Archive for the ‘sports’ Category

15th Birthday Celebration for “Bergen The Super Dog” Deep in the Patagonian Forest

Monday, March 15th, 2010 Posted in day to day, lifestyle, sports | 7 Comments »

Written by Shanie Although he can't --- technically speaking --- read this, I want to wish our canine son, Bergen, a happy happy 15th Birthday. Today is the big day. But it really has been a week long celebration of extra ...

Skiing the Puyehue Volcano

Friday, January 29th, 2010 Posted in sports | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie One of our partners, Andes Cross, led an expedition to nearby Puyehue Volcano last winter. The summit of the volcano is 7,336 feet above see level, and located just over the border in Chile. This trip was unique as the ...

My Bariloche Vacation Dream Week

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 Posted in sports, travel | 23 Comments »

Written by Jamie One of the greatest parts of having a vacation rental business is sharing this special part of the world with others. I decided to put together my "dream week" if I were to come to the Lakes District on vacation. Please ...

Interview with Pro Snowboarder Jeremy Jones

Friday, December 11th, 2009 Posted in business, lifestyle, politics, resources, sports, travel, weather | No Comments »

Written by Shanie As I wrote about before, pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones is not only one of the best snowboarders in the world, the creator of a much-needed non-profit, Protect Our Winters (POW), that supports the environment, and the designer of ...

Article in Skiing Magazine about the Shames Co-op

Friday, November 13th, 2009 Posted in business, sports | No Comments »

Written by Shanie The Shames Mountain Co-op project that we previously mentioned was recently written about in Skiing Magazine. As we approach a few months that we have been working on the idea, it has been amazing to both of us how ...

Rally Argentino in Bariloche

Monday, November 9th, 2009 Posted in culture, sports | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie The thirteenth annual Rally Argentino has commenced in Bariloche. The race, which is a series of competitions including dirt and pavement routes, brought hundreds of bystanders to Bariloche despite the cold weather and snow. Saturday's course used the Circuito ...

5 Great Bariloche Half Day Hikes

Thursday, November 5th, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, entertainment, sports, travel | 17 Comments »

Written by Shanie We have talked enough about how much we love the trails around Bariloche. And we have given some beta on the longer treks...but I thought it might be good to offer some information on shorter day hikes as ...

Jamie Interviewed about Shames Mountain on CBC Radio

Monday, October 26th, 2009 Posted in business, sports | No Comments »

Written by Shanie As we mentioned before, we are involved with a global project to help Shames Mountain. The movement has gained a lot of support and is moving full steam ahead. On October 23rd, Jamie was interviewed by CBC radio. Please click ...

Even More Skiing

Thursday, September 24th, 2009 Posted in day to day, sports | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie Sorry about all the ski photos this week, we are on vacation. Shanie on Sans Nom, Las Leñas.

More Skiing

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 Posted in day to day, sports | 1 Comment »

Since we are on a much deserved ski vacation, today's post will be easy. Jamie in overdrive, Las Leñas, Mendoza, Argentina.