With over 17,000 on-mountain beds in Canada’s largest ski-in ski-out village, 119 runs, five powder bowls and plenty of sunshine, you’ll soon realize why Big White has been consistently voted as one of the top ski resorts in the world and the best ski resort for beginners in Canada.
Nowadays on my bike, when I get to the top of a climb I love to sit and enjoy the views, maybe crack a can, but most importantly, feel that connection with the land and with the people I am with. I wonder sometimes how far my bike will take me…
The title for the ‘birthplace of freeride mountain biking’ could go to either Williams Lake or Kamloops. Both central BC towns have deep roots reaching back to the '80s and '90s pioneering this more extreme side of riding.
The diverse terrain of BC's Southern Interior creates endless possibilities for mountain bike trails with a landscape dotted with historic farm breweries and orchard cideries conveniently located for that post-ride bevie.
Behind Penticton's relaxed vibe, groups of passionate locals were quietly crafting large networks of trails for mountain biking and one of the most robust beer scenes with the highest brewery per capita ratio in Canada.
During the great Arctic snowpocalypse of early 2022, while local pipes froze and roads became luge runs, some optimists continued to find ways to turn challenges into opportunities. New ice routes went up on local waterfalls, snowmobiles became an acceptable grocery store commute vehicle—and Eric Carter, Paul Greenwood, and photographer Chris Christie decided it was time to ski the first known descent of the north gully of Siám’ Smánit, the Stawamus Chief.