All We Need to Know I Learned From Mountain Adventure

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to ski across glaciers, backpack through bear country days from the trailhead, camp at 10,000 feet on an icefield in minus 30 temperatures or explore deep inside the caves of a Canadian Rockies mountain?

Lynn Mar­tel has lived these adven­tures. More than that, she’s writ­ten books about those who were first to stand on the Cana­di­an Rock­ies high­est sum­mits, kayak over 100-foot water­falls and jour­ney deep into the moun­tain weeks, even months at a time.

Like any moun­tain expe­di­tion, Lynn’s jour­ney unfold­ed one step at a time. Frozen fin­gers, heavy back­packs, ski­ing through a maze of gap­ing crevass­es on a glac­i­er, climb­ing up ver­ti­cal cliffs with noth­ing but air below her, Lynn’s out­door adven­tures have taught her lessons that serve her well – in her rela­tion­ships, in her pro­fes­sion­al life as a writer, pho­tog­ra­ph­er, hik­ing guide and pop­u­lar pre­sen­ter.

Weav­ing togeth­er sto­ries about the region’s most dar­ing and accom­plished adven­tur­ers, pas­sages from books by his­tor­i­cal explor­ers and her own heart-stop­ping and soul-warm­ing expe­ri­ences, Lynn shares how a fash­ion-con­scious dis­co princess from Mon­tre­al grew to be an accom­plished moun­tain author, out­door adven­tur­er and speak­er. And she’ll share her most valu­able insights and lessons for you to bring home a back­pack full of inspi­ra­tion from your vis­it to the Cana­di­an Rock­ies.