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@indragramm  ➵ engineer | fitness | adventures ➵ non-dad, dad-joker chasing "all you can eat" ➵ 📍 𝘤𝘢𝘭𝘨𝘢𝘳𝘺🇨🇦 | ✈️ 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘰𝘤𝘤𝘰🇲🇦 𝘢𝘶𝘴🇦🇺 𝘯𝘻🇳🇿

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When I tell people I do yoga they just think I’m a poser 🧘🏼‍♀️🛩 ⠀ It’s almost impossible to watch a sunset from a mountain top and not dream. It’s one of those things in life, since our primitive times to the modern day, something that is eternally and universally beautiful ⠀ I mean even the fiercest Marvel villain, Thanos, watched the sunset right after he killed half of the universe in a flick of the finger. Who’s a Marvel comic fan? 🙋🏻‍♂️ . . . . #mountains #adventure #namaste #nature #landscape #outdoors #NeverStopExploring #wildernessCulture #sunset #follow #instagood #yoga #world #explore #travel #fun #hike #happy #climb #beautiful #beboundless #photooftheday #RockyMountains #IntoTheWild #backpack #wild #Alberta #exploreAlberta #canada #View at Sunset

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2 days ago

That time we thought we were being hair’larious. Bali’ve me when I say it was fun! ⠀ Sometimes it’s not enough just to wet your toes in the water. If I learned anything from life thus far, it’s not about waiting for the storm to pass. Sometimes you just gotta whip it and feel fabulous! ⠀ Throwback to scooter rides and chasing waterfalls in the Indonesian island of Bali | 📷@DeShoots . . . . . #Bali #island #Indonesia #Asia #Islands #SouthEastAsia #SEA #tropical #summer #beach #jungle #rainforest #TheBaliBible #Volcano #Pacific #island #fun #vacation #travel #adventure #mountains #outdoors #world #ChasingSunrise #wanderlust #waterfalls #life #GoPro #Tourist #explore at Bali, Indonesia

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5 days ago

Climbing in the Martian landscape of the Mojave desert was a pretty red’ical experience! ⠀ Just spent the whole week in Las Vegas and checking out the local rocks of Red Rocks. I have never climbed sandstone before this trip and was fascinated by the geological formations, texture and the vivid colours of the area. ⠀ The sandstone cliffs at Red Rock, thousands of feet high, are made up of the Aztec Sandstone. This formation, almost 200 million years old, is made from lithified* sand dunes that formed in a vast desert that covered a large part of the southwestern US during the Jurassic time ⠀ ⠀ *Lithification is the process of changing unconsolidated sediment into sedimentary rock. The red part that you see is actually rust! Exposure to the elements caused iron minerals to oxidize (rust) resulting in red, orange, and brown-colored rocks ⠀ Not all things that are rusty are bad I guess! . . . . #rock #climbing #USA #trip #redrocks #desert #america #rockclimbing #nevada #lasvegas #OptOutside #BeBoundless #Sonyalpha #instagram #geology #GoProTravel #GoProOfTheDay #natgeoYourShot #natgeo #watchThisInstagood #YourshotPhotographer at Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas

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9 days ago

A scrap of knowledge about SUP’lime things is worth more than any amount of trivalities ⠀ Currently staying in Las Vegas (Nevada) to explore Red Rocks area. Been here and got suggestions for places to check out or climb? . . . . . #sup #paddleboard #standuppaddleboarding #mountains #adventure #wanderlust #nature #landscape #outdoors #NeverStopExploring #wildernessCulture #love #follow #instagood #fitness #world #explore #travel #fun #beautiful #backcountry #photooftheday #RockyMountains #IntoTheWild #backpack #wild #Alberta #exploreAlberta #canada #View at Beautiful Spray Lakes

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12 days ago

The Swingers Party ⛏ for those in favour of variety as a sp’ice of life ⠀ To people living in warm climates, all ice looks the same. But if you live day-in and day-out on sea ice, like the Inupiaq people of Alaska, you would find that there are many kinds of ice, all distinct. In fact, the Inupiaq have more than 100 names for different kinds of ice. ⠀ While it may seems a lot to remember, it makes sense for a group people whose survival requires expert knowledge of the characteristics and behavior of frozen water in all its variations ⠀ Though one thing remains the same - they’re all super cool. . . . . #iceclimbing #mountains #adventure #climbing #GreenGreyWhite #AlpineClubofCanada #OptOutside #BeBoundless #GoPro #GoProTravel #GoProOfTheDay #natgeoYourShot #natgeo #ice #YourshotPhotographer #YYC at Canadian Rockies

