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About Moniera Khan

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Callaghan Valley Snowshoeing

The Callaghan Valley is an area that lies just south of Whistler, BC. It is also the location of the Whistler Olympic Park, where the Nordic events of the 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics were held.  With the new Whistler … Continue reading


Hollyburn Ridge at Cypress Mountain

Snowshoe Magazine
Cypress Mountain, just north of Vancouver, British Columbia, was an Olympic venue in February 2010, when we hosted the Games. It's just minutes away from downtown, and offers a fabulous “big mountain” experience. There is an alpine area and a Nordic area that includes x-country skiing, snowshoeing and snow-tubing facilities. An extensive trail network is accessible to snowshoers with an $8 area ti...

Red Heather Trail at Garibali Park, British Columbia

Snowshoe Magazine
While everyone else welcomed the new year, I lay in bed willing sleep to come but recognising the “too excited to sleep” pattern. We had a snowshoe adventure planned for New Year's Day and I really wanted to be well rested.By the time my alarm went off at 6:30 with the world still pitch dark outside, my enthusiasm had waned somewhat. I dragged myself out of bed and started to get ready. There were...

Blog and Review: Columbia Bugatech Lite Omni-Heat Boots

Snowshoe Magazine
Snowshoe Magazine offered to send me a pair of Columbia Bugatech Lite Omni-heat boots in exchange for a review. I had to ask them twice, "So you'll send me a pair of boots and all you want is for me to be honest about them?" So I got a package in the mail and went snowshoeing the next day.First time out in new boots, you never have high expectations. We headed out to Mount Seymour in North Vancouv...