Whistler has had a December to remember. Whistlerblackcomb Instagram photo.
It’s been a historically white December in Whistler, so white in fact that the 151 inches of snow that fell last month have beaten out the previous record of 149 inches that fell in 1994. Whistler Blackcomb spokesman Marc Riddell had this to say about Snowcember: “It was a phenomenal holiday period and we’ve got a great base to start the season, particularly given the snow we’ve had in the first days of January.” He added, “It took some time to arrive this season, but it’s not letting up.”
With that being said, let’s show you guys some evidence!
A view of Mt. Cheops from Bonne trees. Travis Rousseau photo. Canada is vast and in the winter it can be cold and snowy - which is why so many people love it here. But as big as the country is, there just aren’t many roads. If you want to travel from one part of the country to another, you are going to have the take the Trans Canada Highway (TCH) aka Highway 1 which is the 7,821-km-long artery of Canada connecting East and West. RELATED: Estes Park - Colorado's Best Backcountry Skiing
2019 was a wild year in the adventure world, with everything from first descents and ascents of the planet’s wildest peaks, to stories of incredible rescue missions in impossibly harsh environments. Each year, National Geographic selects of Adventurers of the Year, people who have accomplished things so out of the ordinary that they deserve higher recognition. Among those who have won this award in the past are Jeremy Jones, Alex Honnold, Kilian Jornet, and Hilaree Nelson, to name a few.
It’s been a bit since we’ve seen anyone channel their inner Erik Roner and point it straight off one of the biggest and proudest cliffs in Jackson – the massive air looker’s left of Cody Peak’s Central Couloir. With all-time snow coverage and a healthy dose of blue sky, @tmeador_ski hucked it off Cody this weekend, pulling his chute above a small crowd of gaping onlookers. RELATED: Julian Carr Explains his Cliff Hucking Process That wasn’t the only hairball