Stories tagged: backcountry
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 6 p.m.
Boulder-White Clouds wilderness area preserves scope and beauty of the region
In August 2015, President Barack Obama signed legislation protecting 275,665 acres of the Boulder-White Clouds region as wilderness, ending decades of debate over what should become of the remote central …
Sun., March 8, 2009, 10:10 a.m.
Basic backcountry luxury
British Columbia has around 30 commercially operated backcountry skiing and hiking facilities that range from rustic cabins to swank lodges. While several years and a small fortune would be required …
Sun., March 8, 2009, midnight
Backcountry base for skiers
It’s no accident that backcountry skiers are coming home alive after pillaging the powder in the highest and most remote reaches of British Columbia’s rugged mountains. Nor was it a …
Sat., March 7, 2009, midnight
A higher-altitude calling
Grace Yancey might someday write a book about her childhood winters – the igloo playhouse, a breezy, three-sided latrine and visitors from around the world at her Little House in …