2020 Selkirk Lodge Jan 11-18

2020 Selkirk Lodge Jan 11-18

Winter in interior BC and Alberta has had a fantastic start this season. The last few weeks especially has seen a number of good, solid dumps. Even better, there haven’t been any long cold dry spells in the Selkirks which means no persistent weak layers like surface hoar or facets to complicate the snowpack. So I was really excited to ...
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Northern British Columbia - Burnie Glacier by Pictures

Northern British Columbia – Burnie Glacier by Pictures

Lee Lau and his friends booked a week with us at Burnie Glacier Chalet in March 2019. We had exceptional spring conditions and enjoyed some incredible tours up in the high glaciers ...
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The Gruvelagert Restaurant - Svalbard Fine Dining

The Gruvelagert Restaurant – Svalbard Fine Dining

Michelin level food in the high, high Arctic. Who would have ever expected this in a tiny shack at the edge of town? ...
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2019 Rembrandt Ski & Sail Slideshow and Photos

2019 Rembrandt Ski & Sail Slideshow and Photos

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

2019 Svalbard Ski & Sail

In May 2019 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 ...
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2019 Noorderlicht Photo Album

2019 Noorderlicht Photo Album

Svalbard has spectacular scenery, massive tumbling glaciers, and abundant wildlife. It also has innumerable, perfect ski peaks rising from the sea that make for some of the best skiing anywhere ...
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