News, tips and advice for the mountains.
It is important to dress properly for the weather in Canada, which is colder than temperatures in Europe. This colder weather, where temperatures can dip below -30 degrees centigrade, is what gives us the Canadian wonderland of blue skies, six-foot snow drifts and ice palaces.
For those considering a gap year between school and university, the main worry we hear is that they will find it difficult or less appealing to return to education once they have taken time away.
We love watching ski movies, eating pizza and drinking beers! Make the most of your time at home and start watching films with us.
You’ll probably want to become a ski instructor so that you can ski all day and live in the mountains – and of course there’s no nobler calling in life than that.
So you want to be a ski instructor?
It feels good to put on that uniform, you’re a respected member of the mountain community, you hold a great responsibility – keeping people safe and helping them to enjoy the sport you love.