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1st September 2011

Quick Review Notes on the Spot 2 and Spot Connect

Summary: If you're pondering buying a Spot for tracking and emegencies I'd suggest NOT getting the Spot Connect. To do anything but send an SOS message doesn't work without a bluetooth pho... Read more »

26th August 2011


I'm finding it hard to finish off the writing about my flying trip from Vernon home. The basic reason is simple: A week after that trip my friend Stewart crashed his glider on Lady Mac as I ... Read more »

7th August 2011

Invermere to Canmore

I'm back home after flying the final leg of the whole trip. Yesterday was a really intense flight--windy, powerful air, cool terrain, and a flight I've dreamed of doing for at least ten year... Read more »

5th August 2011

Invermere from near Revelstoke via the Bugaboos

In the last 48 hours I've top-landed in the alpine twice, camped high, had a ton of help from friends in Revelstoke and Invermere, and flown the coolest mountain flight I've ever had. And su... Read more »

3rd August 2011

Aerial hero to cut block zero?

I'm out, ripped to shreds by the alder and cut block debris but stoked for the last two days... Not sure what the next move is but got a ride to revy and planning tactics. Making this up as ... Read more »

31st July 2011

Aerial Exploring: Vernon East

From here to There?... Read more »

15th July 2011

Sport Climbing season done, paragliding, MORE is not safer

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13th July 2011

Magnetron Carabiners

OK, the name is kinda dorky but these ... Read more »

11th July 2011

Paragliding World Championships Musings

First off, paragliding can be a "reasonable" activity. I'd let my kids fly tandem with most any commercial operation in North America. But there are some problems lately with the competition... Read more »

23rd June 2011

Sponsorship and “Extreme!” Sports

"How do I get sponsored?"I get that question a lot. Usually there's a fresh-faced young person on the other end of the email, wanting to quit school and go climbing/kayaking/skateboarding/sn... Read more »


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