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Alpine Rockfest Within a few hours of arriving in the Trentino region of Italy I knew this would be a vacation experience like no other. For one thing I had an all access VIP accreditation band secured to my wrist for the 2013 Alpine Rockfest, an invitation-only sprint giant slalom in which the top ski racers in the World vie for the largest single cash prize in ski racing: €75,000. Read More
In Conversation with Brian Stemmle A member of the Canadian National Ski Team from 1985 to 1999, Brian Stemmle represented Canada at an astounding four Olympic Winter Games. During his nearly 15 years of international competition, Brian started in over 90 World Cup races with 12 top-10 finishes, including three podiums; second in Downhill at Garmisch, Germany (Feb. 2, 1996)... Read More
Less Is More Twelve years ago Kim Eckersley and her husband Anthony began searching for property on which to build their Escarpment weekend, dream home. The lot they fell in love with, was private, quiet and ideally situated within the Blue Mountains but sadly, Anthony passed away before that dream was realized. Following that tragedy, Kim with her two children nearly grown, decided the time... Read More
Sweet Indulgence When the lifts close at the ski club I’m not always ready to head inside for the remainder of the day/evening. Since the days are only getting longer it’s sometimes nice to run my legs a little past the last chair, perhaps with a short hike or a snowshoe through the picturesque Lorre Forest. Until now the only problem has been the lack of Après scene atop the Escarpment. Read More
Wild Flyers Winter is a challenging time for all critters, especially the feathered ones. Many of us do our part in helping them get through these rough, frigid and difficult months by providing feeding stations equipped with seed, appropriate for the season. Birds of prey like the Red Tailed Hawk however, must rely on their own instincts to survive these inhospitable months. Read More
Watch Alpine Rockfest from Andalo, Italy LIVE on December 23rd
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Escarpment is a beautifully illustrated, premium quality, indepth guide of Southern Georgian Bay Living from The Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Meaford and the surrounding villages including Thornbury, Clarksburg, Creemore, Ravenna and Owen Sound. Our topics include recreation, health, fashion, homes & gardens, food, personalities, current events, history, arts & culture, nature, businesses, finances, real estate and more. Our readership base is comprised of local residents on the Escarpment and on the Bay as well as over 4.6 million people living within a two-hour drive of the Southern Georgian Bay region. Escarpment growth is driven by tourism and home ownership is at an all-time high - Escarpment magazine has it all covered!
People of all ages seek out Southern Georgian Bay, a world-class outdoor destination offering fresh, clean Georgian Bay waters, world renowned golf courses, six ski resorts and endless trails along The Blue Mountains and the Niagara Escarpment. Southern Georgian Bay Escarpment promotes our readers to act responsibly and to preserve Ontario's favourite outdoor playground while we grow and play together.