Block Breaks: Adventures in the Desert and in the Snow

The block plan at Quest is quite intense. Three and a half weeks of assignments, deadlines, and readings about one subject can be tiring, especially when the mountains outside are covered in snow and beautiful rock climbing is right around the … Continued

Community Day in Photos

Community Day is a day in which the Quest community gets the day off class and can sign-up to go on many adventures. This year’s focus was on the importance of finding a balance between work (school, work, assignments) and play … Continued

“Wicked Wednesdays”

Every Wednesday Student Affairs organizes a free Snowshoe & Cross Country Ski Shuttle for students up to Whistler Olympic Park. Snowshoes are provided at no cost and X-country skis can be rented for just $5 on Wednesdays. Students who choose … Continued

Community Day 2015 – Into Our Wild

Quest prides itself on its close community, and it’s something that I often blog about. The constant events and sports games serve to bring together students from all years. Inevitably, as Quest grows, the strong sense of community lessens. But, … Continued

Snowshoeing in Callaghan Valley

Despite being the middle of winter, it feels like early spring. Although Whistler hasn’t gotten as much snow as it usually does by this point, I have enjoyed the unusual warm weather.  A few times a month, Student Affairs organizes … Continued

Giving back to the community by snowshoeing

This past Friday, Quest ran a shuttle to the Whistler Olympic Park to go snowshoeing, all expenses paid. I have been snowshoeing twice in my life and loved it: the soft tread of my snowshoes clamping onto the packed snow, … Continued