How to disconnect for deeper connection

8 January 2018

“Disconnect to connect,” Leah Evans says to us, 13 total strangers standing in a circle at a remote trailhead in British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains…As we hiked the 7½ miles to Purcell Mountain Lodge, we skipped straight over the small talk. With our phones tucked discreetly in our packs, we got to know each other on the kind of deep level that’s unique to the backcountry, where time slows and an hour feels like a day’.

– Author: Cassidy Randall splits her time between storytelling, moonlighting as a gypsy in foreign lands and saving the world from toxic chemicals as marketing director for Made Safe. She writes about badass women quietly and not so quietly taking over adventure sports, beautiful places and what it takes to get to them, as well as mission fail, mediocrity and all the hard things social media glosses over about outdoor adventures.

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photo credit: Colleen Gentemann