Mountains For Growth programs are for people who get more from their adventure events and turn them into valuable life experience.  M.F.G. will give you the tools to help find your best self.

Learn to:

Nurture your best self

Gain a deeper sense of purpose for your life and your adventures

Improve your relationship with yourself, others and the natural world

Photo: Jeffrey Bosdet

Photo: Jeffrey Bosdet

Ken's Mission Statement

  • Live life as the incredible journey that it is.

  • Recognize and honour the large and small.

  • Make deep connections with myself, others, the natural world and with the great mystery.

  • Grow, and expand.

  • Recognize abundance.


Ken understands challenge in life. He has faced incredibly difficult situations and has come out the other side. On his journey he developed tools for drawing greater meaning from experience. With adventure as his guru, he connects himself and others to the deeper wisdom of nature.

Ken is an internationally certified mountain guide and a member of the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations, and the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides. He has lead experiences and guided in Canada, New Zealand, Peru, Ecuador, Alaska and the Contiguous U.S.A.

Ken has 30 years of experience as a mountain guide and experiential educator for organizations including Yamnuska Mountain School, Outward Bound Canada, and Outward Bound USA. He has also instructed at the University of Calgary and as a faculty member at Mount Royal College (University) and Thompson Rivers University in Outdoor Education and Adventure Tourism.

Ken founded Mountains for Growth in 2013 to help individuals and groups gain personal insight and wisdom through outdoor adventures.