For forty years, the Rockies have been a world-class ice climbing destination and in the words of Bugs Mckeith,”(In the ) winter of 72-73 the seeds were planted of what was to blossom into one of the most exciting things that has happened in the Rockies since the big peadks were first climbed.
Peter Valchev and Jason Wilcox visited the Ghost River Valley in Alberta a few years ago and climbed a classic ice route. “We first climbed a short pillar formed to the left of Hidden Dragon and then […]
One close call and one accident resulting in numerous injuries are reminders to play safe this winter. On Murchison Falls WI4+ on the Icefields Parkway, two climbers were rappelling at the end a day last week. […]
Sub-Zero explores the souls of four top Canadian ice climbers and in this short film, we meet John Freeman. A few years ago, Freeman was soloing a slender and steep pillar of ice on the […]
Francois Laplante has put in thousands of hours over the past few years to produce a new guidebook to the Jasper area. This is the first modern rock climbing guidebook to Jasper, which many […]
Ian Welsted, Maarten Van Haeren and Jay Mills have have made the first ascent of Canoeing to Cuba on Mount Storm in the Canadian Rockies. The route is named in in honour of the […]
From coast to coast, Canadians have been busy sending boulders and hard sport routes this month. Climbers have been taking advantage of the fall weather windows to tick their long-standing projects. In the Grand Wall Boulders, […]