Adventure Club Trip Report 21.03

Our 3rd Adventure Club trip of 2021 was another life-altering success. This was a climbing-focused trip and the early-September Rocky Mountain weather co-operated beautifully. Guided by Girth Hitch Guiding and Geary’s Guiding, our group consisted of Steve Koehn, Michael Harvey, Brad Kryger, Elijah Stauth, Pete Wardell, Del Sutherland, Tim Taylor, Tobi von Butler, Paul Ribi,Continue reading “Adventure Club Trip Report 21.03”

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”

Digestable #7: Peskett Canyon, Jordan Peterson, Picniic App, Heinriche Heine

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 7th, 2021. Let’s get after it! Peskett Canyon Ice Climbing: Last weekend while at Frontier Lodge for the most recent Adventure Club outing, we had the opportunity to explore theContinue reading “Digestable #7: Peskett Canyon, Jordan Peterson, Picniic App, Heinriche Heine”

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”

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”