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Friday, September 17, 2004

Powder Skiing at Chatter Creek
                                                       Glacier Skiing at Chatter Creek
Welcome to our pages of useful and interesting links. We have grouped our links into the following sections. Either scroll down this page, or click on one of the following section links. If you have "landed" here through an outside link, this is part of the "Chatter News", containing many photos and all sorts of information about snow cat skiing at Chatter Creek. Visit our many photo galleries using the links at the top of this page.

Ski & Snowboard Links:
  1. Articles, Art and Photography
  2. Outdoor Activities near Golden BC
  3. Skiing News, Reports and Magazine Sites
  4. Sites for Young People
  5. Sites for Women Skiers and Boarders
  6. Sites for Seniors
  7. Sports Libraries and General Directories
  8. Ski & Snowboard Gear Suppliers
  9. Ski Clubs and Associations
10. Ski and Snowboard Sites
11. Backcountry Touring, Mountaineering and Rock Climbing

Travel & Miscellaneous Links:
12. Ski Holidays
13. Travel Sites
14. Resort Guides
15. Ski and Trip Insurance
16. Our Northwestern US Neighbors
17. BC & Local B&B and Hotel Accommodation
18. International Hotel & Discount Travel Directory
19. Friends and Special Interest Sites
20. Miscellaneous Sites
21. Other Gear & Merchandise

The "Travel & Miscellaneous Links" listed above have been moved to our "Chatter News Travel Links" Web page. Please also visit our page of Mountain Lodge Construction Links.
We are pleased to exchange links with Web sites that relate to our areas of interest. If you wish to exchange links with us, please email the Chatter News. (see the right hand column for e-mail info)

Wednesday, September 01, 2004

Articles, Art and Photography

Ski Photography by John Dougall - action shots of Chatter Creek cat skiing guests.

Mark Gallup Photographer
    Mark Gallup Photography of Brian Savard, Chris Collins, and Ryan Oakden riding and skiing the Chatter Creek powder.

Dan Hudson Ski Photography from many trips to Chatter Creek.

Articles on Powder Skiing at Chatter Creek:
Cat skiing: the Ultimate Experience, for Intermediate Skiers, a Typical Day , Mission Impossible , Getting There is Half the Fun

Steven Threndyle writes that "BC is Tops when it comes to Powder Skiing"

Marc Peruzzi writes in Skiing Magazine about Chatter Creek. Article Directory

The Pure West Web site. provides background information

PhotographyBLOG Film . Digital . Global . Personal is a resource designed to help people find all kinds of photoblogs

Art and Sports.Net - Pascal Jean Delorme, French painter. Snowboarding , skiing , windsurfing ,surfing , jet skiing , inline skating ,wakeboarding art...

Cat Skiing Articles - snowcat skiing: What is it?

Mountain - the ultimate directory of ski, snowboarding and mountain photography.

Photography - Camera reviews by photographers, camera classifieds, galleries, photography forums and more. - Back Country skiing photos: from Jackson Hole Wy to Whistler BC.

Outdoor Activities near Golden, BC

Alpine Helicopters Ltd. - Sightseeing, heli-hiking, heli-weddings and charters throughout the Canadian Rockies. Located in Kelowna, Calgary, Canmore and Golden. Suppliers to Canadian Mountain Holidays Heli-Skiing and Chatter Creek Snowcat Skiing.

Alpenglow Aviation - a year round air tour and charter business operating from Golden airport. Strategically located between the Canadian Rockies and Columbia Mountains, we have access to some of the most dramatic scenery in Western Canada. Also, suppliers of aerial photography to Chatter Creek Snowcat Skiing.

Campbell Icefield Chalet - backcountry ski touring in magnficent Rocky Mountain alpine terrain.

Canadian Powder Skiing Adventures - guided powder skiing day trips in the Canadian Rockies and Purcell Mountains. We take you where the snow is with bouth resort and backcountry tours.

