Tag Archives: Snowboarding

Balu Pass (2070) Rogers Pass (19th March 2010)

Avalanche danger has been pretty bad for the last week or so with spring coming very early to Revelstoke and Rogers Pass. Freezing levels have been as high as 2000m at times and there’s been a handful of deaths (slednecks for the … Continue reading

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Grizzly Mountain Couloir 2757m (8th February 2010)

It’s been a long month of reading, watching the tele, pulling my hair out, watching the tele…. oh and reading since my toes got frost bitten. I’ve finally managed to get some boots back on, getting the toes punched for … Continue reading

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Mt MacPherson and The Womb, Revelstoke, Canada (3rd & 5th February 2010)

Right…. so this blog is supposed to be about being out in the mountains, snowboarding and just generally having a nice time. It’s been a bit difficult with frost bitten toes of late but I managed to get shoes on for … Continue reading

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Gram Counters…… (Jetboil Flash)

When I’m skinning, I tend to sweat a lot, so avoiding dehydration is quite a big thing for me. It has many negative implications: They say that when you lose 2% or more of your body weight in sweat, you reduce … Continue reading

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“Adventure is a sign of Incompetence”

I came across this quote while I was reading a really good book about Scott and Amundsen and their race to the South Pole. It’s written by a Brit (Scott and Amundsen: The Last Place on Earth by Roland Huntford) … Continue reading

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Survival Bivy Bag

So the unexpected benightment the other day made me think about how I could have improved my night out. A spare pair of socks is an obvious one and I will not leave home without them from now on. The … Continue reading

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Frost Bite! (Forever Young Couloir)

So here goes my first post and I suppose I’m the bearer of bad tidings….. I’m currently convalescing after getting frost bite on my toes after being benighted on the Illicillewaet Glacier two days ago. Not the most uplifting of posts … Continue reading

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