For those of us lucky enough to skied the winter of 2011, it was one of the best winters EVER, so much so that it was chronicled by Matchstick Productions in what many consider to be the greatest ski film of all time, Attack of La Niña. And not to crow too loudly, Selkirk was featured front and centre in this film.
Now fast forward to fall 2020 and the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is predicting an 85% likelihood for a strong La Niña persisting throughout the upcoming winter. (Read the article here). This means there’s a high probability ideal temps and moist air will reproduce the epic snows we experienced in 2011. And with no Americans or Europeans to poach their lines, Canadians will get first tracks to ski some of the deepest pow of their lives.
Our all-Canadian program has met with great success and we’ve pretty much filled December, February and March; although we do have some empty seats sprinkled here and there. Surprisingly, we have lots of availability in January. January 17-23 and 24-30 are two of our most high demand tours because the colder early season temps drop mountains of dry powder which combined with the deeper more consolidated snowpack, results in some of the best skiing of the year. While many prefer February, those in the know (including me) rank late January number one!
If you’re considering cat skiing this winter and need some inspiration to book with us, check out Attack of La Niña Official Trailer here. With another La Niña winter looming, this will get you stoked for The Return of La Niña – The Bitch Is Back!