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12 mistakes to avoid for newbie skiers

12 mistakes to avoid for newbie skiers

There are plenty of mistakes to avoid for newbie skiers. Skiing or snowboarding seems like such a silly idea. I mean, whoever invented these sports is some kind of crazy genius. Who would have thought it would be a good idea to strap your feet onto slabs of wood and slide down mountains in the snow!? My husband Marc was keen to attempt to learn to ski together, but I have to admit, I was very dubious at first. I…

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Cypress Mountain Silver Pass – Worth it?

Cypress Mountain Silver Pass – Worth it?

This year, Marc and I bought the Silver Pass from Cypress Mountain. This pass allows you to ski as much as you want when it’s off-peak times. We have used it on several weekends and even more for a few hours ski practice after work. Now we have had a Silver Pass for (almost) a season, it is time to decide if we should buy one again next year. So, I thought I should look back over the last few…

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Cypress Mountain Skiing – Christmas holidays

Cypress Mountain Skiing – Christmas holidays

Do you fancy skiing or snowboarding on beautiful North Shore Mountains, all within view of Vancouver? Well, skiing on Cypress Mountain is a really good option. Last year we took skiing lessons on Cypress Mountain after work, so we spent quite a lot of time up on this mountain in the dark. This year, we went back to see this pretty ski area in the daytime. It turns out, I LOVE it when you can see the views. We also…

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Snowshoeing for Beginners – Hollyburn Mountain

Snowshoeing for Beginners – Hollyburn Mountain

We had the best New Years Day ever! Marc and I were pretty relaxed on New Years Eve, but this meant we woke up full of energy on the first day of 2018. We had loads of fun on our previous snowshoeing adventure a few days earlier. So, we went out snowshoeing again, this time to the Hollyburn Mountain. The snowshoeing area, known as the Nordic area of the Cypress resort, is amazing! There are over 11 km of snowshoe…

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