Author: Cara Williams

Not Your Average Ski School

Offering backcountry adventures, steeps clinics, and overnight backcountry and helicopter assisted touring, Extremely Canadian is your one-stop shop for the best in-bounds/out-of-bounds skiing and riding this winter. And the best part—you don’t have to leave the country.

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The Snow Must Go On

Escarpment ski resorts & private clubs have been hard at work putting in place a plan designed to minimize crowds, streamline dining and boil down the ski experience to its core—an awesome day on the hill.

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Homage To N’Dakiiminaan (our land)

Although their chosen mediums are vastly different, artists Mark Nadjiwan and Patricia Gray’s respective work is deeply rooted in their experiences in remote and wild spaces as well as their First Nations ancestry.

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80 years at Blue – What to expect this season

With a successful (and busy) summer season under their belt, Blue Mountain Resort is looking ahead to their 80th ski season with a focus on outdoor winter fun as well as health and safety for snow-lovers. Blue is working diligently to ensure the resort is prepared to operate with heightened attention to safety in relation to COVID-19.

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AGORA: Path of Light

A feast for the senses, this circular path through the forest atop the Escarpment offers us the opportunity to speak to the forest through a series of sound-responsive interactive lighting installations based on the five elements of air, space, earth, water and fire.

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The 99s

In 1931 Amelia Earhart was elected the first ever President of The 99s, an organization for the advancement of women in aviation. Today The 99s have nearly 5,000 members in over 35 countries and is the largest and oldest organization of women pilots.

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Rugged Splendour Artist Spotlight

Dutch-born artist Margarethe Vanderpas’ work is a vibrant recreation of the raw natural beauty of Ontario’s landscapes, forests, limestone cliffs and waterscapes. Margarethe is our Summer 2020 Escarpment Cover Artist.

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A Changing Landscape

Amid fears of a looming food crisis, local farmers turned to diversified streams to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on our food supply. For some it was grappling with the sudden cease in demand from restaurants, for others it was turning to online sales and discovering new ways to deliver their produce into the hands of local consumers

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Playing Through

Local golf courses have gone to considerable lengths to open the season safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, adopting best practices to further minimize health risks and to allow golfers to get back on the green

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100+ Women Who Care

Nothing beats the satisfaction of knowing you are helping others, and nothing is better than the feeling of empowerment that comes from being in a room with over 100 women who feel the same way.

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Deena’s Most Excellent Adventure

In 2016 Escarpment Magazine publisher Deena Dolan Findlay initiated a four-year “phasing out” retirement plan… after stepping back her responsibilities, she stayed on as art director. In this, our first “post Deena” issue, renowned Canadian author Dorris Heffron pays tribute to Deena in a way that only an internationally acclaimed writer can.

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The Art Of Nature, Artist Spotlight Jennifer Woodburn

Our Spring 2020 Featured Cover Artist is Jennifer Woodburn. Inspired by the natural world, line, shape and colour are all major components in Jennifer’s work. Her paintings are collected, displayed and adored in personal residences and art galleries including Loft Gallery in Thornbury, Scandinave Spa in the Blue Mountains…

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