Tag: outdoors

What Is Your “Holy Place”?

I grew up going to church,¬†and as a result, I have lots of wonderful friends (and family members) who are “religious” (I put the word in quotation marks…

From the Edge

A common trait that unites a lot of people who are really into mountain sports is a sort of inner gyroscope that finds its equilibrium right at the…

Weekend Report: Hiking the Lions

Last week, I was relaxing in the late season sun at Granville Island with my friend, Tara, looking across the bay up at the Lions. “You know, I’ve…

What I Can Do Matters More Than How I Look (Why Is This News?)

I was 21, sitting cross-legged on the floor with a bunch of other young climber women, talking about whatever it is that 21-year-olds talk about (I’ve forgotten -it…

5 Adventures to Have Before Christmas

The older I get, the more sneakily the seasons seem to creep up on me. It seems that I’m just a little more dumbfounded every year to discover…