Canadian crack master Jean-Pierre Ouellet made the first redpoint ascent of La Zébrée 5.14a at Mount King in the Laurentides, Quebec, over a decade ago. The crack is one of the most difficult trad […]
Watch this 1978 documentary that follows a number of ice climbers head up the the Le Pilier de cristal, an ice line at Montmorency Falls. The film was made by Marc Beaudet and features […]
Winter is here, in some parts of North America more than others. If you’re planning on heading out for a cold adventure then be prepared. 1. The Weather: All of Canada’s provinces experience different weather […]
There have been countless new ice, rock and alpine routes established in Canada in 2017. From long and technical mixed climbs in the Rockies to technical 5.13d slabs in Squamish to 5.8 six-pitch adventure […]
It is said that inspiration comes from the most unlikely sources, and here was a regular woman who was pushing her personal limits in a way I had never seen before at any crag.
Climbers have been heading up frozen waterfalls in Canada for decades and a lot has changed. From the equipment and protection to where climbers find information on climbs and safety. Many experienced ice climbers […]
Quebec has some of the best ice climbing in Canada, from the renowned Parc de la Chute-Montmorency to Les Palissades to Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie, there are dozens of quality routes up to 400 metres. Some of […]