Wild Jobs Part Ten: Snow School Instructor

February 16, 2018

Skiing and snowboarding are favourite pastimes for many Albertans during the long winter months. Spending time with family and friends at any of our fabulous winter resorts is an amazing way to enjoy the coldest […]

Britches on a Branch

December 22, 2017

Sometime around the middle of the twentieth century a new species of tree was found blooming in the vicinity of a mountain resort. This tree was unlike any other plant species previously discovered. It would […]

Fat Tire Revolution

November 30, 2016

“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.”                         […]

Ski The City

January 15, 2016

Despite hopeful pleas winter has decided to show up for another year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the outdoors.  Now that Calgary is covered in a blanket of the white stuff, it’s the […]

Rescue Dogs

February 6, 2015

Powder hungry Canadians are flocking to the backcountry in record numbers. The sale of avalanche safety gear and backcountry permits, as well as hut reservations have all tremendously increased over the past few years. With […]

Skiing & Snowboarding

December 16, 2014

Since winter has decided to show up for another year, I wanted to highlight some of Alberta’s favourite skiing and snowboarding destinations. I’m going to start with the sites closest to Calgary and progressively move farther away. […]

The Search For The Perfect Tree

November 28, 2014

Four years ago a group of friends and I headed into the Ghost Wilderness in search of the perfect Christmas Tree. Unwilling to setup an imitation tree, and fed up with the overpriced trees on commercial […]