The weekend before May 25 is Victoria Day, but is known to many Canadians as the May 2-4 weekend. While it is meant to be celebrated with fireworks, a case of 24 beers and […]
The Back of the Lake at Lake Louise in Alberta is one of Canada’s top quartzite climbing areas. With routes from 5.5 to 5.14, it has become a must-visit for visiting climbers and a […]
While many climbers have turned to keeping track of their ascents on sites like 8a.nu and Sendage.com, nothing will replace the convenience of a guidebook. Some sites such as Mountainproject.com and thecrag.com have built […]
Evan Hau has been one of Canada’s leading hard-route developers for the past few years. He recently sent one of his projects at Apocalypse Cave on Grotto Mountain and called it Belly of the […]
I had busted my chops all year, training, climbing, dieting and strategizing, and I was running out of time to hit my goal of red-pointing 5.13a. The season started off strong with some 12+ sends including a 13a the year before, but I needed consistency.
Hedon Rock Tours is a new company that provides an all-inclusive tour of Western Canada’s premier climbing destinations, from Canmore to Squamish. If you have never been out west and don’t want to worry […]
In the early 1980s, Swiss climber Urs Kallen met South African Dave Cheesmond in Calgary. Kallen asked Cheesmond if he would co-author a book about alpine climbing in the Canadian Rockies, Cheesmond said yes. Less […]