GLACIER RAFT COMPANY - white water rafting in the Kicking horse River. Awesome!

Glacier Skiing at Chatter Creek - mellow skiing at an elevation of almost 10,000 ft. amid spectacular views of North America's Continental Divide. The largest and highest glacier in Canada regularly accessed by snowcat skiers.

Adrenalin Descents - Guiding and Training for ski mountaineering and white water descents.

Golden Alpine Holidays - surrounded by the Rocky, Purcell, and Selkirk Mountains. We offer simple, cozy, comfortable, backcountry lodge accommodation in a pristine alpine environment (backcountry touring).

Caribou Mountain Adventures - On the Caribou Backpackers Hostel. Summer and winter accommodation and a wide range of outdoor activities and programs.

Mistaya Lodge - idyllic backcountry accommodation with year round activities: hiking, scrambling, photography and mountaineering in the summer, and backcountry powder skiing, snowboarding and mountaineering in the winter.

Sorcerer Lodge - Selkirk Range backcountry lodging and adventures in both Summer and Winter. Hiking, powder skiiing, touring, mountaineering. Peaks to almost 11,000ft.

Skiing News, Reports and Magazine Sites

Chatter Creek Snowcat Skiing - Chatter Creek description on Heli Planet Web cat skiing and heli-skiing Web site.

PisteHors - Backcountry Ski and Snowboard News from France and other European venues.

CDN Rockies Ski Reports - Share your skiing and boarding experience by entering a Snow Report. - Freestyle Web Magazine

New England Lost Ski Areas Project - dedicated to preserving the vanishing history of New England Ski Areas no longer in operation

Tony Crocker's Informative Ski Reports and Other Ski Links (Snowfall Analysis) Newsroom - Daily Canada News by Lori Knowles

Off-Piste - the authentic voice of backcountry adventure

First Tracks Online Ski Magazine

explore Magazine - Canada's outdoor adventrue magazine.

Sites for Young People

powderpigs - a ski school for children at summit central at Snoqualmie pass, WA.

Sites for Women Skiers and Boarders is the on-line directory of ski lessons and programmes for women at over 200 resorts throughout the world. - a site for girls who know snow.

Woman Outdoors - Random thoughts of a simple woman with a love for the outdoors, skiing, rock climbing, hiking.

Sites for Seniors

Suddenly Senior A place for everyone who's become a senior before their time Global over 50 Ski Club The Internet’s number one source for lift ticket discounts, lodging discounts and ski travel discounts exclusively for skiers and riders aged 50+. Chatter Creek has very special offers for members.

Monday, August 16, 2004

Sports Libraries and General Directories

Adventure Sports online - directory of outdoor tours, products, associations, places to stay, interest groups and many other outdoor resources.

AMERIFINDIT.COM - Don't just search the Web, AMER-I-FIND IT!.

At Skiing - THE resource for Skiing! - directory of top tier directories plus skiing and snowboarding sites.

Global Adventures Directory - links to the best adventures, adventure travel and adventure companies from around the world

Italian Artists Directory - directory of the Canadian Rocky Mountains - bringing us together.

Canadian Sport - Canada's Sport Information Resource Centre.

Coastal - photograph and sports and activity directory for coastal British Columbia and other areas.

ExpeditionQuest - Information Clearing House for Expeditions.

Enhanced Entertainment - Celebrity Photos & News. Also winter sports and skiing links.

GravityDex - The GravityFed Sports Directory has over 1000 categories and 7000 links for your favorite adventure sports. - Portal for The Independent Skier

Mjmls Directory - also classifieds, bulletin board and skiing articles - community shopping site.

Sports Fans of America Association - one of the better Sports Sites on the Internet with a focus on issues affecting fans. - Providing you with the best web resources for travel, tourism and vacations.

Trebortrams Ultimate Web Directory - a growing directory that permits relevant information to be found quickly and easily.

The Virtual Library of Sport - the one-stop shop for quality sports resources on the internet - community Directory site.

