Whistler Coldsmoke Backcountry Skiing

Post by WildSnow.com blogger | November 22, 2010      

Skiing the backcountry outside of Whistler for the opening weekend delivered the goods. I think the photos speak for themselves, so I’ll let them.

Zach takes a turn...

Into the white room (yes, there is a person in there).

Two weekends of blower bluebird pow and backcountry skiing, is this really the PNW?


10 Responses to “Whistler Coldsmoke Backcountry Skiing”

  1. jota November 22nd, 2010 10:34 am

    meah… doesn’t look that deep.. that snowboarder is just falling over..

  2. Mark W November 22nd, 2010 12:29 pm

    Drool. That’s all I’ve got. Nice conditions Louie.

  3. Sky November 22nd, 2010 12:40 pm

    Looks like there’s more on tap later this week!

  4. andrew C November 22nd, 2010 1:24 pm

    If it’s Whistler, no, it’s not really the PNW. It’s the PSW. You’re in Canada, eh?… 😀 Looks schweeet. We are getting hit here in the interior as well. Happy, happy, joy, joy!

  5. Mike Traslin November 22nd, 2010 2:18 pm

    Good one!

    Had some similar results on the Blackcomb side…..If it made things easier at the boarder I would not have any issues with calling Washington a province….or BC a state PSWNW….. ❓ :mrgreen:

  6. Geoff Thomas November 22nd, 2010 4:38 pm

    It looks so cool!! Great shot.. thanks 😀

  7. patb November 23rd, 2010 1:12 am

    Blizzard in Seattle! I think Snoqualmie will even have powder in the next few days! Hope to make it up to Baker soon though!

  8. Matt November 27th, 2010 12:25 pm

    Those are some beautiful shots Louie! We got a good dumping of snow in the past two days and I’m just getting ready to go up for a post breakfast shred. Zach is in that powder deep!

  9. Zachary Winters September 26th, 2011 12:40 pm

    Haha it’s pretty fun to dig through old trip reports in search of some pre-season stoke and realize, “Hey, I know that guy…that’s me!” I had no idea those photos went up till just now, a year later. Haha great shots Louie, I remember those turns like they were right now… mother winter is on it’s way boys!!!

  10. Lou September 26th, 2011 1:12 pm

    Hi Zach, glad you found those! Enjoy! You guys have a terrific and safe season up there! Lou

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