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  • Whistler's Aussies Celebrate

    With its many Aussie imports, Whistler turned into the place to be on Friday afternoon during the country's annual day to celebrate all things Australian. Australia Day in Whistler? Should be more like Whistler in Australia Day. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Speeding in Blind White at Cypress

    When the fog rolled in after 50+ centimetres of snow at Cypress last week I headed for the trees where there were tons of fresh lines still to be had late into the afternoon. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Mount Seymour Snowshoer Safe and Sound

    An injured snowshoer who fell 100M and spent two nights in the cold, wintry weather was rescued from Vancouver's Mount Seymour today - thanks to a brief break in the continuous snow. Full Article

    20th January 2007

  • Stellar Season for Whistler

    Snowfall at Whistler Blackcomb reached record highs this month and the mountain is already close to beating it's annual snowfall average with 877 centimetres or 345 inches of snow falling in Whistler this season. According to available data, is the most the resort has seen by this time in January ever. The previous record was 827 centimetres by January 31 in 1992. Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • Whistler All White

    Whistler Mountain received 72cm of snow on the first day of the year and more is on the way. Heavy precipitation is predicted throughout the rest of the week and if temperatures stay low it will be another serious pow party in what is already a record setting winter. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Cypress Bends in the Wind

    Santa and Rudolf weren't the only ones to roll into town on Christmas Eve in Vancouver. Another gust of wind shut Cypress Mountain's Peak Chair for the entire day and had virtually the whole mountain on standby by early afternoon. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Sweet Symphony at Whistler

    No wonder word's out it's the best early season ever for Whistler Blackcomb. Not only did they open a new $9 million chair last weekend, to christen it they had 60cm of fresh snow to add to a cumulative total of, oh…19 feet! Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Winds Whip Whistler

    It's business at usual at Whistler Mountain after nearly 60cm of snow and winds as high as 150km raced through British Columbia last night. Full Article

    15th December 2006

  • Whistler's "Flute" Gets a Lift

    Whistler Blackcomb celebrates the grand opening of its new $9.5 million chairlift - the Symphony Express - on Dec. 16th, but not everybody is happy about it. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • They're Giving it Away at Grouse

    With one of the best November openings on record, rather than rake in the cash, Grouse Mountain decided to give everybody a free day of free skiing and riding last week. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • On Cypress Mountain

    Cypress was sunny and soft Friday after an enormous week of snow. Full Article

    5th December 2006

  • White Out at Whistler

    Ski Season '06 has the snow gods in full effect at Whistler Blackcomb. Full Article

    5th December 2006

  • Whistler Serves it up Fresh

    Mother Whistler gave up the goods Saturday offering fresh pow on a platter for the throngs of American visitors who made the right plans for the Thanksgiving holiday. Full Article

    29th November 2006

  • Mt Seymour Smarts

    Often thought of as the last of the local mountains, Vancouver's Mt Seymour uses its head to keep people happy. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • It's Game On for Whistler Blackcomb

    Not only did Whistler Blackcomb open on Saturday, those there had to have their game faces on early. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Grouse Turns a Cool 80

    Grouse Mountain opened for their 80th winter season last week and all indications are that the mountain with the best view on Vancouver's North Shore will roll for 80 more. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Whistler One Week Early

    Whistler-Blackcomb will open one week early after receiving several large snow dumps last week and the prospect of more before Saturday's first session. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Cypress Slated for Record Opening

    Cypress Mountain is just about ready to ride for the winter season. The hill is slated to open Thursday for daytime operations in what could be its third earliest opening day ever. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Cypress Ready for Paralympics

    By Miguel Strother The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games says several venues will open well in advance of the Games. One of those venues is Cypress Mountain's freestyle and snowboard site, which VANOC says will be completed by Fall 2007. Full Article

    1st November 2006

  • Whistler's Liscomp Eyes Arosa

    By Miguel Strother January's World Snowboarding Championships in Arosa, Switzerland kick off a whirlwind year for pro snowboarder Crispin Liscomb. The Championships will be the first in a 10-week run of contests that has the Quebec City native and Whistler local flipping 900s between Switzerland, the U.S., Italy, Japan, Korea, and Canada. Full Article

    1st November 2006

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