December 2016 - ROAM

Month: December 2016

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Location, Location, Location

These were the wise words of a retail guru I knew as a young lad growing up in Toronto, Canada.  Apparently these words are also echoed for real estate transactions but the premise clearly did not sink in.  Or did it? Hosting a Grand Canyon trip for my friend and long-time client, billionaire David Bonderman, he introduced me to his old Harvard Law School grads as a "Canadian with remote…

North America’s Most Beautiful River?

Some would argue that the Tashenshini-Alsek is North America's most spectacular river.  I never hesitate to say it's the World's most scenic river trip.  The scenery at the put-in at Kluane National Park is stunning and the views improve exponentially every day.  Literally, every day, culminating at Alsek Lake where Mt Fairweather looms and two toes of the Alsek glacier and one toe of the Grand Plateau glacier stretches down…

Nelson in the Limelight Again

Nelson has been the home base for ROAM Adventures since 1995 and for a small town gets a lot of ink.  GQ, Men's Journal and OUTSIDE magazines have written about our small mountain town on countless occasions.  This month the San Francisco Chronicle has a story about the quality of powder and lack of lift lines in the Kootenays.  Locals get antsy if its more than a 2-minute wait! Nelson's…