This past winter Island Lake Catskiing and Mica Heliskiing partnered with award winning Sherpas Cinema to create some spectacular ski and snowboard footage. The Balance of Powder is a 23 minute TV show created for Island lake and Mica. A large portion of the Sherpas full length movie ALL.I.CAN was also filmed at the 2 locations.
Even before starting to write this article, I was frustrated by the fact that snowboarding and skiing have two different names. It makes the whole discussion around the two colossally worthwhile ways of playing in the snow so very awkward.
Take for example the phone conversation that begins many a day on the slopes: You want to say, “Hey bro, wanna go skiing tomorrow?” Cat skiing.