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 Post subject: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:29 am 
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Hey fellas,

Not really a frequent poster but long time lurker and fan of the site.

I've been splitting the last two years and trying to find a way to combine my work with living in the mountains. Just recently a job opportunity has come up in Kitimat, located in coastal NW BC. Really close to Terrace (Shames Mountain Co-op) and Smithers :headbang:
Just wondering if anyone here has has any splitting (or general) experiences they can share about the area. Big decision and any help would be appreciated!

If all goes according to plan there will be one extra place in the area for other splitters to crash and have a few adventures!

Cheers,

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 Post subject: Re: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:50 pm 
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I live in terrace. The backcountry option here are endless. The snow is deep. It's uncrowded, shames is great. Like a lot of other places a snowmobile opens up soooo many other options. Especially for kitimat touring. Kitimat holds the canadian record for snowfall in twenty four hours, it gets deep here. Also there are a bunch of excellent overnight options using heli for access with cabins. They're a fifteen minute flight from town.


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 Post subject: Re: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:22 am 
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Thanks Skideuce

It's official, gonna be heading up there at the end of the summer. Time to start saving for a sled! I'm gonna be looking for partners so maybe we can link up at some point


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 Post subject: Re: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:41 pm 
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Just post here we'll get in touch.


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 Post subject: Re: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:22 pm 
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I just scored a job in terrace this winter I'll be up there right after Xmas. Bringing my split gear and hoping to meet up with some locals on my days off.


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 Post subject: Re: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 1:49 pm 
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Eco, puffnat and I are headed there in March. The touring from the resort looks pretty epic.

this is what got me stoked on it


http://www.tetongravity.com/forums/show ... ght=shames

thx for the info leelau


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 Post subject: Re: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:47 pm 
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Ill be working at Northern Escapes Heli for the season but want to explore and lay down some skin track when i'm not "working". The terrain looks amazing and I will have excellent knowledge of the snow pack.


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 Post subject: Re: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 2:02 pm 
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good to know avi man. i'll be in touch as the season progresses and hopefully hook up and tour.


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 Post subject: Re: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:47 pm 
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Talk to Gavin about it, looks like great terrain.....

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=13170

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 Post subject: Re: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:19 am 
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It is so sick. You wont regret it. I lived there a couple of seasons ago, and have been dreaming of it since.


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 Post subject: Re: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:27 pm 
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Location: Rosswood, B.C.
I live 40km north of Terrace. If any of you cats want to come up and split let me know. I can also look out my window at the peaks and let you know what the conditions look like. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 02, 2013 12:15 pm 
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Terrace is probably one of the best places in BC you could be based out of for backcountry access.


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 Post subject: Re: Smithers/Terrace Splitting - Your thoughts?
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