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Paradise Meadows to Wood Mountain: A Family Traversing

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Call it our wedding anniversary, the final weekend before school, an early celebration of Octavia’s birthday, or just Labour Day; on September long weekend, I led a group of families on a traverse of Strathcona Park. I’ve hiked the route between Raven Lodge and the Old Forbidden Plateau ski lodge …

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Snowshoe to Boston Falls Lookout: A Sunny Day below Mount Becher’s Summit

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When I’m stuck inside, it sometimes feels like I won’t ever break free and get outside! If you’re passionate like I am, you probably feel the same. Now that I’ve added two kids to the equation, it’s even more difficult to balance the time between my family obligations and my …

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Adventures comes wherever we are: snowshoe up Mount Becher

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Coming around the mountain Adventure is ephemeral. For many, a real sense of adventure comes in a novel experience, such as discovering a new place or a new activity. For me, adventure comes in taking chances. On Sunday March 5th, the adventure was in risking poor weather on a hike …