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10 Awesome Photos of Canadian Climbing this Week

We are lucky in Canada to have such a diverse climbing landscape. From the west to the east, there’s thousands of routes from the easiest single-pitch to world-call difficult multi-pitch.

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Here are 10 photos from across Canada that popped up on our radar this week.

Photo One

Matt Usherwood snapped this great shot of his buddy Max climbing the classic route Anti-Gravity 5.12c at Down Under in Luskville, QC. More photos from Matt.

A photo posted by @usherwoodm on

Photo Two
Jamie Finlayson has a photo feature in our June issue and we couldn’t be more excited. Here’s a photo he just snapped of “Alex Quiring flashing Squealing Pork V7 at the Farm boulders in Squamish the other day in the rain. Quiring crushed everything he tried including Big Chicken V9 and Resurrection V9.”

Photo Three
Another from the West Coast with this one from Jordan Tieszen of Ken Anderson on Grub Street 5.11a on the Lower Malamute.

A photo posted by Jordan Tieszen (@jtiezy) on

Photo Four
Here’s a throwback shot by Jeremy Frimer from Sarah Hart of her first trip up Freeway 5.11c. “A long, long time ago I was dragged up Freeway by my good buddy Katy.”

Photo Five  
Elli Levene snapped this shot Ryan Benjamiin on some early season rock at the Niagara Glen, which has been a busy climbing zone recently.

Photo Six
Despite some spring snow, Sarah Hueniken carried on with her ACMG top rope instructors course.

A photo posted by Sarah Hueniken (@huens) on

Photo Seven  
Straight from Devil’s Glen in Ontario, the hefty sender Mark Smith attempts his recent project and Aidas Odonelis was there to capture it.

A photo posted by aidas odonelis (@aidaso) on

Photo Eight
Maarten van Haeren took this photo of his partner Cole following the traverse on pitch-five of CMC Wall on Yamnuska. “I had just taken my first lead fall on Yam on this pitch, with the 40-year-old bolt luckily holding. Despite having climbed the harder pitches, we rappelled off quickly after this as we were not moving fast enough and we were losing light.”

Photo Nine
Another shot by Jamie Finlayson. This time of Tom Wright on his project. “There’s so much amazing unclimbed rock in Squamish it’s overwhelming, and I’ve been really enjoying the process of developing new routes recently. This is a nice little number I bolted last winter that I will probably spend the entire summer falling off.”

A photo posted by Tom Wright (@tomhwright) on

Photo Ten
Peter Hoang captured this image of Sam Eastman on his new route Hawaiian Shark Attack at Eagle’s Nest in Ontario.

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