winter!

Valhalla Home Run

Valhalla Lodge

March 8-15, 2020

It was a blissful week in paradise. With no internet connection for the majority of the week we were unaware that the world was rapidly falling apart …


Rembrandt Ski & Sail Slideshow and Photos

May 2019

This was our first of two Ski & Sails this past May, 2019. We had really calm weather this week, with cloud bands that made travel interesting but never impossible. It’s hard to beat the day we toured up into Tinayrebukta, my favourite little fjord. Or the traverse across the peninsula into Ny-Ålesund, a tiny research outpost at 79 degrees north, on the south side of Kongsfjord.

Skiing back down to the sailboat at the end of a day of ski touring on Svalbard

Svalbard Ski & Sail

May 2019

This spring I ran another two Ski and Sail weeks in the arctic archipelago of Svalbard: the first on the s/v Rembrandt van Rijn, the second on the s/v Noorderlicht, both traditional gaff-rigged schooners and perfect for exploring the coastal fjords of Spitzbergen.