Digestable #23: A New Daughter, Summer Camp, Castle Mountain, Corruption is Contagious

Hey folks! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was emailed to subscribers on July 12, 2021. Where to begin … A New Daughter. On September 4th, I will officially gain a daughter! My son, Ariel, proposed to the very lovelyContinue reading “Digestable #23: A New Daughter, Summer Camp, Castle Mountain, Corruption is Contagious”

Digestable #22: Magic Rings, Treehouses, Adventure Makes You Better, Mountain Bike For Sale, The Stockdale Paradox, 12th Level Mountain Biking

Hello guys & gals, Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was sent to subscribers on June 22, 2021. I’ve been chewing on this lately: Plato’s Invisibility Ring: What if you had a magic ring that could make you invisible? WouldContinue reading “Digestable #22: Magic Rings, Treehouses, Adventure Makes You Better, Mountain Bike For Sale, The Stockdale Paradox, 12th Level Mountain Biking”

Digestable #10: Summer Camps at Frontier Lodge, Ice Climbing at Isaac’s Wet Dream, Must Do Canada, Regenerative Agriculture, Civilization & Barbarism

Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was delivered to subscribers on March 28th, 2021. Here’s what’s new and on my mind this week: Mountain biking, rock climbing, and whitewater adventure packages. Summer registrations are open at Frontier Lodge! We haveContinue reading “Digestable #10: Summer Camps at Frontier Lodge, Ice Climbing at Isaac’s Wet Dream, Must Do Canada, Regenerative Agriculture, Civilization & Barbarism”

Ice Climbing Isaac’s Wet Dream with Must Do Canada

In January 2021, Amanda and I had the opportunity to join Matt & Karla Bailey from Must Do Canada, and Tim Taylor from Girth Hitch Guiding for a day of ice climbing at Isaac’s Wet Dream in David Thompson Country. Matt and Karla featured this day of climbing in the above video guide to “DavidContinue reading “Ice Climbing Isaac’s Wet Dream with Must Do Canada”

Alpine Ski Touring Hilda Ridge

On Saturday, February 27, 2021, Adventure Club members explored the shoulder of Hilda Peak on skis, guided by Pierre Hungr of Galena Mountain Guides and Tobi Von Butler, from Frontier Lodge. Hilda Peak is on the northern edge of Banff National Park, right next to Mount Athabasca, about a 4.5 hour drive SW from Edmonton.Continue reading “Alpine Ski Touring Hilda Ridge”

Peskett Canyon Ice Climbing

Peskett Canyon (or Box Canyon) is a stunning slot canyon that divides Mount Ernest Ross and Mount Elliot, in the David Thompson corridor approximately 55km west of Nordegg, Alberta. Awaiting your discovery here are the ice climbs “Lovely Parting Gifts” (WI3) and “End of the Line” (WI4), and, in the summer, the rapidly-developing rock climbingContinue reading “Peskett Canyon Ice Climbing”

Digestable #2: Homeschooling, MovNat, Ankle Weights

Hello friends, Welcome to the 2nd edition of Digestable, a short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This email was sent to subscribers on January 31, 2021. Here’s what’s on my mind this week: My oldest son, Ariel, has completed high school! I reflect on Ariel’s education journey in thisContinue reading “Digestable #2: Homeschooling, MovNat, Ankle Weights”

Skating on Abraham Lake

What is it like to ice skate on Abraham Lake? Watch this video to find out. Abraham Lake (“ice bubble lake”) in David Thompson Country is like a red bull skate park for . . . skates. An Ice Skate Park. This video was taken early January 2021 and conditions were great for seeing iceContinue reading “Skating on Abraham Lake”