Winterstoke _ backcountry festival

1 evening of presentations to fuel your stoke for this up coming winter by the top backcountry names from Whistler. Mammoth ski resort map This is the winter to take your backcountry skiing and riding to the next level, this is your ticket to get the stills and the stoke for the season.

The 2016 Winterstoke festival funds were raised from a silent auction and liquor sales on the weekend’s opening event; the donations went to the Howe Sound Secondary School’s outdoor leadership class.


Snowmass ski resort We managed to raise $1,000, which is the tuition for one student to attend this class. Snowshoe ski resort weather We will continue this fund to support a student every year the festival runs, as well as incorporating space in the event clinics for students to attend for free.

This is for experienced split boarders who are wanting to push their riding into bigger, steep and more complex terrain. Co ski resort map We will focus on how to select objectives suitable for riding, how to assess conditions before you head out. Winterplace ski resort west virginia On route, guide Justin Lamoureux will give coaching on hazard assessment in alpine terrain, reading lines for riding and how to safely approach and descend big alpine terrain.

This clinic is for backcountry skiers and riders who want to spice up their backcountry adventures by covering more terrain and summiting peaks. Homewood ski resort trail map Learn to approach common ski mountaineering challenges systematically. Killington ski resort hours Hazard recognition and management, risk management, anchor building, rope descending and ascending, entering a couloir and complex glacier travel will all be introduced.

The backyard, and how good it is!! Spend the day touring around the Whistler or Blackcomb Backcountry with a guide, learning their secrets, spots and gaining some snow knowledge all while getting in some epic runs.

Justin has spent over 25 years strapped into a snowboard, and loves it more every year. Whistler ski resort jobs 2 winter Olympic and a Canadian Olympic record for guy’s halfpipe (7th in 2010), finals in major slopestyle and big air events, a few years racking in top boardercross results and first descents in Alaska and some others around the world. Whitetail ski resort mercersburg pa Justin has literally seen it all. Snowbird ski resort map Now the majority of his riding time is spent filming on a split board (check out “The Backyard Project”) and working towards being a full backcountry guide. Ski resort tycoon He also has a mechanical engineering degree and has a deep understanding of the mechanics of avalanches. Homewood ski resort Enthusiastic and always ready for a day of riding and teaching, Justin is a blast to ride with and is always ready with a useful tip to help your riding

Born in Red Deer, Alberta, Ross discovered the mountains as a teenager visiting western Canada’s best winter destinations as a sponsored snowboarder. Ski resort info At the age of 16, he was introduced to rock climbing through a local Whistler guide. Big mountain ski resort This experience completely captivated him and opened his eyes to the huge potential the mountains presented. Hotels near wisp ski resort In the following years, he completed his certification as an international mountain guide. Alta ski resort utah “I feel privileged to be able to work as a mountain guide, and look forward to sharing the thrill of the mountains with my guests.” Ross has guided, climbed and skied in the European Alps for the last several seasons. Sugar bowl ski resort When he’s at home he can be found working as a heli-ski guide in winters and climbing alpine rock routes in summer.

Julia’s grandfather sparked her love for sliding down snow on sticks. Are ski resort He was a mountain man and dragged her out on even the coldest days at a small skier-owned hill in Vermont. Telluride ski resort snow report She has been on the hunt for powder ever since. Homewood ski resort lift ticket prices She was part of the first all-female team to ski the Grand Teton, she has guided the highest peaks in North and South America, and her journey led her to become the fifth IFMGA certified woman in the US. She has taken her passion all over the world shredding first descents and composing her infamous poems. Wisp ski resort rentals She is now happily Canadian settled in Squamish with an awesome husband and two mini-rippers.

For the last fifteen years, Paul’s passion for climbing has taken him to five continents and over 25 countries for work and play. The canyons ski resort With over a decade of guiding professionally, Paul is in his element instructing in his home range or on a remote mountain peak. Alta ski resort hotels He has a penchant for establishing new routes and has made more than a hundred first ascents including two previously unclimbed Patagonian summits and “The Canadian Route” on Fitzroy’s South face. Mammoth ski resort elevation It’s the interaction with people that Paul loves most about the mountain lifestyle, he speaks English, French, and Spanish and values his friends more than any climb he’s ever done.

Kevin Fogolin is an avalanche consultant and forecaster based out of Whistler, BC with 17 years of experience in the avalanche field. Resort ski As a co-owner of Dynamic Avalanche Consulting, his company provides avalanche safety and risk mitigation services to a variety of industries both within Canada and internationally. Steamboat ski resort hours Kevin is always enthusiastic to share his lifelong passion for the mountains and his knowledge of snow and avalanches.