Kootenay Rockies, B.C.

I’m on a gondola, heading up the ski hill at Revelstoke in B.C.’s Kootenay Rockies, but instead of a parka and toque I’m wearing a T-shirt and sandals. The slopes are no longer covered in powder; instead, they’re sprinkled with pink and purple lupines. But I’m still going to be racing down this mountain—just not on a pair of skis.

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