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Dec 1, 2018

We’re rolling into the Holiday Season and let’s be honest, you may not have dry-cleaned your outfit from last year. We don’t blame you. Why rush to clean it now when you can spend your holiday party in your athletic wear?

Skip the awkward small talk with your coworkers and get straight to the fun, exhilarating times. Here’s how to surprise your team with a one-of-a-kind holiday party that will be talk of the water cooler for months to come...

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  • Sep 12, 2018

    No, this isn’t a Tarzan like story and the Rat’s Nest Cave isn’t where Max met his Jane, at least it’s not the likely story based on our conversation about his wife’s feelings towards the cave. He wasn’t technically raised in the cave either, but he did spend a good portion of his childhood exploring it with his parents.

    Max does describe the cave as his true home, while his house is just somewhere he sleeps at night. Spending equal hours inside it and out, he’s intimately familiar with what’s currently been discovered of the cave so far. Max’s story is more similar to discoverers like Sir Robert McClure who was the first to transit the Northwest Passage. Keep reading if you want to hear all about how he came to caving and why he still sticks with it.

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  • May 14, 2018

    Around the town of Canmore there are three relatively easy-to-access sites home to ancient pictographs, which are paintings that have been made on rock with a mixture of red ochre and grease - not to be confused with petroglyphs, which are etchings made in the rock. While the pictographs have faded over time (and unfortunately also due to vandalism) it is still possible to see the original paintings at Grassi Lakes, Grotto Canyon, and Rats Nest Cave and they are a great way to sneak a peek into a piece of the valley's past.

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  • April 25, 2018

    By weekday, Charlotte Moller is a Calgary-based computer programmer and mom of two teens.

    By weekend, she’s a caving enthusiast, exploring some of the most fascinating underground hollows in the Canadian Rockies.

    While Charlotte loves the unique thrill of caving, she’ll tell you that it’s a passion that entered her life quite unexpectedly – and required some time to win her over.

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