Author Archives: Joane Elleouet

From Squamish to Vancouver: packrafting the Indian way

Getting dropped off in the middle of nowhere, early in the morning. Waving goodbye and turning around, looking ahead into the unknown. This is my favorite type of start, an omen to the best kind of adventures. This one, as … Continue reading

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Blackcomb Peak: a remedy for the wimp

Arran and I have felt deceived many times by alpine climbing books. In New Zealand, we’ve been defeated, not even halfway up, by dark, imposing mountains that are supposed to be “an easy, straightforward scramble”. In Leavenworth, we have been … Continue reading

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