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A Week at Mistaya Lodge with Cloud Nine Guides Delivers Amazing Back-country Skiing and Much More We sit down for the first course of breakfast, a delicious assortment of fruit, muesli, oatmeal and yogurt, I wonder what the day will...

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“Am I too old for this?”  I asked myself as I joined three twenty-something participants in a 5 day course to learn glacier travel and ice climbing.  I was two decades older than them and worried I wouldn’t be able...

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Spring 2016 I’ve signed up for a spring 2017 ski traverse, in Europe, out of my comfort zone, where do I begin, when do I start commitment to training. Summer 2016 I was extremely active mountain biking and climbing, leaving...

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Rocky Mountain Adaptive (RMA) located in Canmore, AB and operating throughout The Bow Valley, has been an integral part of keeping my entire family active in the mountains. My daughter participates in their winter 10-week ski program. Where she is...

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Fitness equipment is expensive, can be bulky and often collects a lot of dust, gym memberships and punch pass often collect a lot of dust too. If you have room in your basement, loft, or bonus room why not set...

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There is a big appeal to working out at home.  You don’t have to drive to the gym on chilly mornings.  You can roll out of bed, throw on whatever workout clothes are on the floor of your closet and...

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Are you planning to climb a mountain this year?  Whether you’ve chosen a local peak or you’re planning to travel to climb a far off peak, you know you need to be fit.  It’s very disheartening to climb partway up,...

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Foam rolling is a popular form of self-myofascial (myomuscle, fascia-soft connecting tissue) release, using a tool (foam roller, ball). The initial benefits are short term (10 minutes). With use of two weeks or greater, the benefits will be longer term. Just...

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It was September 2014. I was nearing the summit of Mount Athabasca and I knew I was in trouble. My friend had convinced me to join her on an alpine course offered by one of the local guide companies, Yamnuska...