Author Archives: Duncan Pawson

The Engine and The Guard

An early season ascent of Phyllis’ Engine and a standard season ascent of The Guard Dates: April 25 – 28, 2018 Participants: Duncan Pawson, Nick Hindley, Tobias Huxol Prologue: The trip planning started as all classics do, with a good … Continue reading

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38 years in the making – Mt Birdwood via Lizzie’s Ridge

Mt Birdwood is a limestone mountain in the Canadian Rockies located in the Kananaskis area. The peak stands at 3097m in elevation. There are two established routes to the summit, The NW Ridge (II, 5.5) and the less common Lizzie’s … Continue reading

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Snowfall and Treefall

DAY 1 – 48 HOURS REMAIN Saturday November 26, 2016: 5:00 am – wake up. 5:15 am – actually wake up. Shower? Nah. Breakfast? Too late. The day started off with a classic bit of rainfall…well lots of rainfall. Everyone … Continue reading

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