Retrace Andrew's Journey

Relive the adventures of Nat Geo's Digital Nomad (@WheresAndrew), who recently tackled his most physically demanding assignment yet—three weeks of ice climbing, dogsledding, skiing, and more in Canada's stunning backcountry and national parks.

Andrew's Most Popular Posts

  • Andrew Evans in Canada, 2011. Traveler Magazine. Digital Nomad.

    Best of Ski Canada

    Two full weeks of world-class skiing may have spoiled me rotten, but I’m still enough of a discerning traveler to have picked my favorites. Bear in mind, Canada is ...

  • Andrew Evans in Canada, 2011. Traveler Magazine. Digital Nomad.

    Digital Skiing

    “104 kilometers per hour? There’s no way that can be right.” My ski instructor was incredulous, shaking her head even after I showed her proof on the chairlift—with my ...

  • Andrew Evans in Canada, 2011. Traveler Magazine. Digital Nomad.

    Skiing With Nancy

    Nancy isn’t just one of the best skiers in the world. She’s also a wonderfully patient teacher. Never mind the official suffixes that follow her name (OC, OBD, OD), or how she won a gold medal for ...

  • Andrew Evans in Canada, 2011. Traveler Magazine. Digital Nomad.

    A Town Called Fernie

    Ski towns are like people—each one has its own personality. As I travel from one ski town to the next, I am amazed by the distinct differences from place to place. At the heart of each lies ...

  • Andrew Evans in Canada, 2011. Traveler Magazine. Digital Nomad.

    Powder Pilgrims

    Matt tries to kill me before I’ve even digested my breakfast. Our first run of the day is a pole-gripping black diamond that drops through the trees and into a channel of menacing ...

  • Andrew Evans in Canada, 2011. Traveler Magazine. Digital Nomad.

    Dogpowered

    Of all the many ways I’ve traveled in the world, dogsled is by far the most exuberant mode of transportation I have experienced. To have eight eager, happy dogs all yipping, yapping, and ...

  • Andrew Evans in Canada, 2011. Traveler Magazine. Digital Nomad.

    Blowing Up Snow

    People say that I have a cool job, but I think I just found an even cooler one. Imagine going to work every day and blowing up gigantic snowdrifts—that’s pretty much a day in the life of ...

  • Andrew Evans in Canada, 2011. Traveler Magazine. Digital Nomad.

    Corduroy

    The fate of snow lies in front of me. Feathery flakes blow all around us, but where they fall makes all the difference. The snow on my right will one day melt and flow ...

  • Andrew Evans in Canada, 2011. Traveler Magazine. Digital Nomad.

    Remembering How to Ski

    Like I said, It’s been more than five years since I’ve skied. Riding the lift to the top of Mt. Standish at Sunshine Village, my feet cemented into a pair of boots and skis, I felt ...

  • Andrew Evans in Canada, 2011. Traveler Magazine. Digital Nomad.

    Ice Climbing

    Once you fall, the fear of falling goes away. That’s what I learned halfway up a wall of dripping blue-white ice in Banff National Park. Or rather, I learned it halfway down, as my harness ...

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