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Mike Wiegele died July 15, 2021, at age 82. (Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing / Facebook)

Mike Wiegele, Blue River heli-skiing industry legend, dies at age 82

“He had an unparalleled passion for skiing (and) was a fearless entrepreneur.”

 

Photo courtesy Big White Ski Resort

Snow with the flow!

Skiing in British Columbia

  • Feb 10, 2021

 

Avalanche Canada is calling on backcountry users to submit their observations as backcountry businesses, that usually contribute to forecast data are closing due to the pandemic. (File photo)

Avalanche Canada calling for user data amid backcountry business shutdowns

They anticipate forecast uncertainty without help

Avalanche Canada is calling on backcountry users to submit their observations as backcountry businesses, that usually contribute to forecast data are closing due to the pandemic. (File photo)
Canadian moguls skier Brayden Kuroda passed away unexpectedly Monday, according to Freestyle Canada. (Freestyle Canada - Facebook)

World Cup skier from Okanagan dies suddenly at 19

Kuroda, who made his World Cup debut earlier this year, passed away suddenly Monday night.

Canadian moguls skier Brayden Kuroda passed away unexpectedly Monday, according to Freestyle Canada. (Freestyle Canada - Facebook)
VIDEO: Man in speedo skis along slushy Fernie street
VIDEO: Man in speedo skis along slushy Fernie street
Elevated Style

Elevated Style

Colourful ski fashion on the slopes of Big White Resort

  • Jan 21, 2020
Elevated Style
Rio Tinto donates $50K for Shames Mountain chairlift upgrades

Rio Tinto donates $50K for Shames Mountain chairlift upgrades

The money was used to purchase the chairlift’s bull wheel replacement last summer

Rio Tinto donates $50K for Shames Mountain chairlift upgrades
Rio Tinto donates $50K for Shames Mountain chairlift upgrades

Rio Tinto donates $50K for Shames Mountain chairlift upgrades

The money was used to purchase the chairlift’s bull wheel replacement last summer

Rio Tinto donates $50K for Shames Mountain chairlift upgrades
Jess, 6, and John Share from Kitimat rip down Panhandler on Kids Ride and Ski Free Day, sponsored by the Port of Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Kid-friendly ski day at Shames

There were 175 children who skied and took lessons for free at the Port of Prince Rupert event

Jess, 6, and John Share from Kitimat rip down Panhandler on Kids Ride and Ski Free Day, sponsored by the Port of Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Shames Mountain opening weekend delayed due to lack of snow

Shames Mountain opening weekend delayed due to lack of snow

The ski and snowboard season has been put on hold

Shames Mountain opening weekend delayed due to lack of snow
Shames Mountain will keep the bunny hill free of charge for learners after a high turnout last season. (Black Press File Photo)

Shames Mountain keeps bunny hill free

Co-op wants to make the sport more accessible for beginners

Shames Mountain will keep the bunny hill free of charge for learners after a high turnout last season. (Black Press File Photo)
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Hobby becomes career with mountain biking videos at Revel Co.

  • Oct 1, 2018
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films
Alberta girl, 10, dies from injuries sustained in school ski trip

Alberta girl, 10, dies from injuries sustained in school ski trip

Young girl passes away after collision at Castle Mountain Ski Area

Alberta girl, 10, dies from injuries sustained in school ski trip