ABOUT I TEAM I AMBASSADORS I PARTNERS I CONTACT
Co-Founder + Art Director/Designer
Dee is a multi-disciplinary graphic designer and marketing strategist based in Banff. For over nine years, businesses have relied on her firm, Phaneric, for consistent and professional branding. When she’s not at her computer, you’ll find her outdoors, where she loves split boarding, snowboarding, mountain biking and hiking.
Meghan J. Ward
Co-Founder + Editor-in-Chief
Based in Banff, Meghan is writer, editor, adventurer and digital content specialist with over nine year’s experience working with mountain culture publications throughout North America. An outdoorsy mama, she loves any sport that takes her up a mountain or into the backcountry.
Photo Editor, Canadian Rockies Annual
Based in Banff, Paul Zizka is a professional mountain landscape and adventure photographer and the founder of OFFBEAT. Paul’s award-winning photos have been featured in a variety of publications, including Maclean’s, National Geographic Adventure, Huffington Post, and Canadian Geographic.
Associate/Copy Editor, Canadian Rockies Annual
A freelance writer and editor for over 15 years, Jen is a long-time Canmore resident now exploring life in the Comox Valley. She loves adventuring on Vancouver Island’s many beautiful beaches, mountains, forests and trails, but still misses the Rockies.
Tera is a freelance writer and graduate from Mount Royal University’s Journalism undergraduate program, where she acquired extensive journalistic knowledge and multimedia skills. Whether she’s booting down trail runs, trekking up peaks or travelling the globe, Tera is never content idling for long.
Tyler followed snowboarding from Vancouver to Banff for what was meant to be one winter season in the Rockies. Many years later, he is still here with no plans of leaving. A passionate photographer and self proclaimed ‘Fly Fishing Addict’, he spends most of his time exploring Banff and the surrounding area.
Billie fell in love with Canada at the age of seven and writing at the age of 21. After studying History & Politics at Loughborough University and enjoying a couple of winter seasons in the Rockies, it felt right to merge her two passions together. She started a travel guide website called Voyage Collective to inspire others to get out there and explore.
With roots running from the Southern Alberta prairies to the peaks of the Rockies, Ashleigh is an avid lover of creativity, integrity and moments of substance. Whether it’s beneath a painted sky or atop an untouched summit, she is pushed by an addiction to reveal how truly awesome life is with good people by her side and great adventure ahead.