Sarah Leishman

Bitten But Not Swallowed - Wayne Flann's Season-Ending Avalanche Ride
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:06
"I veered off to the right, watching my tips reach solid snow, but within a few seconds, the tails of my skis were grabbed by the rushing torrent and I was turned 360 degrees in the air. During these brief seconds, I felt my left femur spiral and fracture..." Wayne Flann walks us through the events that put his season on hold in this latest update...
Kasie Stroshin: Assistant Product Line Manager - Skier For Life Robin O'neill photos
Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:59
Kasie is an Assistant Product Line Manager here at Arc’teryx - and has a lifetime of experience in the mountains, particularly on skis. Local photography legend Robin O’Neill and I headed out on a little ski tour of some  of Whistler Blackcomb's backcountry tenure with Kasie to hear about her time with Arc'teryx and how her background as a freeski athlete got her to where she is today...
Chris Burkard's Best Of 2014: Top Ten Moments
Tue, 01/13/2015 - 18:04
From polar plunges in Norway to heli flyovers in Alberta, Canada - photographer Chris Burkard can likely list off thousands of moments in his life that would blow the minds of even the most weathered traveler. We decided to keep it simple for 2014 and asked Chris to name his Best Photos Of 2014. Here are his Top Ten Moments...
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:21
Day two of shooting wrapped up late last night for the Arc'teryx Deep Winter Photo Challenge Presented by GORE-tex at Whistler Blackcomb. Photographers Rich Glass and Michael Overbeck connected with a few of the teams to see what they're up against as they prep for Saturday's big show at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. 
Wed, 01/07/2015 - 16:24
Today was the first day of shooting for photographers and their teams competing in the 9th annual Arc'teryx Deep Winter Photo Challenge presented by GORE-Tex at Whistler Blackcomb. We sent local photographer Rich Glass out onto the mountain to "shoulder hop" on the crews and see how they're handling some challenging snow conditions...
Backcountry Snow Pack Summary From October Through December, 2014
Wed, 12/24/2014 - 08:33
It’s been an interesting start to the season in Whistler, to say the least. Here is a crash course on what’s been going on in the area around Whistler Blackcomb, here in the West Coast Mountains of British Columbia....
Arc'teryx Cerium SV Hoody Review by Leigh McClurg of Pebbleshoo
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:58
Leigh McClurg of Pebbleshoo.com gets out in his gear and puts it to the test on a regular basis. Check out what he had to say about the Cerium SV Hoody...
Snowmaking and Climate Change: Wayne Flann's Observations
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 14:46
Veteran snow safety and ski rescue professional Wayne Flann has joined us for the 2014/15 season to give us thoughtful info about conditions in the Sea To Sky corridor of British Columbia and to teach us a thing or two about understanding the weather - and how it relates to our time in the backcountry...
How Much Snow?  Wayne Flann's View Of The 2014/2015 Winter Conditions In The BC Coastal Mountains
Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:40
Veteran snow safety and ski rescue professional Wayne Flann is joining us for the 2014/15 season to give us thoughtful info about conditions in the Sea To Sky corridor of British Columbia and to teach us a thing or two about understanding the weather - and how it relates to our time in the backcountry. His first installment includes his predictions for this season and a little lesson on El Nino vs La Nada....

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