grouse mountain is one of the north shore mountains of the pacific ranges in the district municipality of north vancouver, british columbia, canada. with a maximum elevation of over 1,200 m 4,100 feet at its peak, the mountain is the site of an alpine ski area , grouse mountain resort, which overlooks greater vancouver has four chairlifts servicing 33 runs.
glade skiing also known as glading is alpine skiing through trees off-trail or on a defined woods trail. glades are variously sought for their solitude, beauty, or caches of ungroomed powder.woods also tend to hold better snow longer thanks to the shade and shelter trees provide.
the menier chocolate company french: chocolat menier was a chocolate manufacturing business founded in 1816 as a pharmaceutical manufacturer in paris, france, at a time when chocolate was used as a medicinal product and was only one part of the overall business.
american pralines, a softer, creamier combination of syrup and pecans, hazelnuts or almonds with milk or cream, resembling fudge. a praline cookie is a chocolate biscuit containing ground nuts. praline is usually used as a filling in chocolates or other sweets.
the lions 1654 m – probably the most famous peaks in the north shore mountains. these mountains, a pair of twin granite domes, are visually distinctive and can be seen from much of the greater vancouver area. mount harvey 1652 m – an isolated alpine peak located near the lions.
alpine snowboarding is a discipline within the sport of snowboarding. it is practiced on groomed pistes. it has been an olympic event since 1998. sometimes called freecarving, this takes place on hard packed snow or groomed runs and focuses on carving linked turns, much like surfing or longboarding. little or no jumping takes place in this .
history. powdr was founded in 1994 by john cumming with the purchase of park city mountain resort. later that year, the company expanded into california with the purchase of alpine meadows near lake tahoe. in august 1995, the company continued its expansion in california with the purchase of the boreal and soda springs ski areas. in april 2001, powdr acquired mt. bachelor ski area from a group .
the features of the mission mountains strongly reflect work of the last few ice ages, the latest of those being just over 10,000 years ago.but the range is also the product of a much longer story, one that can be started with the breakup of the pangaea supercontinent. as the continents began to spread out, the north american plate inched westward, grinding over and against the pacific plate as .
rock flour, or glacial flour, consists of fine-grained, silt -sized particles of rock, generated by mechanical grinding of bedrock by glacial erosion or by artificial grinding to a similar size. because the material is very small, it becomes suspended in meltwater making the water appear cloudy, which is sometimes known as glacial milk.
tanbark is the bark of certain species of tree. it is traditionally used for tanning hides into leather.. the words 'tannin', 'tanning', 'tan,' and 'tawny' are derived from the medieval latin tannare, 'to convert into leather.'bark mills are horse- or oxen-driven or water-powered edge mills and were used in earlier times to shred the tanbark to derive tannins for the leather industry.