Houseblend posts by Alle

AMGA Ski Guide Exam In G3's Backyard

I have worked as an instructor / examiner for the AMGA (American Mountain Guides Association) since 2006, and for the past 6 years we have been running some of our courses and exams north of the borde...

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AMGA Testing In The Spearhead

The Spearhead traverse.  A ski mountaineering classic in all respects. Summits, cols, glaciers, steep descents, it has it all and options abound at every turn.It had been a few years since I was last...

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Easter Surprise

Hut keeping at my backcountry lodge (Valhalla Mountain Touring) can be a mixed blessing. If I don’t have any friends come up here to stay with me, then I usually can’t be too inspired to go out an...

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Earning Turns On Mt. Currie's South Face

I grew up skiing in the mountains in the sea to sky area (BC, Canada), and it is safe to say this has been one of the lowest snow years I can remember.The low snow made year made for bigger travel day...

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Ascend Splitfest

Successful Ascend Splitfest 2015

We're eager to support our regional splitboard festivals to help grow the community, so we were delighted to get this update from Lukas after another successful Ascend Splitfest in Jasper recently...

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#SkiCityShootout With James & Reuben #ForTheWin

G3 ambassadors Reuben Krabbe and James McSkimming headed south to Salt Lake City last month to hunt fresh pow an ski away with another notch on their belts; a 1st place finish in the #SkiCityShootout.

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