The mighty east face of Cerro Torre leered above, taunting me. This was the culmination of a season spent biding time, waiting for conditions and weather to allow us to attempt our dream project. I was amazed we were finally getting the chance.
Despite growing crowds, access issues and overblown environmental concerns, a small group of dedicated Ontario climbers are busy expanding the climbing opportunities just in time for the first comprehensive guidebook in decades.
Constructed to protect climbers in the worst weather, these tents will remain standing after a night of howling wind and drifting snow.
Stay warm during belays.
It seems we’re forgetting that injury and death are potential consequences of playing in the uncontrollable environment of the vertical arena.
Canadian climbing superstar Sean McColl finished in 7th place at this weekend’s IFSC World Cup lead climbing in Boulder, Co.