Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Mama Can Still Climb

How often do you talk to moms who used to climb?  Used to hike, used to have big mountain adventures, used to… You can fill in the blank.  It could be anything from paddling to backpacking, mountain biking, to skiing.  The point is, we women give up a lot when we have kids.  We sacrifice everything for the well-being of our children, our families, and for what we think our expected roll in life should be.

To read the rest of the story, please visit  Women's Adventure Magazine  to read my first story that was posted this week.

Below are some of my favourite photos from our annual summer climbing trip this July.  This year we climbed Mt. Gordon from our comfortable base camp at the Alpine Club of Canada's Bow Hut. 

Bow Lake at the beginning of the trip

The Bow Hut

Ascending Mt. Gordon
Approaching the Summit Ridge (Photo:  Cam Schaus)

On the summit of Mt. Gordon

My amazing husband who supports me in all my adventures

Stream crossing on the way out (Photo:  Cam Schaus)

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