Category Archives: Canada

Avalanche

Avalanche on Fernie Ski hill

The other day, it struck me that “avalanche” is a metaphor that we often us in everyday life, yet not many of us have ever seen one—at least not first hand. I have never seen one either, but I saw the aftermath of one at Mount Fernie... [see more]

Snow Joke

Snow joke: Mount Fernie

Fernie had 11.5 metres of snow this year (that’s about 38 feet). The weekend before I arrived, there had been a big avalanche in the Cedar Bowl, and they had closed it to visitors. It snowed several times during the week I was there too... [see more]