We spent 4 days in the Purcells living like Grizzly Adams in the Boulder Hut. The only way out was by chopper. Pics below.

Heli arriving to Kimberley Chopper arriving at Kimberley

Pilot with us Us with the pilot

Skidoo Baggage handlers!

Skinning Up Skinning up (think of attaching two stips of sticky carpet to the bottom of your skis!

CDB skinning Hard at work uphill

Snowy Jane Snowy Jane!

Frozen Waterfall Frozen Waterfall with Mark (our guide)

Fernie Backcountry Tamsin showing off her “Fernie Backcountry” pants
OUthouse Facilities…

View from Outhouse! View from the facilities!

At Boulder Hut Home away from home?

big Country Jane in the big country – Purcells Mts

Earn your turns! Earn your turns!

Hut in the sun The hut

G&T Backcountry style G&T Boulder Hut Style

Making icecream! Churning icecream!

Cathal entertaining Grace - or other way around? Cathal entertaining Grace

VIew from Hut View from Hut – Icicles meet Pines

Back to Fernie Back to Fernie!

3 Responses to “Backcountry Ski Trip”


  1. 1 Rachel February 7, 2008 at 1:30 am

    You guys look like awesome skiers !!!

    Can’t wait to hear the stories and get
    a firsthand account of the deep POW, POW …

    Tyler

  2. 2 muir* February 12, 2008 at 12:01 am

    que’ est ce que c’est que passe avec le barbe?
    Muir*

  3. 3 Jennifer February 21, 2008 at 9:19 pm

    Hi Cathal & Jane

    Great pictures. Looks like you had great time. Love the face on Cathal while he’s churning the icecream.

    Talk soon.

    Jen XX


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