Thursday, 31 December 2015

Ski Touring

Business Spotlight

Summit Mountain Guides

Located in Nelson BC, Summit Mountain Guides provide their guests with professionally certified, internationally recognized and experienced guides (IFMGA / ACMG) who take pleasure in helping you achieve your personal goals.

Summit Mountain Guides provide services and instruction for the vertically inclined. Their winter programs include;
  • beginner to advanced mountaineering
  • backcountry ski touring
  • ice climbing
  • rock climbing
  • trekking and hiking trips

Check their website for more details.

Phone: 250-354-7552

Address: 414 Beasley Street, Nelson BC. V1L 5M7



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Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Kite Skiing

Business Spotlight

PB Kiteboarding

PBK has the highest knowledge in the world about kiteboarding and snowkiting. Located in Canada the provide the following gear to their customers; 

  • Kites
  • Kiteboards
  • Harnesses
  • Wet suits
  • Dry suits
  • Accessories
  • Kites
  • Snowboards
  • Swivel Bindings Systems
  • Harnesses
  • Helmets
  • Protection Pads
  • Accessories
  • Kites
  • Land Kites
  • MBS Landboards
  • Dirtsurfer landboards
  • Skikes Inline Skates
  • Helmets
  • Protection Pads
  • Harnesses
  • Accessories 
  • Inflatable SUPs
New and Used




Check their website for more details.

Phone: 416-462-3791

Address: Toronto, Canada



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Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Martial Arts - Sword Fighting

Business Spotlight

Okanagan Combat Guild

The Okanagan Combat Guild is a group of people dedicated to the research and teaching of historical Martial Arts originating from Medieval and Renaissance Europe. 

They teach the following;
  • Longsword
  • Rapier
  • Medieval Wrestling
  • Cane fighting
  • Sword and shield
  • Dusack
  • Knife
  • Polearms
  • etc..

Check their website for more details 

Phone: 250-765-8678

Address: 1634 Harvey Ave. Unit 108/107 (Quest Martial Arts)



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Monday, 28 December 2015


Business Spotlight

Okanagan Gymnastic Centre

The Okanagan Gymnastic Centre offers recreational gymnastics for all ages, birthday parties, family drop in and teen / adult drop in. We also have competitive program for Artistic Girls , Boys and Trampoline and Double Mini.

Check their website for more details 

Phone: 250-765-0888

Address: 365 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC. V1X 2M9



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Sunday, 27 December 2015

Mini Snowmobiling

Business Spotlight

Outback Snowmobile Tours

Outback Snowmobile Tours is located at Big White Ski Resort just outside of Kelowna BC. They provide backcountry tours at Big White and also do mountain tours through their extensive trail network. Outback Snowmobile Tours also offers mini snowmobiling for children under 100 lbs to ride a machine in a mini z track / mini park.

No experince is to for kids to ride or to join a snowmobile tour.

Check their website for more details..

Phone: 250-491-6101 - Big White Activities Desk

Address: Big White Ski Resort, Kelowna BC


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Saturday, 26 December 2015

Cat Skiing

Business Spotlight

Catskiing Canada

Catskiing Canada provides news, information, videos and reviews on cat skiing destinations. Snow cat vacations and travel and they also provide information on winter skiing and snowboarding information.

Their mission is to share cat skiing with all skiers and snowboarders.

They have an online guide to cat skiing operators, write-ups and reviews, ski hills, lodging and much more...

Check their website for more details 

Phone: 250-765-9577

Address: 12280 Greystokes Road, Kelowna BC. V1P 1K3



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Friday, 25 December 2015

Sleigh Rides

Business Spotlight

Silver Star Mountain Resort

BC's 3rd largest ski area with incredible terrain, amazing snow and one of the most unique mid-mountain ski villages in Canada.

They have a wide range of activities to include the following;
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Sleigh rides
  • Dinner tours
  • Snowshoeing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Hockey games
  • Ski trip
  • Heli-skiing
  • Pinheads Bowling
  • Climbing wall
  • Mini Snowmobiles
  • Museum
  • Yoga

Check their website for more details 

Phone: 1-800-663-4431

Address: 123 Shortt Street, Silver Star Mountain BC. V1B 3M1



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Thursday, 24 December 2015

Ice Climbing

Business Spotlight


Backcountry is where you - the passion - addicted, tech-to-the-bone, performance-is-the-rule outdoor fanatics of this world - go to research, review and buy gear you need.

