The Game was the first climb in Canada to be given and M13 grade and this winter it turns 14 years old. Ben Firth’s first ascent was a bookend to the decade or so […]
Gord McArthur is one of Canada’s top winter climbers and he recently sent the drytool section of his mixed climb at D16. Storm Giant has the hardest proposed drytool grade ever climbed. Storm Giant […]
Collaborating with Slawinski, Gadd, and Owens and a group of Canadian Rockies adventure seekers, I created a top-10 mixed climbing route list. This list was put together to give some sort of direction; a guide to where you might find a climb that will leave you with shivers up your spine, grinning from ear -to-ear and hopefully psyched for more.
Jonny Simms and Jon Walsh have teamed up again for another new route in Protection Valley behind Castle Mountain in Banff National Park. Their newest route is the 110-metre Paradise City M6 WI4, which […]
Sea of Vapours is the must-climb route on Banff’s Trophy Wall, but it rarely forms in its entirety. The Trophy Wall needs no introduction. Its position above Banff, history, reputation, route difficulty and exposure […]
In August, Will Stanhope and Leo Houlding climbed the three biggest faces on the Howser Towers in B.C.’s Bugaboos, climbing them all free in 23 and a half hours. The big day had been […]
The new routing in the Canadian Rockies has continued with another 400-metre alpine mixed route. On Nov. 5, Noboru Bob Kikuchi and Toshiyuki Yamada made the first ascent of Full Moon Corner. The M6 […]