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Works at Resorts of the Canadian Rockies
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Lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Relaxing atop Kicking Horse Mountain Resort at Eagles Eye Restaurant
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Last time we went skiing in Banff, we ventured out to Kicking Horse, want to go back. Loved it!
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check out new community #Adventure   #Travel   #Explore   #BritishColumbia  
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Merry Snowy Christmas in Deep , British Columbia From All of us on the Powder Highway! #fernie #golden #Kimberley #ski #skivacation 
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snow continues to fall for a Happy #stpaddysday2013   #Powder  celebration at #FernieAlpineResort   #BritishColumbia   #skiBC  Over 20cm new in 24 hrs and more on the way! Check out this picture of the snow measuring stake....buried deep! Enjoy your Ski Day! #PowderMatt   #MattMosteller  
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Great pic's! thank you for sharing! Look forward to more skiing and riding shots from British Columbia #ski   #BritishColumbia   #skiing   #travel   #adventure   #canada  
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Yeah! Great shots :)
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Big storms slam #fernie #Kimberley #KickingHorse with over 5 feet this week! Like a snow globe! #skiBC 
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Vice President, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies, largest private owner of mountain resorts in Canada
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adventurer, author, top ski blogger, travel writer, social media expert
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  • Resorts of the Canadian Rockies
    Vice President, Marketing, present
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Adventurer, top ski blogger, author of top selling book Adventurer's Guide to Living a Happy Life, available now at Chapters Indigo, Amazon, KOBO, Google Books, Barnes & Noble.Powder Highway lover, Ski British Columbia, Super, Natural http://www.powdermatt.com
Introduction

I am a self proclaimed lover of the mountains and the outdoor life! I spend most of my time enjoying the mountains, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, canoe tripping, climbing, backpacking and backcountry skiing. I have been in the mountain resort industry all of my life- from ski racing, professional ski coach to marketing professional in the mountain resort industry with current job of Vice President of Resorts of the Canadian Rockies. I have worked for major outdoor retailer, REI, where I did some product testing. I Love Mountain Equipment COOP (MEC) and one of the best outdoor gear companies is Outdoor Research (OR) One of my hobbies when out enjoying an outdoor adventure is to test the latest in outdoor and mountain gear for gearguideadvisor.com My most favorite adventures happen with my family on weekend camping, backpacking and canoe trips in the Canadian Rockies. I continue to strive to push my Adventure and Life limits, like entering and finishing, what some say is the world's toughest Winter Adventure Race, the Yukon Challenge. An 1800 mile cross country, running, dog-sledding, multi sport event from Whitehorse to above the Arctic Circle in January. Part of the entertainment is that you have to sleep outside every night and endure the 40 to 60 below temps. A recent highlight was being a torch bearer for the 2010 Winter Olympics. I have much to be thankful for- family, life, passion (work). I am constantly focused on seeing the positive in every step of life. Even if those steps involve a Mother Grizzly Bear- as I am one of the few people to survive a Grizzly attack on skis.

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Survived Grizzly Bear attack on skis, Top Ski Blogger's at www.powdermatt.com, Member of the Advisory Board, Canada Institute, Constantly working on ways to get kids healthy and active to fight childhood obesity, Being able to enjoy my passions in life (work, mountains, family and outdoors), featured in Ski, Mountain Living, Powder Magazine, Outdoor Gear tester for GearGuideAdvisor,com, Completed world's toughest Winter Adventure Race, Yukon Challenge, being published in the Globe and Mail travel section, skiing every month of the year, member of many past tourism boards and tourism marketing organizations. Author of book Adventurer's Guide to Living a Happy Life. Travel writer, writer with feature articles in Globe and Mail, Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun and Calgary Herald
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  • University of Washington
    1988
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