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PUBLISHER and EdITOR-In-CHIEF DAVE BROWN
ManaGInG EdITOR LYNDA HARRIsON
PUBlISHER’S LETTER
STaFF WRITER PAT KOZAK
COnTRIBUTInG WRITERS
AT LAsT! AN OuTDOOR ADVENTuRE MAGAZINE FOR CALGARY!
Alec Bialski, Natalie st-Denis, Joel Weder,
sima Morland, Richard Link, Nicki Rehn,
Rhonda scheurer, stephen Marsters, Cheyenne steffen,
EVERYONE IN THE CALGARY area knows that our region is a mecca
John stanton, Angela Harder, Tim Allard, Megan Kopp, for outdoor activity. Odds are that if you’re not hiking, running, in-lining
Andrew Westwood, Jim McLennan, Laurie Ann March,
or cycling down the local paths of the inner city, you’re scrambling or
Carol Miyagawa, Cathy Brown, Alex Debolt
paddling a nearby peak, lake or river. One thing is for certain, you are
COnTRIBUTInG PHOTOGRaPHERS
an outdoor enthusiast seeking outdoor adventure wherever you can DAVE BROWN
Natalie st-Denis, Joel Weder, Foothills Wanderers
Orienteering Club, Calgary Outdoor Club,
find it; and in this city, it’s everywhere! Publisher, Editor-in-chief
Warner Guiding & Outfitting, Marko stavric,
Calgary Outdoors Magazine is your guide to the local outdoor
stephen w. Klassen, Lynda Harrison, Calgary Tourism, adventure scene. In the pages of this seasonal magazine we'll bring you articles focusing on
Calgary Crankmasters Cycling Club, istockPhoto,
outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, scrambling, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, in-
Paul Villecourt, Jim and Lynda McLennan,
Laurie Ann March, Carol Miyagawa
lining, rock climbing and adventure racing—and that’s just our summer line-up! We’ve gathered
a collection of writers and photographers—from the local amateur to the diehard professional—
advERTISInG InQUIRIES
Dave Brown, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief
who will capture your imaginations and enlighten you with stories pertaining to your interests.
Calgary Outdoors Magazine is an independent
Here at Calgary Outdoors, we'll further aspire to bring you stories that are local and relevant. If
publication published seasonally and distributed there’s a great adventure in or within driving distance of Calgary, we’ll be letting you know about
FREE at sports stores all over the region, as well as
it, and telling you how to get to it.
at 100 other locations. It is a subsidiary of Canadian
Adventure Media Partners (CAMP INC.), which also
In this launch issue you’ll read about caving at Crowsnest; about the fitness and adventure
publishes Ottawa Outdoors (7th year) and Kickabout
highs of orienteering; and getting started commuting by bike to work. As well, we'll take you to
Ottawa (1st year). places like the Wilcox Pass and the Lineham Ridge Trail. And if you're hankering to go rafting,
E-mail: Advertising@CalgaryOutdoors.ca
we'll tell you how to organize your own trip down the Bow River. Look for regular columns such
Website: www.CalgaryOutdoors.ca
as our events calendar; our local outdoor clubs listing; and our Cool Gear Hot Clothing section
Tel: 613-860-8687 / 888-228-2918
to ensure you're decked out in the latest outdoor swag that's both stylish and useful.
Fax: 613-860-8687
Lastly, be sure to go to our website to register and we'll send you an extremely cool digital
COnTRIBUTIOnS
version of each issue right to your in-box each time it's published.
Calgary Outdoors Magazine welcomes story and photo
contributions. All photos should ideally be shot on a
Please write in anytime with comments, questions, article ideas or more, we'd love to hear
high resolution digital camera or otherwise scanned at from you. Thanks again. Happy trails. «CO
300dpi resolution and burned onto a CD-ROM or
e-mailed. No unsolicited contributions will be returned
unless accompanied by a self-addressed stamped
envelope. Publisher assumes no responsibility for
return of unsolicited manuscripts, photographs or COnTRibuTORs
artwork. Publisher may publish any and all
communications with Calgary Outdoors magazine,
and may edit for clarity and style. Indexed in the
Canadian Periodical Index IssN No. 1204-69556. ©
Copyright 2008. All rights reserved. Reproduction of
any materials published in Calgary Outdoors Magazine
is expressly forbidden without consent of the publisher
unless otherwise agreed between partners.
Printed in Canada.
EnvIROnMEnTaL PaRTnERSHIPS
Calgary Outdoors Magazine aligns with local and international
environmental groups. Recently Calgary Outdoors Magazine
joined and supports the following groups. We encourage you
to do the same. Joel Weder is a
technology instructor
Leave no Trace Canada is a national non-profit organization
dedicated to promoting and inspiring responsible outdoor rec- Cheyenne Steffen feels most at peace
and a coordinator
reation through education, research and partnerships. Leave
while deep in the back-country forest.
with the Calgary
No Trace builds awareness, appreciation and respect for our
An experienced world traveller, her
Outdoor Club. He
wilderness areas.
www.leavenotrace.ca
favourite place on the planet is the
enjoys mountain hikes,
Canadian Rockies.
whitewater rafting,
caving, photography,
One Percent for the Planet is a rapidly growing
network of companies that give at least one per cent
almost anything
of their annual sales to environmental causes. Their outdoors!
commitment provides vital resources and awareness
to organizations that work to keep us on a sustainable Rhonda Scheurer is the founder of the
path. 1%FTP provides members with a straightforward
Calgary Outdoor Club, its first president
and powerful way to become part of the solution. We are proud
and a regular on local trails all seasons
supporters of One Percent as a movement as well as their members
which include Mountain Equipment Co-op and more than 20 other
long.
businesses across Canada. www.onepercentfortheplanet.org
4 CALGARY  SUMMER 2008
aRE YOU an OUTdOOR EnTHUSIaST WHO WOULd LIKE TO COnTRIBUTE?
To submit articles or photos, all you have to do is e-mail us at: Editor@CalgaryOutdoors.ca.
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