Ski season is all but upon us and we are still basking in the afterglow of an amazing Canadian Olympic year. Imagine my excitement when the Whistler Parks Twitter page loaded a picture of fresh snow on August 31!  Bittersweet thoughts of the end of summer but the promise of winter fun to come!

Weather cams are a great way to find out what is happening on your favourite ski hill. If you are not familiar with this site, it is a great resource for ski resorts all over the world. provides ski and snow reports to over 2,000 ski resorts around the globe. Just choose a region to find snow conditions, weather, and live ski cams for skiers and snowboarders.

Now that we have you are thinking of fun in the snow and après-ski leisiure, imagine it in your own chalet! DrummondHousePlan’s new Mountain and Ski Chalet Design Collection is inspired by alpine slopes, breathtaking views and rustic mountain feeling. All of our designs can be customized or we can create a unique design just for you.

Enjoy the ski season ahead of you and keep you eye out for a place to perch your own mountain lookout!