Tag Archives: Travel

Guided mountain bike trips in B.C. break ground in adventure travel

Katrina Clarke| August 25, 2017 | Toronto Star SQUAMISH, B.C.—I’m flying down a loopy, “bermy” trail and putting my complete concentration on the path in front of me. My brain’s fear switch turns off, and I finally feel it — … Continue reading

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We’ve got your summer adventure fix right here

Katrina Clarke | July 14 | CBC Life Camping…  in the snow… gave me a whole new appreciation for Canada’s beauty, and as you can imagine, for Mother Nature’s extremes. After a few beers on a warm Vancouver evening, I … Continue reading

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Fat biking lets riders tame winter by mountain biking through snow

Katrina Clarke | January 27, 2017 | Toronto Star FERNIE, B.C.- I crash face first into the snow for the countless time, mutter an expletive under my breath and let my body sink deeper into the snow. “The path gets easier just up … Continue reading

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Uphill skiing gains traction

Katrina Clarke | Fri., Jan. 27, 2017 | Toronto Star FERNIE, B.C.-I look up at the mountain I’m about to climb and think: chairlifts are for wimps. I’m uptracking, also known as skinning, randonnée, alpine touring, or simply, uphill skiing. To the naked … Continue reading

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What I did on my grown-up family vacation

Katrina Clarke | January 10, 2017 | Toronto Star Wedged in the middle seat between my parents on a flight to Ireland, I turned to my mum and asked to take a look at her guide book. “Oh now you want … Continue reading

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