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A Day in the Life of A West Coast Alpinist

Early morning sunrise, virgin alpine peaks, fresh ocean eats and after dinner surfing.

Danny O’Farrell is a biologist who lives in Ucluelet, on the west coast of Vancouver Island. He is a passionate fly fisherman, surfer and climber with a long list of big sends and newly surfed breaks, from Ecuador to Iceland. O’Farrell lives the good life, when he is not working to conserve fish and wildlife, he is exploring the peaks and coastline of Canada’s West Coast.

Alpine start
Alpine start
Above treeline
Above treeline

 

Early morning on the west face
Early morning on the west face
Starting up
Starting up
Perfect conditions
Perfect conditions
O'Farrell at the belay
O’Farrell at the belay
Good partners, good times
Good partners, good times
The long walk home
The long walk home
The descent
The descent
Afternoon glow
Afternoon glow
Post climb treats
Post climb treats
Post-dinner surf
Post-dinner surf

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