Outdoors

Giving back to the community by snowshoeing

This past Friday, Quest ran a shuttle to the Whistler Olympic Park to go snowshoeing, all expenses paid. I have been snowshoeing twice in my life and loved it: the soft tread of my snowshoes clamping onto the packed snow, trekking through nature covered in a white blanket. Not to mention the great exercise that […]

Capturing Water

It’s January in Squamish and the freezing level is above 2,000 meters. For some, this presents the opportunity to  get out and do some mid-winter climbing, head up to Whistler to ski slush covered, icy moguls, or lay out in the sun and work on your sunburn. For me, it is a time to enjoy […]

The Twelve Things Of Awesome Part 1

Seeing as we have reached the halfway point in January, I figured it would be a great time to reflect on some of the things I did last semester… SO HERE IS THE FIRST HALF OF MY TWELVE THINGS OF AWESOME! (It’s like my own personal rendition of the twelve days of Christmas, except not […]

A Quest for the Sky

I love space. Everything to do with it, everything in it, and everything about it. To me, space represents a challenge for our species, and is just waiting out there to be explored and learned from. This is also kind of what Quest represents to me on a personal level. Quest is a challenge, and […]

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