The Bighorn Highway has long been an Alberta go-to climbing destination. It is the name given to the 66-kilometre Highway 40 in Kananaskis Country that runs north to south from Barrier Mountain to King […]
Sonnie Trotter takes us to Furry Creek south of Squamish for a look at his route Battle of Evermore 5.14b in the below video from 2013. “There’s never one move that’s particularly hard, it’s […]
Ticks are little critters that run wild in spring, especially in dry areas. Their bites can bring about serious long term health problems. Many of Canada’s top climbers have had tick-related illnesses in the […]
On Aug. 17, 2014 Alex Honnold celebrated his 29th birthday by soloing 290 pitches over the course of one day. In only 16 hours, Honnold averaged a climb every few minutes. “Some of the routes […]
In the fall of 2014, strong sport climber Jon Siegrist visited Ontario’s Lion’s head. Watch his impressive first-try efforts on some beautiful routes high above the Georgian Bay.
Crosby Johnston talks about one of his favourite Squamish routes, the popular Exasperator 5.10c. It climbs two pitches up a splitter crack at the base of the Grand Wall for 45 metres. It was […]
Fred Beckey is one of the world’s most accomplished climbers and turned 94 on Jan. 14, 2017. Born on Jan. 14, 1923, Friedrich Wolfgang Beckey has established new routes all around the world, authored a number of […]