Keeping Your Head Above the Clouds

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It’s another dull, gray day. The mountains have all but vanished behind thick clouds, the rain tipper-tappers endlessly on, as it has for two weeks, and the sun is already setting at 6pm. What I am describing is thankfully not what … Continued

Block Breakers

It’s no secret that Squamish is a mecca for outdoor recreation, in fact its official tagline is “Hardwired for Adventure.” The opportunities here are seemingly endless when it comes to getting off campus and recuperating from all that time in … Continued

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

Where are they now? An interview with Quest Alumni Eric De Paoli

In this blog series, “Where are they now?”, alumni can reflect on their academic, social and physical journey through Quest’s undergraduate education. We have been asking some Quest alumna to write a few words about Quest, their experience, and where … 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

A Californian Winter Adventure

A few block breaks ago I discovered that I could drive to the USA in less than 4 hours from Quest. What was a super fun experience for my entertainment and adventurous side was not such a great experience for my … Continued

Winter is Here! Kinda…

The view from campus got a major facelift this past weekend when storms rolled through and blanketed the mountains in a beautiful snowy layer. For some of us, this offered only a refreshing change of scenery, but to others, it was a call … Continued

Baby it's Cold Outside

At this point, I’m alone in the office, gazing out as wind chases leaves around campus and sun shines off the snow-covered peaks surrounding campus. Winter break is always a lovely time for Quest students. After spending four blocks studying … Continued

Adventure Club’s Avalanche Training

Quest students tend to get restless during the rainy fall. The long-lasting drizzle holds back prospects of skiers, snowboarders, and climbers alike, with both soggy slopes and wet cliffs. Campus becomes an excitable place for many once October begins to … Continued

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