W.T.H. is a Wayzgoose?

February 5, 2016 0

>>PETER WORDEN SPECIAL CORRESPONDENCE: WESTPORT, N.S. / NANTON, AB / VANCOUVER / REVELSTOKE Revelstoke, Nanton and Tiverton don’t have a lot in common, only that they are each three small Canadian towns, loosely

How To Forecast Avalanches

February 5, 2016 0

>>BY PETER WORDEN   Avalanche Canada is a pretty big operation. If forecasting manager Karl Klassen taught me anything about predicting and preventing avalanche disasters, it’s this: it’s really hard to

Winter “Honey, Watch the Road” Tips

February 5, 2016 0

>> BY IMOGEN WHALE There isn’t just one treacherous spot on Highway between Golden and Revelstoke. “It’s a crap shoot,” explains Const. Just of the Revelstoke RCMP. “It’s anywhere with

The Art of Train Graffiti

February 1, 2016 0

  >> BY  COLIN TITSWORTH The canvas is 55 x 13 feet, double-sided and 152 cars long. They screech, clunk, and rumble their way through town begging for attention. Rail

Tiny Timber is cut from the heart

December 1, 2015 0

>> BY ALLISON LAPSHINOFF   Like Nature’s gladiator, the tree struggles against all odds fighting for a foothold in the most extreme conditions. To Jamie Mayes, founder of Tiny Timber

How To Win at Winter in Revelstoke

December 1, 2015 0

>> BY JOHN DEVITT 1. Try something new. Give in to experiences that force you out of the comfort zone. All the gear shops are full of staff who can

Motha Trucka: The Epic Life of Thea Gray

September 1, 2015 0

>> By Peter Worden // Fall 2015   If you were once soaking in a hot tub and got sprayed by a snowplow that was (probably) Thea Gray. (She’s really very sorry.)

Melting Beauty

December 1, 2014 0

>> By Alison Lapshinoff Winter 2014, Issue #39   The 300-pound block was slick, cold. It had no handholds. A man in heavy gloves heaved its bulk toward the emerging

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