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Tagged With: mountains

The awe-inspiring Grand Tetons

Big Sky and Yellowstone were incredible, but the pièce de résistance for me was the nearby Grand Tetons. I am well aware that I’m a sap, but the fact that they brought me to tears at first sight, well, that was new for me. These mountains are breathtaking and raw. Jagged teeth rising amidst glacial … Continue reading »

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Mountain Luxury in Big Sky, Montana

What’s better than going on vacation to a new place with 4 friends? Going on vacation to a new place with 4 friends when all of the $$ goes to charity. That’s right! Jeff and I, along with Lori, Jay, Matt, and Sarah, stayed in a luxurious mountain ranch for 7 days, with all money … Continue reading »

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The Ultimate Road Trip: 8 Days in Iceland

Ever had a week to spare and wondered where to take a kick-ass road trip? Think no further. The answer is Iceland. Ok, I’ll admit that Iceland was my second choice for a 40th birthday trip, after Santorini fell through. But once we started planning, I got more and more excited. Could it be possible … Continue reading »

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Scaling new heights: Cypress Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Wherever we go, we try to find a view overlooking the city so that we can get the lay of the land. In Vancouver, this meant heading north and into the mountains. The most obvious choice was Grouse Mountain (more on that later), but given the non-ideal weather we chose a free option over a … Continue reading »

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A day trip to Whistler

Best we could tell from a myriad of conflicting weather channels, a break in the rain was coming. Yahoo!!! So we took that opportunity to hightail it up to Whistler, the famous ski resort town about 125 km (78 mi) north of Vancouver. Jeff and I neither ski nor like the cold, so really, this … Continue reading »

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