Thursday, August 11, 2011

Ski Diva at Wildhorse

A group from SLC visit the Wildhorse last winter for some epic spring powder conditions. Here is the link to their pictures and reviews etc.

Saturday, April 09, 2011

Accepting bookings for winter 2011/12


If you book your next winter's vacation with a 25% before April 30th, 2011 then you get this years rates. If you pay in full prior to April 30th then you also receive a 10% discount. Bookings after April 30th get next winter's rates. The balance is due Dec 1st, 2011. Prices and Bookings available online. Our Current availability Calendar. Groups that booked last winter have first chance on booking their dates from last winter - until April 30th and then it's all open. See the photographs from the winter. Call 250-358-7277 or email

Friday, March 25, 2011

Custom Backcountry Skiing Adventures


Interested in learning more about backcountry skiing? Our Wildhorse Cabin is perfectly situated for backcountry skiing adventures. Located high on Wildhorse Ridge we can ski tour from the cabin to the summit of Wildhorse Peak and beyond. Great for mini-avalanche courses, steep and deep skiing, snowmobile assisted skiing adventures with Wildhorse, and custom guided ski touring adventures. Available from December to mid April. Ask for more information. Photos from a group of 4 that did 2 days of ski touring and 3 days of catskiing

Video of a tree well incident and rescue

incident from silver mtn


incident from a catskiing operation this winter

Monday, March 21, 2011

Rocking Horse

I like this photo. It shows a little of the type of terrain at Wildhorse Catskiing. Big mountains with some serious terrain and some great steep tree skiing all tucked tightly together. Yahoo!
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Counting vertical or overloading the bliss meter

Skiing Wildhorse Peak for the first time this season. This line blows the bliss meter off the charts. It's only 400 feet but this one you will remember for a long time. Its all about quality not quantity. Wildhorse Catskiing is right in the center of the Kootenay Powder Triangle and the snow quality is some of the best and the terrain is simply mind-blowing. But don't take my word for it - check it out for yourself.
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Friday, March 11, 2011

The endless snowfalls of March 2011

This winter has just continued from great skiing in December through January into February and then March we just got hammered and winter is showing no sign of slowing down. We had one day of sun this winter that was strong enough to put a crust on south facing slopes and then two days later it just dumped again and buried that so great skiing on all aspects again.

Sunday, February 06, 2011

Blitz Ridge

The happy crew after skiing the 2000 ft Blitz Ridge in perfect knee deep powder and sunshine. We even scored the first noboard descent on this one. If you have tried snowboarding and like it take off the bindings and try riding your board - that's noboarding! If you want to see more noboarding check out the video - Say Yes to the No
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Saturday, January 22, 2011

Back to Powder and Sunshine

Yahoo! 30cm of fresh powder and sunshine. Not much more to be said. Yahoo! Joaquin ripping it up.

Monday, January 17, 2011

The truth about catskiing

Sometimes the snow conditions suck and snow stability suck. We cancelled this weekend due to poor snow conditions and poor stability. Our policy when we cancel is to issue a full refund on the catskiing. On average over the last 6 years we have cancelled two days a season. It's hard for everyone but it's always the right decision. The typical conditions when we might cancel would be too much snow and too warm creating a double whammy of poor skiing conditions and high instability in the snowpack. Skiing at Whitewater or Red Mountain is usually a better alternative in this situation. We don't need lots of snow catskiing because we don't have the high skier traffic breaking down the powder like at a ski area. That is why we every day of catskiing at Wildhorse is likely to be your best day of skiing. No picture included because no-one needs a picture of skiing elephant snot.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Customer review by Visual Intensity

Customer Quote
"Well I gotta chance to go catskiing this past monday, and it was DOPE. Didn’t really get any action shots cause I was a little pre-occupied SKIING! Words really can’t explain the experience, its definitely something I would recommend to anyone into snowsports. It will however ruin every other resort day you have for the rest of the year because it simply cannot compare…"

Sunday, January 02, 2011

The boys from Catskiing.ca


These guys have the dream job - cruising around catskiing operations photographing themselves skiing powder. They do a great job so all the power to them. We were skiing together last week. If you are on facebook check this photo collection out.