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Paddling North

Marian and I are “Paddling North” and you are invited! We will be leaving Jasper, Alberta on May 17 and paddling north approximately 3400 kilometres to the Arctic Ocean at Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories and hope to arrive there in mid … Continue reading

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Everest 3.0: Around Town in Namche Bazaar

Since the 3G cell service here in Namche is so good, I am taking advantage and sending out a second post so the schools who are following the expedition can get a sense of Namche. The Main Street has many … Continue reading

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Everest 3.0: All Ready to Go

[everest 3.0] [climb, Nepal, school curriculum, seven summits] Our team has all arrived safe and sound in Kathmandu. I am pleased to introduce you from left to right: Hugo (team leader), Ade, TA, Amit, Dendi (team manager) and Bill. It’s … Continue reading

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Everest 3.0: Five Ways to Help TA Climb Everest

If all goes well, two months from now, I will be high on Mount Everest, perhaps even on my summit bid. Between the realization of a (nearly) lifelong dream and now, there is still more training, tons of packing, oodles … Continue reading

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We’ve All Got a Mountain: TA is Climbing Ama Dablam

I first saw Ama Dablam in 2002 and several times since then culminating this past spring, when I saw the peak from many new angles as I completed my Great Big Walk. It was then, that I knew that I truly … Continue reading

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M is for Morne, Gros Morne: Ama Dablam #11

Marian and I travelled back across the island to Gros Morne National Park again this weekend to teach at the Becoming an Outdoors Workshop. We stayed an extra day to do our second climb of Gros Morne together. To increase … Continue reading

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