A Beginner’s Guide to Winter in Whistler

Whistler is a world-famous resort just north of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. The pedestrian village has won plenty of awards and Whistler was host to the 2010 Winter Olympics. It's the largest ski resort in North America and was my home for two incredible years. The main reason people come to Whistler is for... Continue Reading →

20 reasons why you should move to Whistler right now

Whistler is the largest ski and snowboarding resort in North America, but that's not the only thing that's great about it. You can hike mountains, camp under the stars, meet black bears, swim in glacial lakes, ride a mountain bike or an ATV, and so much more. Here are just 20 (out of hundreds) of... Continue Reading →

Snowboarding in Verbier, Switzerland

After arriving home from my first solo round-the-world trip I gave myself two weeks to unpack, say hello to friends and family, pack my snowboard bag and hit the road again. This time for the snowy mountains of Verbier near the French border of Switzerland. I had no job, no plan, not even a return... Continue Reading →

So you want to be a ski bum?

As summer came to an end and winter was rolling in I was struggling to find a job in any of the big cities.  I was lucky enough to meet a guy who knew a guy who would give me a job in Ohakune (pronounced Oh-ah-koo-nee). It was that easy. I hopped on the bus, arrived... Continue Reading →

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