The Canadian Pacific Railway has a deep history in the town of Golden, British Columbia. After all, this was the hub for Canadian Pacific workers as they constructed the railroad through the treacherous Rogers Pass pressing forward to the west coast. The difficulty of construction through the pass required Canadian Pacific to hire and import Swiss Guides to this region to assist in the navigation and safety of the railway and it’s workers.
Many of the Swiss guides never left Golden after the construction of the railway they set their roots and started families in the valley. There are several generations of Swiss guides still living in the Golden area including one of the forefathers of heli-skiing in Canada, Rudi Gertsh.
Just nine miles away from the downtown area of Golden sits one of North Americas newer ski areas, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. With terrain that is unmatched the Freeride Chronicles crew had to check it out.
Some people have dreams and some people live their dreams- and Dash Kamp is one that lives them. We will meet professional snowboarder Dash Kamp and get a little background on his beginnings in the sport.
Chatter Creek Catskiing is known for it’s Epic powder but as we discovered on our adventure it’s also know for it’s rugged beauty and Iconic Canadian Log Lodge. With a few Bluebird days in store, the team couldn’t have timed it better.
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