Rob McFarland

After abandoning a sensible career in IT to travel and write, Rob McFarland now divides his time between Sydney, the US and Europe. He’s won six writing awards, including Australian Travel Writer of the Year, and regularly runs workshops for aspiring writers. While not averse to the charms of a 5-star hotel, his most memorable travel experiences involve adventure. Highlights include scaling the mist-shrouded mountain behind Machu Picchu and rafting the Futaleufu River in Patagonia.

Arriving by snowmobile at the back country cabin on Mount Sproatt.

A thrilling adventure in Whistler

A 15-kilometre trail leads to the dinner venue – a rustic log cabin 488 metres up Mount Sproatt near the Canadian ski resort of Whistler.

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