Monthly archives for September 2018

Proper Recovery is Key to Rewarding Mountain Adventures

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

My partner and I recently completed an epic backpacking trip where we hiked over 130 km and tackled 2 remote big mountains, in 8 days.  We had 2 weeks of vacation and planned to spend the second week climbing.  But first, we took a day off to celebrate our achievements and let our bodies recover. The next day, we did an easy multi pitch climb.  We wanted a relaxing day and some practice placing gear.  However, we didn’t enjoy the route, we found it surprisingly…

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Adventure Woman – Sylvie Roy

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

  I would like to introduce you to the amazing Sylvie, she moved to Western Canada 17 years ago where she slowly fell in love with the Rocky Mountains. Sylvie is also an academic in the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. Her first degree was in Kinesiology, then she took a degree in Education and she taught in school. Eventually becoming an expert in second language teaching and learning and sociolinguistics. Growing up in rural Quebec, running and cross-country skiing is…

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