Sunday, October 24, 2021

Trekking Poles for use with Wheelchairs?

I was initially very skeptical about using poles with wheelchairs. Why?  Because we teach people to use big pushing muscles – muscles in the back that support and elongate the spine.  My concern was that the more fragile pulling muscles (like the anterior deltoid) might be used and therefore strained.   Also, I thought some control […]

No Barriers Summit: July 2011 Winter Park, CO

July 10, 2011 by  
Filed under Our World, Travel

The No Barriers Summit (held every 2 years) brought together people from all over the world for 4 days of outdoors events, lectures, connecting and living.  After a torrential hail/thunder/lightening storm on Thursday afternoon (the mountains really DO create their own weather), the weekend was sunny, warm and perfect.  Here are a few shots from […]