Monthly archives:March 2010

This upcoming weekend (April 2 to 4th) the Gathering at Red Mountain Resort takes participants on a historical perspective of skiing in the decades past, with spoken word, written word and images presented by true skiing adventurers. Come celebrate the history and soul of skiing at Red Mountain Resort. What better way to celebrate than…

Sure, there was a boatload of photographers and cinematographers at the Red Bull Cold Rush. And then there was me, with my little Nikon point and shoot, capturing all the action behind the action–taking shots of people taking shots. It took nearly 100 people to make the event go off. 100 people at a boatload of cash…

Red Bull Cold Rush has wrapped. After three days of major logistics, gnarly skiing and some serious partying, we have winners, we have unbelievable content and we have another notched in the legendary totem of Retallack Lodge. Full props go to the Retallack staff for smooth and safe travel in the mountains, unbelievable food and…

It was hard not to notice the Red Bull girls staring at Karl. Even though two helicopters buzz about, a herd of snowmobiles come and go, they were looking at him. “Why can’t you take your eyes off of him?” I have to ask, catching them in the act. “We don’t know,” they say. Karl…

The backwater shred tap is turned on full. Retallack Lodge, Red Bull and Freeride Entertainment have employed the mind blowing skills of the world’s skiing elite for a one-of-a-kind freeskiing competition. With over 6 motion cameras capturing the on hill action, with a crack team of editors and graphic effects artists holed up in the…

You want to know about ski style? Well dig into the cool uphill and downhill vibe at Nelson BC’s Whitewater Resort as Arc’teryx videographer and KMC circulation manager Angela Percival and her team capture all the action of this year’s Kootenay Coldsmoke PowderFest. Coldsmoke Powder Festival 2010 from ARC'TERYX on Vimeo.

Bruno Long is an aspiring photographer living in Revelstoke, BC. He spends his winter nights roaming Revelstoke Mountain Resort in his snowcat while spending his days touring in the Revelstoke and Rogers Pass areas. Here is his 2nd place winning show from the Kootenay Coldsmoke Coldshot Photo Challenge, presented by Arc’teryx and Kootenay Mountain Culture…

Devils Range Trip Report, by Chris Rowat Feb 18 – 22, 2010 On February 18, Mike Moor, Bruce Gardave, Randy Richmond and myself embarked on a unique Kootenay adventure. Our destination was the Devils Range, a small but dramatic series of rock spires deep in heart of Valhalla Provincial Park. Unseasonal springlike weather was in…

She lives up in the tiny outpost settlement of Trout Lake, where noboarders inhabit turn of the century hotels and shred some of the deepest, character-laden powder in the Kootenays. Jenna, who’s beautiful noboard image graced our winter cover, submitted a beautiful slideshow for the Kootenay Coldshot Photo Face-off. Enjoy. Kootenay Coldshot – Jenna Low…

Well hey, you could say we’re flirting with the big time here. I spent some time at the Olympics with a friend and editor at The New Yorker magazine, Nick Paumgarten. He’s an amazing writer and all around good guy with a long family ski lineage (he love’s skiing Baldface too). We spent some time…

He’s mega talented and a resident of the zone, Grant Gunderson hails from the PNW and recently placed 2nd in the recently held Coldshot Photo Contest. Here’s his slideshow. Hang back, put it on full screen, turn up the speakers and be prepared to have you ski socks blown wide open. Congratulations Grant. Grant Gunderson…

2010 brought blue skies and sun for the 4th annual Coldsmoke Powder Fest, held at Whitewater in Nelson, BC. Highlights included the ROAM Randonee Rally, Valhalla Pure Powderkeg Slopestyle, Scarpa Poker Run, Gerick’s Banked Slalom, killer socials, and a variety of clinics taught by the pros. Go here are a few photos from this years…