We had our annual ski leader training day this weekend. Every year people come up with different topics to cover, so the content is a pleasant surprise each time. Ted presented topics from his recent PSIA class. The one that stood out, was for students to learn, they need to trust the instructor. To build […]
For a proper adventure, you need to do just enough planning to make it fun, but not too much planning. The two guys who came running towards us yelling for help while we were exploring an unmarked track between Beaver Dam trail and Dobbin Grade had clearly not done enough planning. Their phone was dead […]
Tyson passed the glider exam and now has his glider rating! The weather this year has been terrible for actual soaring, but Tyson made the most of it. Early this year, he learned to tow. Subsequently, any weekend it wasn’t raining, Tyson was out at Sterling either towing or taking gliding lessons. He even went […]
There is an old power line that goes up the south side of Watatic. Ages ago, when Tyson lived nearby, he explored the power line and found an alternate trail that started from the same parking lot and climbed up some ledges with nice views. When we came back in 2013, the trail was faint […]
We like sea kayaking in big waves, landing our airplanes off-airport, skiing in the wilderness, and more. Check back next week to hear about our family’s latest adventure.