Top Sites - the ultimate top list Web directory and place to buy.

Travel South America : Explore Argentina, the southernmost country in latin america. Learn about tango, gauchos and patagonia. Visit Iguazu, Bariloche and the Glaciers.

UK Sports Resource - lists all sport in the UK. - the best source on the planet for deep information about heliskiing and cat skiing. - Sports - Winter sports - Skiing - Alpine

Ski & Snowboard Gear Suppliers The Alpine Ski Guide to Everything Skiing - Comprehensive guides to Freestyle, Ski Resorts, Ski Racing, Winter Olympics and Ski Holidays. Come join our Alpine Community! - Sunglasses in 100's of styles and colors. At discount prices!.

Al's Ski Equipment Barn - Brand new, top quality ski and snowboard equipment and wholesale prices.

At Arc’teryx, our central purpose is to build better outdoor gear. All Chatter Creek Snowcat Skiing guides and staff wear distinctive Arc'teryx jackets. - Everyone's local snowboard shop. We have the gear you want from Burton, DC Shoe Co., K2, Oakley, Forum and more..

Hard Headed Sports - mail order supplier of the leading brands of ski and snowboarding helmets: Boeri, Giro, Salomon, Team W, OVO and Briko - Get out while you still can! Biking, skiing, snowboarding. This is a very busy site! Lots of content. - BEND Ski & Board Sport. YOUR source for board and ski gear online. All snow & water sports gear.

SHOP-of-Skiing: - all Skiing Equipment, Gear & Related Products

SHOP-of-Snowboarding: - all Snowboarding Equipment, Gear & Related Products: Snowboards, Bindings, Boots and more.

Ski & Snowboard Gear - US Outdoor Store. Free shipping and no sales tax on gear by the north face, salomon, volkl, atomic, lange, nordica, oakley, burton snowboards and K2 skis. Shop online at

Snowboard Equipment Shopping Guide - a quick and easy place to find the best deals on snowboards and gear from around the Web.

Snowboard Mountain - Let our mountain guide you to the right boards!

Snowshack: Ski, Snowboard, and Snowsports Accessories - HUGE selection of accessories to keep you warm, to cloth you, to protect you and to carry your stuff. Strictly snow stuff in stock year-round. Bags, backpacks, helmets, long underwear, snowshoes, gloves, shirts, vests, and more.

Safety Equipment for Backcountry Skiers
Snowsafe - Ortovox mountain safety equipment , Bolle ski goggles and Dakine Wrist Guards and Tuning kits for snowboards.

Ski Clubs and Associations

San Francisco Bay Backcountry Skiing - SF Bay Chapter, Sierra Club welcomes all who enjoy skiing and offers a variety of trips for both nordic and alpine tourers.

Whistler Weasel Workers - volunteer race workers who build world-class downhill and giant slalom courses for World Cup events. Join the Weasels in Whistler BC be part of the action. Support the Canadian Alpine Ski Team.

Skilaufers Ski and Social Club - serving the twin cities of St. Paul & Minneapolis.

Canberra Cross-Country Ski Club - the Club for All Cross-Country Skiers Living in the Canberra Region - greetings fron OZ.

Ski and Snowboard Sites

Winter Games and Winter Sports Forums - message board chat communities for every winter sports fan about winter games, skiing, ice hockey, NHL, snowboarding, skating and many others.

Ski & Snowboard Instructor Courses - Base Camp Group run ski & snowboard instructor training courses in Europe and North America.

Chatter Creek Snowcat Skiing - Chatter Creek description on Heli Planet Web cat skiing and heli-skiing Web site.

ABC-of-Snowboarding: All about Snowboarding in One Snowboard Portal - The Snowboarding Portal: Beginner Courses, Equipment Information & Buying Guides, Techniques & Styles, Historic and Background Information. All you need to Hit the Slopes.

