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Early Season Turns at All Costs: 2015 Edition

November 7-8 2015, Elfin Lakes ski tour One year ago to this day, Neil Mackenzie, Arran Whiteford and I kicked off our 2014-2015 ski season with some great laps down Diamond Head, behind the Elfin Lakes shelter (see VOCJ 57, … Continue reading

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Joffre NW ridge

Some time ago Sam McKoy emailed me basically saying “let’s do something hard involving skis”. A little hunting around at photos suggested that we might be able to keep the grade on Joffre NW ridge down by bypassing difficulties out … Continue reading

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North Joffre Creek Horseshoe Traverse – April 6-8

Back in December, Sam McKoy and I, along with 4 others, attempted the North Joffre Creek Horseshoe Traverse. Our weekend of good weather became a Sunday of good weather and we started out from the Duffy Lake Road in rain. … Continue reading

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