Stanhope and Olson Mentor Alpine Club Under 25 Climbing Camp
Top Canadian climbers to mentor and guide at Alpine Club Under 25 Camp
American Alpine Club Criticizes National Park Service Statement: “ ‘Sport Climbing’ Language Unhelpful and Ambiguous.”
The long-awaited Director’s order 41, with its outline of bolting policies for parks, including major areas like Yosemite and Joshua Tree, has been lauded by some as an unmitigated victory for climbers access. While some aspects of the order certainly are positive (anchors are accepted as compatible with wilderness, no interim bolt ban is required, and individual parks can make policies that do not require approval of every anchor), some, including the American Alpine Club, have found certain aspects of the order confusing.
IFSC World Cup Canada: Introducing Two Canadian Favourites
Two familiar faces from this scene who will compete at the World Cup are Canmore’s Stacey Weldon, and Saskatoon’s Jason Holowach.
Canadian IFSC World Cup June 1-2: The Russians are Coming
"How is it that you can climb so well,” A Russian climber asked Brit Ian McNaught-Davis, who was smoking on the summit of Peak Communism, “When you are so decadent?” That was back in the 70s but Russian climbers still have a reputation for intensity that shows in all disciplines of climbing.
The New National Park Service Document on Climbing: What it Really Says
Earlier this week, on Tuesday May 13, the National Park Service released Director’s Order #41, a document on many activities in U.S. National Parks, including, in item 7.2, climbing in American National Parks.
Climbing in Greenland with Payne, Libecki and Pringle
Check out this brilliant video of Angie Payne, Mike Libecki and Ethan Pringle as they go climbing to a remote fjord on the southeast coast of Greenland.
IFSC Pre-Comp Coverage Continues: Introducing Canucks Elise Sethna and Sebastien Lazure, and a Shoot-out for First Place Shaping Up
We continue our coverage of the IFSC Canadian World Cup scheduled for Hamilton on June 1 and 2 by introducing two of Canada’s tenacious competitors, Banff’s Elise Sethna and Quebec’s Sebastien Lazure.
Association of Canadian Mountain Guides’ Fiftieth Anniversary
As part of the fiftieth anniversary of the ACMG, they are hosting the IFMGA Spring Conference presently happening in Whistler, BC.
Sean McColl’s Bouldering World Cup Victory
Check out this article where top Canadian climber Sean McColl recounts his recent IFSC Bouldering World Cup victory.
Japanese Climbers at IFSC World Cup Canada Include Main Threat to Anna Stohr
We’ve looked at some of the incredible Canadian, Austrian and American athletes coming to the IFSC World Cup on June 1 and 2 in Hamilton. Continuing with our coverage leading up to the event, today we introduce two athletes from Japan, Rei Sugimoto and Akiyo Noguchi.