What Makes Terrace a Winter Wonderland Q&A with Abby Cooper


Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 — 3:51pm PDT
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In search of long line, fresh powder, friendly locals, and epic Instagram-worthy sights and scenes? Then you need to #SkiNorthBC!

Photographer and writer Abby Cooper (@AbbyDells) set out for Northern BC with SnowSeekers’ #SkiNorthBC expedition this winter. She hit 6 different destinations and chronicled her journey. I wanted to find out more about what she experienced, discovered, and what anyone looking for a Northern BC adventure simply cannot miss.

What Makes Terrace a Winter Wonderland Q&A

What Makes Terrace a Winter Wonderland Q&A
Photo credit Abby Cooper

Read Abby’s full story about spending 48 Hours in Terrace »

Q1. What were your first impressions of Terrace?
ABBY: A thrilling destination. Terrace is a mountainous adventure hub nestled next to the coast that makes me giddy every time I hear its name.

Q2. Who was your best local resource for info?
ABBY: Terrace power couple, Brad and Kim Zeerip own and operate Skeena Riverhouse’s B&B, but that’s certainly not all. Two of the most outdoor world connected folk in town Brad and Kim know where the snow stashes are and just about everything else in Terrace!

What Makes Terrace a Winter Wonderland Q&A
Photo credit Abby Cooper

Q3. What did you find most surprising/unexpected?
ABBY: Fishing in winter, who knew?! Our guide Rob Bryce lead us to the most serene fishing spot for a peaceful morning on the river. The crisp air and white snow was the perfect way to start the day.

Q4. What is a can’t-miss in Terrace?
ABBY: Shames Resort. Known as one of the snowiest places on earth you cannot do Terrace with out a visit to Shames!

What Makes Terrace a Winter Wonderland Q&A
Photo credit Abby Cooper

Q5. What was the most Instagram-worthy moment or place?
ABBY: Sunrise from the Skeena Riverhouse. Kim and Brad serve a hot breakfast as the sun lights up the valley and flowing Skeena river. Inside or out, you’ll be impressed with the show.

What Makes Terrace a Winter Wonderland Q&A
Photo credit Abby Cooper

Q6. What would make you go back again and again?
ABBY: SNOW. There’s just so much of it consistently that you’re guaranteed a good time on the slopes of Shames.

Read Abby’s full story about spending 48 Hours in Terrace »

If you go

The Northwest Regional Airport services Terrace and Shames Mountain via flights daily direct from YVR. Make a ski adventure this season that will leave you different, go discover somewhere new, #SkiNorthBC!


Photo credit: Dax Justin

For more on skiing in Northern BC, set a bookmark to check out the #SkiNorthBC expedition page on a regular basis. More stories and videos will be coming out all season long.

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