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13 days ago

Don’t rush it. Just mountain a steady pace! ⠀ On Kilimanjaro there is a popular saying amongst the hikers in Swahili: “Polè, polè”. pronounced “polay, polay” meaning “Slowly, slowly.” Especially said to us when we started to hike at a faster pace. The idea is, anyone can go fast, but not everyone will get to the top. The lesson learned here is that - less is more. Fewer, slower steps will get you there faster. ⠀ I’ve learned a few other words and sentences from the locals, but what surprised me the most is the realization that my middle name is actually a Swahili word for “Mister”. Though actually spelled differently, it’s “Bwana” in case you’re wondering | 📷@ChristinExploring . . . . #ThisIsAfrica #Tanzania #Kilimanjaro #Africa #camp #mountains #BeBoundless #wildlife #autumn #safari #backcountry #culture #HakunaMatata #AsanteSana #alpine #desert #backpack #trek #hike at Mount Kilimanjaro

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14 days ago

It's not a'boat having time, its a'boat making time ⠀ Reminicing sunset swimming in the Gili islands. Gili T is part of the 3 Gili Archipelago Islands in the province of West Nusa Tenggara. Automobiles and motorised vehicles are prohibited on the islands by local ordinance, so the preferred method of transportation is by foot and bicycle or the horse-drawn carriages at Gili Trawangan

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15 days ago

Welcome to parad’ice ⛏❄️ ⠀ If you’re in the Calgary area you probably have known by now that it’s the Snowmageddon. ⠀ So much snow* that our 6am flight this morning was the only flight that managed to not get cancelled. As annoying as the roads and traffic will be, the plus side is that our mountains are generating the beautiful crystals of ice that we will see in the months to come! Throwback photo to feeling like an ant climbing an (icy) ant hill ⠀ ⠀ *A colleague just told me that it is a historical record for October 2nd. Calgary got hit with 15 - 25cm of snow today. There hasn't been this much snow for Oct 2nd before, with previous record being in 1954 with only 5cm. Snow'ly molly! | 📷@chrissheremataphotography . . at Banff National Park

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16 days ago

The most valley’able lessons aren’t taut. They’re experienced ⠀ Throwback to a long weekend in the summer where we explored the climbing scene of Selkirk Mountains on the extreme West Arm of Kootenay Lake in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada | 📷 @alpinewithv . . . . . #rock #climbing #slocan #valley #kootenays #GreenGreyWhite #AlpineClubofCanada #OptOutside #BeBoundless #GoPro #GoProTravel #GoProOfTheDay #natgeoYourShot #natgeo #watchThisInstagood #YourshotPhotographer #AllAboutAdventures #YYC at Slocan Valley Rails To Trail

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17 days ago

The cure for board'om is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity but to explore (II) ⠀ Not all paddling destinations are made equal. Some have a more interesting way of entry and escape. It’s not often your wetsuit gets ripped from from being in contact with your crampons ⠀ Explored the canyon in the Kootenays with @robynintherockies at the perfect time of the year. Weeks prior to this video was taken a lot of the water would have been frozen. Weeks following up to this video being taken, the water would have been 4 m higher with deadly turbulence. Timing is everything ⠀ SUP: @redpaddleco, @redpaddlecousa Captured: @GoPro Duckie: @neffwear . . . . . #paddleboard #SUP #standuppaddleboarding #GreenGreyWhite #AlpineClubofCanada #OptOutside #BeBoundless #GoPro #GoProTravel #GoProOfTheDay #natgeoYourShot #natgeo #watchThisInstagood #YourshotPhotographer #AllAboutAdventures #YYC at British Columbia

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20 days ago

When the locals greet you in a black and white party and welcomes you with a kiss, that’s peng’winning it! 🐧 ⠀ Note at that penguin on the left, we all have that one friend you can’t take them anywhere 😅 ⠀ While there are 17 species of penguins overall, The Antarctic continent is home to only 4 breeding species. The chinstrap type, followed by Adélie pictured here, is the most common. The other two are emperor and gentoo ⠀ Adélie build nests and line them with stones. The male and female take turns sitting on a pair of eggs to keep them warm and safe. It has been observed that the adults make their chicks chase them before they’ll vomit up krill for them (regurgitation feeding method) . . . . #Antarctica #Polar #Expedition #Continent7 #OptOutside #wildlife #penguins #GoPro #GoProTravel #GoProOfTheDay #natgeo #natgeoYourShot . . . . . . . . . . #mountains #adventure #wanderlust #nature #landscape at Antarctica

