Recent Articles

A Bugaboos Must-Climb: Sunshine Crack 5.11-, Nine Pitches

This is one of the most celebrated alpine 5.11 climbs in Canada

Review: The Best Crack Climbing Gloves for Summer 2021

Crack climbing gloves to set you up for a (relatively) painless summer of jamming, stacking and trad climbing.

Eric Carter completes Squamish’s Sea to Summit endurance challenge

Carter completed the 82 km loop combining running, paddling and skiing to the summit of Nch’kay (Mount Garibaldi) and back to the ocean

Rockies Climber Andy Genereux on an Evolution of Style

One of Canada’s most legendary route developers talks about how climbing changed over several decades

Couloir Series: The Kindergarten Couloir on Boom Mountain

The Kindergarten Couloir is many burgeoning ski mountaineers’ first objectives. Beware of the late-season monster cornice that forms every year

Ice Pro and Glaciologist on the Future of Ice Climbing

“Feast-or-famine attitudes throughout the ice-starved portions of Europe have already bled into Canada”

Striking Gold in the Monashees: Skiers Bag Serious First Descent

Gold Card Couloir M4+ WI4 C0 60° 800m is a serac-threatened ski line authored by Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger and Andrew McNab

Review: Lightweight Avalanche Equipment for Ice Climbers

We review the best avalanche rescue equipment for those with light and fast winter objectives

Julien Bourassa-Moreau Establishes Likely 5.14 Splitter in Quebec

The demanding crack is just one in a flurry of hard trad lines he has taken down this summer

Larch March: 7 Stunning Autumn Hikes in the Rockies

Here’s how to make the most of the fleeting Larch season