ABC-of-Skiing: All about Skiing in One Ski Portal The Skiing Portal: Beginner Courses, Equipment Information & Buying Guides, Techniques & Styles, Historic and Background Information. All you need to Hit the Slopes. Connecting like minded adventure sports / travel enthusiasts for trips in the great outdoors.

Avalanche Outdoor Sports Online.

Basic Snowboard Camps - A British company offering European snowboard camps and trips for those on a tight budget or looking for something a bit different.

Downhill Skiing for Aspiring Experts -- Online Ski Lessons - is a downhill skiing site that provides downloadable ski lessons, modules, courses, and articles to help adult, recreational skiers become expert skiers. Surf Snow Skate Style - Your Surfing Super Store. - snowboarding store, forum, photos and live chat room.

Chatter Creek Snowcat Skiing & Snowboarding Snowcat Skiing and Snowboarding at Chatter Creek in the heart of British Columbia's back country wilderness.

Demon - the De Montfort University Ski and Snowboard Society.

Essential Travel Ski Guides - if you are planning a skiing or snowboarding holiday this season, then this is the place to look for resort information.

FEED THE - quality freeskiing and mountain biking articles, gear reviews, photos and videos. - one of the largest directories of ski holidays, resort info, snow reports, skiing news and events, gear, and more.

GONEboarding - uk snowboarding community.

Visit goodskiing - the site for skiers and snowboarders.

GravityDex - The GravityFed Sports Directory has over 1000 categories and 7000 links for your favorite adventure sports.

Kootenay Experience - We offer the most complete backcountry powder skiing experience available! - La Tania's unofficial locals site. Everything about France's three-valley area.

Mountain Tracks - Join us in 2004/2005 for guided backcountry and ski touring adventures in the Alps. - the seasonal Workers' website where knowledge is power.

Northwest Sporting
- Your Headquarters for Northwest Sports Information - a site for girls who know snow. - information about Canadian snowboarding destinations. The skiing and snowboarding site for skiing holidays, skiing resorts, ski chalet holidays, skiing jobs, ski property and access to thousands of skiing and snowboarding sites worldwide.

Ski Tips - for people going on ski holidays who require general information from learning how to ski better to looking up ski resorts or wanting useful links.

Snowboarding Holidays - Snowboarding Holidays and Related Links - discover the world of snow sports - skiing, snowboarding, Nordic, snowshoeing, telemark - Learn how, why and where you can participate..

Savvy Skiing - Online resources for skiing! - A resource for snow sports worldwide providing information on locations to ski and snowboard as well as sports related product links.

Snowboarding pictures, tips, tricks, news, chat, web cams, forum, and links engine. - the best source on the planet for deep information about heliskiing and cat skiing.

WinterSport - presents a comprehensive past, present and future view of combined skiing, ski jumping, biathlon and cross country skiing

Backcountry Touring and Rock Climbing

Bear Mountaineering & The Burnie Glacier Chalet - The remote Burnie Glacier Chalet, open in all seasons, is surrounded by incredible terrain for hikers, mountaineers and backcountry skiers. Unparalled experiences await you in the rugged mountains of northwestern British Columbia.

YAMNUSKA - Mountaineering in the Canadian Rockies. - the spirit of blackcountry glisse. The backcountry Web site of mountaineer, writer and photographer Louis Dawson. Dawson is the first man to have skied down all 54 of Colorado's 14,000 foot peaks.

Friends or Particularly Interesting Sites

Snowgo - a very popular snowboarding blog.
Outdoors Pro Skiing and Rafting - inane ramblings of a thirty-something professional ski patrol and Alaskan rafting guide.
thefrozenwave - a great photography blog.
Tours by HR Sport and Travel - small personalized tours of BC skiing for mainly Swiss skiers.
Snow Babies - the personal blog of a Yorkshire couple who seem to like snow.
They call me CRAIGER - the personal blog of an adventurer..
Bernard Wright's skibits blog - Comments about things that happen in real life, mostly at home (UK) and relating to skiing. Bernard is the father of a ski racer..

See also our Chatter News Travel Links site.