Meghan Ward

Meghan Ward

a.k.a “Megs”

"I live out my passions in my work and playtime outdoors."


Hometown: Kanata, Ontario

About Me: Meghan J. Ward is a writer, editor and publisher based in Banff, Alberta, and the adventurous mama behind As the co-founder of mountain culture publishing house, Crowfoot Media, Meghan is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Rockies Annual. She loves any activity that takes her up a mountain or into the backcountry, and particularly enjoys exploring with her husband, (mountain photographer) Paul Zizka, and their daughter, Mistaya.

Favorite Spring ’16 Aventura pieces: Lyric Dress and the Hathway LS!

Favorite Blog:

Favorite Instagrammer or Pinner: On Instagram: @PaulZizkaPhoto

Singing in the car or singing in the shower: Anything by Chantal Kreviazuk

Best Vacation Spot: Maupiti, French Polynesia

Person that inspires you: These days, Justin Trudeau!

Favorite Book: A New Earth, by Eckhart Tolle

What are you listening to right now? Into Me, by Chantal Kreviazuk (see a trend?)

Favorite movie of all time: Incedies (tough to watch, but this is my definition of a well-made film)

Best piece of advice you ever received? In general, the Four Agreements, by don Miguel Ruiz: 1. Be impeccable with your word. 2. Don’t take anything personally. 3. Don’t make assumptions. 4. Always do your best.

What’s the one thing you’re afraid of? Deep water.

What’s the most amazing experience you’ve had in your life (besides having babies and getting married): A 9-week trekking adventure in Nepal back in 2011. It is by far the trip I think most about after the fact!

Funny tidbit not everyone knows about you…but will now! I run the track at the gym to the soundtrack of Glee.

What does #aventuralife mean to you? How do you live it? #aventuralife to me means living life to the fullest and making amazing experiences out of even the most insignificant parts of my day.