Skier, mountaineer, photograph

Canada Day

How to celebrate Canada Day in the Yukon. Summer is wonderful in the Yukon. Days are endless, sunset are followed by sunrise and you can enjoy the midnight sun. We decided to gain a bit of elevation in the middle of Kluane national park for a couple of ski sessions. Thanks to Icefiel Discovery and…

Friends visiting part 2

More picture from a nice trip we had in Haines Pass, between Yukon, Alaska and British Columbia. The good snow provided us some easy travel. Snow conditions and the weather we very good. We had time to enjoy the nice surrounding. Temperatures were good. Good freezing conditions at night but  sometimes largely above Oc during…

Friends visiting part1

Before completely switching for  summer mode, it was still time to enjoy spring ski conditions. Put some friends together in a cabin nearby nice mountains, give them good skis and  a bit of snow.  And if the weather is cooperative, you will have a lot of fun. The goal of this trip was not to hit…

New snow

Finally, we got some new snow. Conditions are getting better. Easter week-end is closer than ever, time for skiers to go out. Another week spent skiing in the Chilkat pass area. Snowpack is still very thin for the season but we got some new snow. Haines Pass area received between 20 and 40cm of new fresh…

Good skiing

Few pictures from last week in Haines Pass area. Weather was great then slowly getting warmer, cloudy and eventually  the snow came. Conditions were not as good as they should be at that time of the year, but we found some nice slopes with correct and sometime good snow. It was not necessary to go…

Spring

Spring is in the air. Days are getting longer and longer, temperatures are climbing up to 0c, snow starts melting a bit down in the valley.  I started the day with nice northern light dancing in the clear sky, followed by a nice sunrise. At Haines Pass I met with 2 skiers from Austria, Mark…

Snowy day

We have new fresh snow…finally. I woke up early..very early, the full moon  was high in the sky, I guessed the weather should not be very good in the mountains but I tried anyway….let’s go to White Pass for a solo trip. At the summit, there was no visibility, a bit of SW wind  but…