Block Break Adventures in California

A little bit over a month ago, my brother, Blin, and I were talking over the phone. In the midst of our conversation, we realized that even though we both live in the West Coast of North America and less … Continued

‘Shreducation’!!

Stoked to see Quest student, Dexter Robson, on the front page of Pinkbike! Check out the video by fellow student, Kendrick Dettmers. Skilled, indeed. http://www.pinkbike.com/news/university-squamish-whistler-video-2015.html  

Lets Go Help Build an Earthship?

A call went out to students mid-September for an exciting block break trip. A Quest student had heard of an organization that was doing a work party to help build an Earthship near Penticton BC and organized a block break … Continued

High-lining on the Stawamus Chief

The Stawamus Chief is far and away the most iconic landmark in Squamish. Towering over 700 m (2,297 ft) above the waters of Howe Sound, its uniform granite provide some of the best trad climbing in the world, and scenic … Continued

Alumnus in the News

Jennifer Thuncher of the Squamish Chief newspaper, featured Quest Alumnus in last week’s report. Here’s the story: A new wild man in town Tanner Field is Squamish’s new WildSafe BC coordinator SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 Tanner Field is taking his new … Continued

Smoky Skies and Summer Festivals

Summer time in Squamish is magical. Farmers markets bursting with fresh, local produce. Music events happening most weekends, like the Sunset Music Series at the Sea to Sky Gondola, the Whistler Outdoor Concert Series that has amazing concerts in the Olympic Plaza … Continued

Classics in the Aegean: Travelling to Turkey and Visiting Ancient Sites (Part 1)

A few months ago, I heard a few students students talk about a Quest trip to Turkey, where they would visit legendary sites of the Aegean and learn in the cradle of civilization. I am amazed and excited since I … Continued

Biodiversity in the sunshine – or not

I’ve learned a lot so far this month, but the most memorable thing may be that biodiversity is best in the sun. Biodiversity of British Columbia, one of the foundation life science courses at Quest, is one of the most … Continued

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