They have a wide range of products to include the following;
  • Ski
  • Snowboard
  • Fitness
  • Bike
  • Climb
  • Fly Fish
  • Hike & Camp
  • Paddles
  • Snowshoe
  • Run 
  • Surf
  • Travel Gear

Check their website for more details 

Phone: 1-800-409-4502

Address: 2607 S 3200 W, West Valley City Utah



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Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Winter Mountaineering

Business Spotlight

Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)

Mountain Equipment Co-op is a membership based company where there is a minimum annual fee.

All purchases support Canadian environmental causes. As part of an alliance of businesses providing financial support to a healthy planet, they commit 1% of gross sales to environmental initiatives.

They have a wide range of products to include the following;
  • Climbing
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Running
  • Travel
  • Snow
    • Backcountry Skiing
    • Downhill Skiing
    • Cross-country Skiing
    • Snowshoeing
    • Snowboarding
  • Water
    • Kayaks
    • Canoes
    • Paddle-boards
    • Wet Suits
    • Dry Suits
  • Yoga & Fitness

Check their website for more details 

Phone: 1-888-847-0770

Phone: 604-872-7858

Address: 130 West Broadway, Vancouver BC. V5Y 1P3


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Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Backcountry Skiing

Forum Spotlight

Backcountry Skiing Canada

Backcountry Skiing Canada's goal in creating this website and guidebook is to celebrate the mountain lifestyle they haven chosen and to share their backcountry skiing knowledge amongst themselves and with folks from away. As their website and the knowledge base grows with more contributions on the forum, they hope to build the backcountry skiing community, encourage safe travel through the mountains, promote a healthy appreciation for mother nature, and crank up the fun factor.

Check-out their website for more information

AddressNelson BC, Canada


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Monday, 21 December 2015

Martial Arts - Muay Thai Kickboxing

Business Spotlight

Pacific Top Team Kelowna

Pacific Top Team Martial Arts Kelowna is the largest Martial Arts Academy in Canada, offering a full weight facility, kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes (from 3-15), adults co-ed classes, women's only kickboxing.

The benefits of training in these martial arts go far beyond improving the physical aspects of an individuals life. The martial arts of Brazilain Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai Kickboxing are truly a vehicle for self-development and character building.

Check-out their website for more information


Address1745 Spall Road, Kelowna BC. V1T 7H4


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Sunday, 20 December 2015


Business Spotlight

Splitboard HQ

Splitboard HQ is a one-stop shop for splitboards, bindings, accessories and education courses. They have top brands with great prices and free or inexpensive shipping throughout Canada.

They provide the following;
  • Retails store
  • Services
  • Rentals
  • Courses
  • Guided Trips
  • Articles & Information

Check-out their website for more information


Address300-8435 Bowfort Road NW, Calgary AB. T3B 2V2


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Saturday, 19 December 2015

Ice Fishing

Business Spotlight


As the world's foremost outfitter we passionately serve people who enjoy the outdoor lifestyle by delivering innovation, quality and value in our products and services. They provide products for hunting, fishing, camping, GPS, optics and other outdoor gear.

For ice fishing gear and equipment they provide;

  • rod, reels & tip-ups
  • tackle
  • line
  • shelters & sleds
  • electronics
  • tools
  • augers
  • apparel
  • heaters

Check their website for more details 


Address: 766 Pandora Avenue East, Winnipeg MB. R2C 4S2



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Friday, 18 December 2015


Business Spotlight

Canadian Tire

Canadian Tire has a wide range of recreational sports equipment for the whole family to choose from. Check their website for more details and find a location here to you to purchase your equipment or order online.


AddressPO Box 2000, Station Main, Welland ON. L3B 5S3


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Thursday, 17 December 2015

Freestyle Skiing

Club Spotlight

Canadian Freestyle Ski Association

Canadian Freestyle Ski Association's critical mission is to win medals at the Olympic Winter Games, World Championships, World Cups and X Games by providing Canadians with quality freestyle skiing programs and services to build people, train athletes and deliver champions. 

Check their website for more details 


Address808 Pacific Street, Vancouver BC. V6Z 1C2



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Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Alpine Mountaineering

Club Spotlight

The Alpine Club of Canada

The Alpine Club of Canada promotes alpine experiences knowledge and culture; responsible access and excellent mountain skills. The club is the leading organization in Canada devoted to climbing, mountain culture, and issues related to alpine pursuits and ecology.

The club to additional annual camps, trips and training courses are also currently operating dozens of huts representing the most extensive backcountry accommodation system on the continent.

Check their website for more details 


Address: 201 Indian Flats Road, PO Box Stn Main, Canmore AB. T1W 2T8



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