Beware the Trundler
The number of climbers in Squamish, continues to double every decade and environmental impacts have risen sharply from relentless human traffic and the unrepaired ravages of winter storms.
My Quest was to climb fifty different routes on Yamnuska. I wanted this project to be completed during my 50th year on the planet. How hard could it be to tick 50 Yam routes in a year?
Older Stronger Harder
There are many climbers who have retained their motivation regardless of their age, and continue to push difficulty standards throughout the world.
First Sinner in Paradise
Anibal says living -in the north-has taught him how to climb with fingers numbed by cold stone...He still feels strongly connected to the climbing in Cuba and returns annually to play on the magnificent stone.
Northern Faces: Adam Reeve
Reeve's involvement with the Ontario Access Coalition (OAC) started when the Halfway Log Dump area was shut down for climbing. He was involved in the development of the area and felt that it was time to change the negative misconceptions the public had about climbing.
How Goes the Guide Book?
When we think about getting out for a day on the rock, up a peak, or a week away, a natural first thought is usually the climbing itself. The second thought is how to get there and succeed.
Traditional Sport Climbing in FRANCE.
Europe has been the source of climbing innovation, rather than traditionalism.Yet, you can still visit the old school crags and experience routes on which modern climbing was founded.
Canadian Mountaineering wouldn't be where it is today if not for a select group of dedicated and wildly ambitious climbers.
The Not-so-Accidental Tourist:
Recently, rumours surfaced online that folks out in the Kootenays were developing the potential around Nelson. I had to check it out for myself.
Victory and Tragedy on Nanga Parbat
Linked by our will to get to the top of the Couloir, we were completely detached from success or failure, movement becoming the only thing that mattered.