Tag Archives: skiing

Wild Things

When I was first thinking about what to call this blog, one of my ideas was a line from a Wendell Berry poem – I come into the peace of wild things.  That well describes the little adventure I had … Continue reading

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Take One For The Team Tour

When people find out I live in Yellowknife, they tend to respond in one of two ways.  Many are very curious about the north, and interested to hear more about it.   (Category 1). The others are entirely uninterested.  (Category … Continue reading

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Frostbitten

The Frostbite 45 Cross Country Ski event happened on Saturday and it was…..SO MUCH FUN!   I had a terrific time.  What an unexpectedly pleasant turn of events.  The main factor in this was the weather I think.  It dawned … Continue reading

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Northern Exposure

Memo to self – get head examined.  I signed up for a cross-country ski event this weekend, but I’m having second, and even third, thoughts about the wisdom of this.  It’s the Frostbite 45, advertised as a 45 km fun … Continue reading

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My Country Loves Me!

Today was an unexpected pleasure – a skate ski on Great Slave Lake.  Skate skiing, for those of you who haven’t had the great pleasure to try it, is executing a skating style technique while on skis.  Its the most … Continue reading

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