Finally! Some fresh snow.
There has been a lack of snow with very little, if any, since the beginning of January. So when the forecast called for a storm passing through with significant snowfall I headed for the hills.
The second annual Whistler Longboard Festival took place July 15, 2012 at the Whistler Sliding Centre. The course is 1.6km, drops 300 metres and includes seven hairpin turns. Riders leave the start gate in groups of six, tucking to gain speed and trying to stay low and in control as they slide around corners. Read the rest of this page »