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22 days ago

May the forest be with you 🙏🌲🍂 ⠀ These cold-climate larch trees only grows in the northern parts of N America, Europe and Asia. The needled-conifers-deciduous trees are lush green in the spring and summer, but in autumn it turns golden yellow and drop to the ground. The reason for this is that they are saving nutrients to use later, as temperatures cool and days grow shorter. The chemical machinery in the needles that photosynthesize (or creates sugars from CO2, H2O and sunlight) start to break down and those chemicals (mostly nitrogen) are stored elsewhere in the tree...that was my homework this week to look it up 😅 ⠀ Fascinating. How something that only lasts for about a couple of weeks in 365 days can be so beautiful. Perhaps life does what it does to us to emphasize one thing. That no matter how beautiful, every probability curve needs to have an end. For the purpose of something 'larcher' than life. ⠀ @CarreraDawn, one of the best hike-snackers I know, tree-pose posing with the trees 🙏🌲🍂 . . . . . . #larch #yoga #tree #pose #GreenGreyWhite #AlpineClubofCanada #OptOutside #BeBoundless #GoPro #GoProTravel #GoProOfTheDay #natgeoYourShot #natgeo #watchThisInstagood #YourshotPhotographer #AllAboutAdventures #YYC at Kananaskis Country

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23 days ago

"Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it." - L. Tzu. Whoa now that's deep 💦 ⠀ Regardless how you look at it; in the end, it doesnt matter if your glass is half empty or half full. You have a glass. There is something in it. Be grateful | 📷@skrochenski . . . . . @redpaddleco @redpaddlecousa #standuppaddleboard #sup #water #sports #banff #GreenGreyWhite #AlpineClubofCanada #OptOutside #BeBoundless #GoPro #GoProTravel #GoProOfTheDay #natgeoYourShot #natgeo #watchThisInstagood #YourshotPhotographer #AllAboutAdventures #YYC at Banff National Park

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24 days ago

Dear mountains, meeting you was the most beautiful axe’iddent ⠀ True story. Without a career-move that enabled me to move my life to the Canadian Rockies, I couldn’t imagine what else I’d be doing in my spare time (probably doing crossword puzzles). Now I feel lucky every day to have something to look forward to in the weekend that doesn’t involve doing laundry. Better yet, a whole lifetime to explore these magnificent beasts that we have in our beautiful planet! | 📷@Reina_Climbs . . . . #greengreywhite #iceclimbing #ice #OptOutside #BeBoundless #GoPro #GoProTravel #GoProOfTheDay #natgeoYourShot #natgeo #watchThisInstagood #YourshotPhotographer #AllAboutAdventures #YYC at Ghost River Wilderness Area

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26 days ago

There should’ve been a label before this climb: “Rock hard and ribbed for your (climbing) pleasure”. When we reached the top, it sure was a climatic experience ⠀ You would’ve thought that I added a sepia-toned filter for this shot. But nah, it was just THAT Smokey 🔥 | 📷@cheeze.staxx . . . . . #rockclimbing #banff #GreenGreyWhite #AlpineClubofCanada #OptOutside #BeBoundless #GoPro #GoProTravel #GoProOfTheDay #natgeoYourShot #natgeo #watchThisInstagood #YourshotPhotographer #AllAboutAdventures #YYC at Sentinelle de la Grand Grange

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28 days ago

They say life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. So why not make a splash? ⠀ Throwback(flip) to just last Sunday when we drove south to the US/Canada border for 600km, 18km boat ride, 20km hike, 700m gain all and ate all the snacks🍷🍕🍪🍉within less than 17 hours. ⠀ Was it worth the big day to escape the wintery autumn up north? Just ask @Dyna_Benny, shown here fully sending it into an alpine lake that feeds into Crypt Falls. Proving that life can also be lived backwards. @NatGeo rated this hike as 𝘞𝘰𝘳𝘭𝘥’𝘴 20 𝘔𝘰𝘴𝘵 𝘛𝘩𝘳𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘛𝘳𝘢𝘪𝘭𝘴. Right behind the mountains you see here is the State of Montana of USA 🇺🇸 ⠀ Thanks for the fun day @carreradawn, @dyna_benny, @sarahp_summitqueen, @carronlynsay, @cathy_blouin, @sabrinalayne! . . . . . #waterton #backflip #slowmotion #video #autumn #send #cryptLake #roadtrip #GreenGreyWhite #AlpineClubofCanada #OptOutside #BeBoundless #GoPro #GoProTravel #GoProOfTheDay #natgeoYourShot #natgeo #watchThisInstagood #YourshotPhotographer #AllAboutAdventures #YYC at Waterton Park, Alberta

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29 days ago

The good case of the ‘hang’over ⠀ Happy birthday to the gal who taught me how to lead-belay while on the ice, in the field, using nothing but herself as the lead subject. To make matters more challenging, she had to endure my singing of Justin Bieber while screwing into the ice on the sharp end. If that ain’t trust, then I don’t know what trust is. Here’s to more adventures and road trip beatbox/rapping collaborations V 🍻 @alpinewithv . . . . . #iceclimbing #winter #GreenGreyWhite #AlpineClubofCanada #ice #climbing #OptOutside #BeBoundless #GoPro #GoProTravel #GoProOfTheDay #natgeoYourShot #natgeo #watchThisInstagood #YourshotPhotographer #AllAboutAdventures #YYC at Icefields Parkway, Banff, Alberta, Canada

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