Childhood friends embark on a journey past roads-end. Far from civilization, deep in the wilds of British Columbia, time slows as they align with their surroundings. Battling blizzards they quest towards untracked landscapes of powder glory. Through trial and triumph they tirelessly press on. The snow falls, the angst builds. Fever has set in…
In Part 2 of Seeking Nirvana, Mike Henitiuk, Joe Schuster, Riley Leboe and Matt Margetts shred Whistler Blackcomb and the Sea to Sky backcountry in hopes to cure their cabin fever.
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