Insider information on the ski & snowboard industry and our ski and snowboard instructor courses.
Last season Whitelines Snowboard Magazine came to visit Nonstop in Fernie to take a look at our 6 week “MTM” off-piste camp. As well as spending some time with our instructors, they got to experience the heli trip to Boulder Hut, where they stayed and toured the backcountry on splitboards for 4 days.
Here’s the article that appeared in issue 99 (Words and photos courtesy of Ed Blomfield):
Out here there is no sound. Since the chopper dropped us at the cabin and turned back towards civilization, its rotor blades Read more »
I have to confess to being somewhat of a technophobe; I can get by but don’t ask me how something works, it just does! The same used to be the case with snowboards; I didn’t put any thought into how my board was working, I just worked it! I’ve ridden many boards and have always had a good time on them, so I guess I figured all the tech talk was just that… talk! I recently got to sit in a few tech sessions on Nonstop’s instructor courses in Canada and it got me thinking of my favorite boards and asking why they were so much fun!? Read more »
We’ve just had a ski review from Vaivods, one of our Master the Mountain crew in Fernie. He’s just invested in a pair of Blizzard’s The Ones (can you pluralize “The One”?). It’s all very a la mode…
This week, I traded my slim and slender slalom skis for a voluptuous pair of Blizzard‘s “The One IQ-Max”. The One (and its feminine counterpart – the Crush) is favored by many of the veteran mountain pros here at Fernie and seems to be among the hot skis this season. If you’re looking for a solid off-piste ski that also performs on the groomer, the One could be right for you. Read more »
Aldi isn’t the first shop that comes to mind when looking for ski and snowboard clothes, but you might want to get yourself down there in the next couple of days to snap up a bargain.
I love that little section in Aldi with all the seasonal gear. That’s quite a statement, considering my blood boils every time I set foot on a high street. Read more »