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Just the Bugaboos, the Cariboos—and you
Anita Verschoth
December 06, 1971
A back-country skier is brave, reverent, loyal, sturdy, agile, adventuresome—and definitely a bit daring. It also helps if he is an expert: one does not snowplow through deep powder. As Canada's Nancy Greene, 1968 Olympic gold and silver medalist, puts it, "This country is the greatest if you are strong and don't worry about how you look. It is not for pretty skiers."
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December 06, 1971

Just The Bugaboos, The Cariboos—and You

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Since the back country is so big, tending to dwarf skiers, Canadians have developed a new "high visibility" parka, usually in reflective reds and often down-filled against cold. Several of the skiers on the preceding pages are wearing the new gear, produced by Pioneer Brand of Vancouver and Davis S. Reid Ltd. of Toronto, priced from $50 to $125.

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