Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Today was a tough one…. We went a little further and it wasn’t just harder, it was exponetially harder! Lots of fresh snow, tight trail and a very newbie rider (That’s me….). A special call out to Eric for helping right me (& get me to calm...
She Rides Again

She Rides Again

Ride #2 was up a favourite skiing destination for us: Bootleg Mountain. That’s where we did the most skiing last year and probably again this year. It was a different test from the VOR: steeper in parts, more narrow and windy. The trickiest new part was all of...
Mama’s First Ride!

Mama’s First Ride!

Starting back in August the plan was laid to enable me to have a sled, instead of riding double all the time. This plan was not cheap, and it was not quick but finally today it was achieved! What you need if you want another sled: A new sled: In this case a new 800...
Farnham Again!

Farnham Again!

Boy, do you ever feel small when you are lying in a tiny little cabin on the side of a glacier when the wind blows! All night we were buffeted by the winds, it almost felt like the hut would go sailing off in the night. It didn’t, of course, but it did shake...
Halloween Trip To Farnham

Halloween Trip To Farnham

2020-10-31 Farnham Day Trip Another chance to see & ski the glacier, lucky me. This time we went on a day trip with Steve.  No storms came up this time but, because it was a Saturday, there were a storm of people. About 30-35 or so. Half there to ski/ride and the...
First Backcountry Trip!

First Backcountry Trip!

2020-10-16 – Farnam Glacier My call to the bigs, my first overnight trip with Eric and Pete to the glacier. First of all, it is a pretty big trip from Kimberley: 1.5 hours to Radium, 1.5 hours on Horsethief Creek FSR in the truck, then another 1.5 hours on the quad...