Recent Articles

Christie Harvie, Climber and Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Negotiator

Christie Harvie was born in Snuneymuxw territory, Nanaimo BC, and started her career in the mountains in the wild alpine […]

How to Become a Multi-Pitch Rock Climber in Southern Ontario

Tips to help you access tall climbs safely and have fun

Updated: Lions Head’s Latvian Ledge Remains “Closed” : OAC Statement

Lions Head is a crag that is not like many others in Ontario. It requires a level of technical expertise

Erynne Gilpin, Victoria-Based Indigenous Rock Climbing Activist

“As I climbed more, I saw different worldviews, actions and relationships to the land. I wondered, what can I contribute to informing non-Indigenous people about the relationship of land, governance and well-being.”

Altitude, a brilliant graphic novel on life and climbing

The comic-strip format proves ideal for rendering split-second moments that the camera could rarely capture

How to Choose Your First Outdoor Climbing Rope

And two that you should consider when heading out

How Climbing Really Began, in Africa, Asia and the Americas

Anthropologists are disproving Euro-centric ideas about the origins of climbing

The True, Unbelievable Story of Speed Climbing Comps

The first recorded climbing competition was a speed climbing event over 2,000 years ago

Devold Tuvegga Reversible Sport Top is Merino Wool Base-Layer for Ice Climbing Season

“The result is a piece that is incredibly versatile, durable, washing-machine friendly and perfect for high-output activities like climbing, skiing and hiking”

10 Tips for the Perfect Late Season Camping Trip

Invest in a solid tent, be prepared to change your plans and more