Tag Archives: British Columbia

Backcountry Skier Dies in Whistler Avalanche

Whistler (BC), Canada – A 33-year-old Vancouver man died in an avalanche on Saturday while backcountry skiing in the Callaghan Valley south of Whistler. Whistler RCMP officers indicate that a group of 14 skiers notified them of the 11:15 a.m. incident by cell phone. Searchers with Whistler Search and Rescue located the body of Corey Lynam at around 4 … Continue reading Backcountry Skier Dies in Whistler Avalanche

Student Dies on Ski Trip to Whistler

Whistler (BC), Canada – A 14-year-old middle school student from Abbotsford, B.C. died while on a ski trip to Whistler Blackcomb on Friday. Vijay Manuel, head of MEI schools in Abbotsford, says that while on an MEI Secondary Ski and Snowboard Club with 11 students and two staff members on Friday, one student went missing. The … Continue reading Student Dies on Ski Trip to Whistler

Walk Off The Earth and Keys N Crates to Headline Whistler’s World Ski and Snowboard Festival

Whistler (BC), Canada – The World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) has announced artists for the Fido Outdoor Concert Series in Whistler this April. Canadian heroes, Walk Off The Earth and Keys N Krates will be playing free shows at Skier’s Plaza, at the base of Whistler Mountain, on the Fido Main Stage. Walk Off The … Continue reading Walk Off The Earth and Keys N Crates to Headline Whistler’s World Ski and Snowboard Festival

Monster Energy to Bring Boarderstyle Event to SilverStar

Silver Star Mountain (BC), Canada – Monster Energy will be bringing Monster Boarderstyle, a high energy, high impact spectacle of music, action, and energy to SilverStar Mountain on March 10-11. Four riders at a time will compete in a head-to-head boardercross-style race integrated with big slopestyle terrain features. Expect a unique course for each stop consisting of … Continue reading Monster Energy to Bring Boarderstyle Event to SilverStar

2017 Vans Hi-Standard Snow Series Hits Mt. Seymour

North Vancouver (BC), Canada – Following other stops in Canada, the U.S., Switzerland, Korea and France this winter, the Vans Hi-Standard Series — an international all-ages contest inviting snowboarders to showcase true style and expression in an open-jam format — returns to B.C.’s Mount Seymour ski resort this weekend. The inclusive snowboard jam will feature an … Continue reading 2017 Vans Hi-Standard Snow Series Hits Mt. Seymour

Ski Mountaineering Race March 18 at Kimberley

Kimberley (BC), Canada – Boulder Hut Adventures and Kimberley Alpine Resort will present their 2nd Annual Ski Mountaineering Race, The Northstar Ski Mo 2017, on Saturday, March 18th. A Poker Run format and obstacle course will be new for the 2017 edition, adding a few twists to last year’s race. The race will start in the Kimberley Alpine Resort … Continue reading Ski Mountaineering Race March 18 at Kimberley

New Zealand Snowboarder Found Dead on Whistler’s Back Side

Whistler (BC), Canada – A New Zealand man has died after falling in a sidecountry area of Whistler Blackcomb ski resort in British Columbia. The victim has been identified as Kieran McDonogh, of Rotorua, New Zealand, who was on a two-week trip to western Canada. McDonogh was found on Friday by a member of the public on … Continue reading New Zealand Snowboarder Found Dead on Whistler’s Back Side