Monthly archives for October 2018

October Snow and Sunshine Provide Ample Outdoor Opportunities

Saturday, October 27, 2018

I’ve often said that October is my least favourite month of the year.  In October there’s typically not enough snow for skiing.  The ski resorts don’t open until November and  it’s usually too early for ice climbing.  But most days are too chilly for rock climbing.  I don’t like searching for holds I can use with numb fingers.  I’m also not fond of shivering in a puffy jacket while I’m belaying.   This year, October delivered.  A huge dump of snow in early October that…

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Adventure Woman – Tanya Koob

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

I am always up to meeting a fellow adventurer but feel doubly excited when those adventurers are also parents! I recently had the fortunate opportunity to sit down with Tanya Koob from @mountainmomyyc to have her share with me about her experiences in parenting and outdoor adventure. Tanya and her husband enjoyed scrambling, skiing, climbing and mountaineering before having their son. Becoming parents did not stop them from pursuing their passion for exploring the Rockies. Most parents know it isn’t a cake walk to simply get…

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