Natalie is a Rocket Scientist and Explorer. Extraordinary experiences have shaped her dreams of becoming an astronaut; whether learning to fly or driving a solar-powered car across North America. Regardless, Natalie embraces the moments outside the bounds of her comfort zone. Natalie was recently named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network and as “a vocal advocate for women in technology” by The Financial Post.
Regardless of the time of year, there is always a plethora of activities to do (or at least try!) in the Rockies. There is a gateway to adventure from any quadrant, if Calgary is your base location. Whether accessing the vast network of bike trails in nearby Bragg Creek, venturing out to iconic locations like Lake Louise, or exploring beautiful back country in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, I always return home grinning… Read More
In case you missed my post on the Arc’teryx blog last year about my adventure in Patagonia, it made their collection of Best Of 2014! Check out the BLOG! Or like it on Facebook by Arc'teryx.
A winter blizzard is the perfect time for a bit of chemistry and a tasty treat. It only takes a few minutes to whip up some homemade ice cream out of freshly fallen snow. Collect approximately 8 cups of clean and fresh snow (remember you are going to eat it!). In another bowl, whip together 1/3 cup of sugar, 1 teaspoon of vanilla, a dash of salt, and 1/2 cup of either… Read More