Tag Archive: quebec

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 20

Adventure Skiing Slideshows: Kick Back, Support Wildlands, Get Lucky!

On October 24th and 25th, Moretown, VT-based skiers, photographers and storytellers, Brian Mohr and Emily Johnson, of Ember Photography, will kick off their 8th Annual Wild People, Wild Places Slideshow Series, with several shows planned for Vermont. They will begin the season with two showings of their multi-media slideshow, Two Wheels, Two Planks – Norway, …

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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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Aug 17

Photo of the Week: Deep Thoughts

It’s late August. Summer has crested. Pre-dawn temps might dip below forty degrees in some colder mountain zones this weekend. It’s dumping in the Andes. And the first issues of Backcountry and Powder magazines have already hit news stands. Ahhhh… It won’t be long now. Meanwhile, the hype about the winter season ahead has become …

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Jun 06

Water Fetching, Gaspe Style

With the intention of being back by lunch, we had left our hut with one full bottle of water a piece. It was late March, somewhere in the western Monts Chic Chocs on Quebec’s Gaspe Peninsula, not too long after sunrise. After skiing a beautiful run through a spacious spruce-fir forest into the depths of …

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