Thursday, 29 September 2011

Congratulations to the new Knight of the Ibex Round Table

We’d like to welcome our new Knight of the Ibex Round table, Rick Antonson from Canada.
Rick is President & CEO of Tourism Vancouver and has been an ambassador for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic & Paralympic Winter games. Rick is the co-author of Slumach's Gold, In Search of a Legend and in 2008, he published his third book, To Timbuktu for a Haircut; A Journey Through West AfricaRick is regularly invited to speak all over the world on the topic of travel. His personal journeys have taken him on a four-by-four adventure with his wife Janice and a guide traveling from Lhasa, Tibet across the Himalayas to Kathmandu, Nepal. He has circumnavigated the northern hemisphere by train with his sons Brent and Sean over five trips which included North Korea. More recently he joined an expedition to the summit of Mount Ararat, and travelled to both Iraq and Iran. Rick’s passions include traveling, writing and baseball.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

John Clarke and Shel Neufeld

On top of Katzie Mountain Adam and Evan found an ascent note from 1971 and 1999 by John Clarke (shown here) and photographer Shel Neufeld. To  learn more about John Clarke here are two links: WIKI and WILDED. For more about Wild Art photographer Shel Neufeld and his work go here

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

The Expedition: Adam and Evan

Go here to see some stunning pictures and a read Evan's notes about their fabulous trek of last month.

Cavalier July 1958

CLICK HERE for the earlier posting about the magazine of July 1958 with the article "Lost Gold and Murdered Maids" by Thomas P. Kelley. The copy of the Cavalier of July 1958 arrived and the text will soon be available on the Web site. Shown here a second drawing illustrating the article. Don't forget to click on it to enjoy all the details. Do you see that knife?