Family Backcountry Skiing in Algoma

By Colin Field

The next generation of turn earners go backcountry skiing in Sault Ste. Marie.

I love Bellevue Valley Lodge. It’s no secret. I love earning turns too. It’s a special kind of masochism I suppose, but I love being in the woods, working hard, and then enjoying the thrill of skiing through trees, bouncing over logs, and falling into soft, deep, bottomless powder snow.

After two visits to see Enn and Robin (owners of Bellevue Valley Lodge), I finally managed to drag my 10-year-old son and my wife away for a couple days of ski touring and Algoma Country hospitality. Would my family love it as much as I do?

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