Tag Archive: canada

Feb 26

Skiing the Western Monts Chic Chocs, Quebec

A few years back, eager to check out terrain that we have been staring at from a distance for years (on prior hut trips in the region) we finally made it to the far western reaches of Quebec’s beautiful Monts Chic Chocs – beyond the boundaries of Parc Nacional de la Gaspesie. To kick things …

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Oct 01

Photo of the Week: Next Time

While on a week long traverse of the Haute Gaspesie in Quebec a few years ago, we tried to ski this beautiful little mountain when it was in our sights. However, the passing of a warm front, with its steady rain and snow-eating nighttime temperatures, had other plans for us. So we skied on, playing …

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Jan 01

Climbing and Skiing 2 Million Vertical Feet in One Year

Just yesterday, British Columbia based Greg Hill – a passionate and talented skier, husband, and father of two – successfully reached his goal of climbing and skiing 2 million vertical feet (670,000 meters) in one year. To accomplish this, he did not rely on chairlifts, snow cats, snowmobiles, helicopters to reach the top of his …

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Apr 20

A Tribute to Jack Hannan

In late March, Vermont-raised Jack Hannan – a inspirational and passionate skier, husband and friend of many – was taken by a Class 3 avalanche in British Columbia’s Coast Range. Local contributor to AdventureSkier.com, Dave Aronson (aka “Baker Dave”), who was a very close friend of Jack’s, shares with us below some personal thoughts about …

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