Monthly Archives: February 2011

Shimano Ultegra Crank Failure

I was a very lucky guy today. I am constantly amused when the guys on my bike team brag about their latest carbon doo-dad which is 120 grams lighter then their old doo-dad. I don’t want something lighter. I want … Continue reading

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Alpentouring At Roger’s Pass, Glacier National Park, British Columbia

Looking at the Mt McDonald Chutes across the Trans-Canada Highway, from high atop the Cheops Chutes. You know you’re in the right place when the roads up to the ski area have snow stacked 45 feet high on the sides. … Continue reading

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Revelstoke, British Columbia

Believe the hype. Revelstoke opened only in 2008, but already it has gained a reputation as the skier’s resort. After my first day skiing here, I can report . . . the hype is mostly true. Simply put, you will … Continue reading

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Skiing With The Cousins

My little cousins, Jessica and Matthew, age 11 and 7. Their mother, Sarah, is my first cousin (my father’s brother’s daughter). Apex Mountain, British Columbia

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Hot Shot

Lowers, Kanaha today. I love my new Olympus camera with 30x zoom. The reef is almost a half mile from shore, and I was standing on the beach when I snapped this.

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Portugese Man-O-War

After returning from Europe Tuesday night, I went surfing at Lower Kanaha on Wednesday morning and one of these combative little fuckers lit me up pretty good. I actually never saw the creature. Probably what stung me was a detatched … Continue reading

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