It’s too far. Doesn’t it get really cold there? Why go all that way for a week when you could just go to the Alps? Just some of the comments and questions that came up whenever I said I wanted to ski in Canada.
But there’s supposed to be easy tree skiing and the scenery looks out-of-this-world, I’d say, still drawn by the idea. And, despite the naysayers, I finally took the plunge, visiting two of Canada’s best known resorts, Whistler and Sun Peaks in British Columbia. Here’s what I learnt from my ski holiday in the big C – and everyone thinking of going should know.
1. Off piste isn’t scary
“We’ll just cut down between these trees, across that traverse and over to the run in the distance,” said…