Continental Reflections on the Reflective Continent

Last block I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Antarctica as part of Quest’s Quest for Antarctica class. In this class we explored the most southern continent and its relationship to humanity. In order to gain a fuller understanding of this unique … Continued

Quest Student Profiles: An Interview with Torin Nikiforuk

Torin is a fourth year student whose Question is “How can therapy alter neurological conditions and restore functionality?”  Where do you call home? I’m from Calgary, Alberta originally, but I recently moved to Campbell River on Vancouver Island. Why did … Continued

Quest Athletes take on the Freeride World Tour

Big mountain skiers and Quest students Martin Lentz and Lauren Cameron competed at the first stop of the Swatch Freeride World Tour in Vallnord, Spain on Friday morning. The Freeride World Tour is the highest level of competition for professional … Continued

Community Day: Skiing in Whistler

The first time I tried to ski I was only three years old. I had just learned how to walk and talk, but skiing was not too difficult to me – at least this is what my parents say. Later, … Continued

Eagle Watching

Winter is the prime time for Eagle watching at the Squamish Eagle Run Park. I have been a student at Quest for 3 years and every winter I end up forgetting that I should go eagle watching. The area is … Continued

Field course in South Africa: Part 1

South Africa: Part 1 I came to Quest to have extraordinary experiences. To gain exposure to things that I would not at a traditional university. I came to be challenged, pushed out of my comfort zone, and ultimately to grow. … Continued

Untethered Film: A look at the Slacklining Life

Untethered, a short 30 minute documentary was filmed this past summer here in Squamish.  It gives insight into the Slacklining life and shows the beautiful scenery that Squamish provides for outdoor fanatics. The Filmmaker Levi Allen did a great job capturing … Continued

Squamish Santa Claus Parade

As the seasons are changing, the celebrations and festivities are ramping up. On Friday, December 4th, Squamish had a local Santa Claus Parade. It was raining pretty hard but that didn’t stop the Squamish community from going out and celebrating … Continued

WAFA, What?

What is WAFA? Internationally, WAFA is the acronym for Wilderness Advanced First Aid. It is a 40 hour course that prepares you for thorough first aid response in a wilderness settings. Quest’s Student Affairs coordinates with the local company Raven Rescue … Continued

Ode to Weekends*

Kayaking is fun, Kayaking is great, kayaking is what I did this weekend, on a real fun friend date.   we paddled up, and paddled down, paddled all around the sound.   We did this in our kayaks and we … Continued

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