Category Archives: Climb

Scrambling, Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Ice Climbing

Not Daugther Of Ice

I have been rock climbing for two years now, but before the Daugther of Ice trip was posted, I didn’t even know that ice climbing was something you could actually do – like for real. So after watching a few … Continue reading

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An ice weekend; G1 2021

I’d never been in a truck before. A big, American, covered in dirtbag stickers, truck. I chucked my bag in the back and squished into the tiny jump seat behind the driver, Ethan. No need for a seatbelt, I was … Continue reading

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Pangea 2021: Disaster Fauna (5.11- A0, 600m) First Ascent

A much delayed trip report from August 2021. Article adapted from an entry originally submitted to the American Alpine Journal. ————– On August 15, 2021, Harlin Brandvold, Duncan Pawson, and I loaded our gear into the helicopter to make our … Continue reading

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“The rain is just in your mind” wet climbing in Electric Avenue

After a lot of incertitude about the weather and not seeing pouring rain at 6am, we headed to Squamish! The sky was not looking so bad until we passed Squamish and continued north to go to Electric Avenue. At that … Continue reading

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Toba Expedition

Before we begin, a shout out is in order to the Neil Mackenzie Trust and the VOC for putting together the Neil Mackenzie Adventure Grant. Learning about this grant for grand expeditions inspired us to dream up a longer combined … Continue reading

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Cerise Creek & Keith’s Hut Reopens & Joffre Scramble

The Cerise Creek Trail is now rerouted across the May 2019 landslide and the Keith Flavelle Hut is unlocked (as of July 1st 2021)! To mark this, I’ll post a brief guide to the Joffre Peak (2721m) summer scramble route (SE … Continue reading

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Cypress Glacier G1 School Oct. 3/4 2020

Sunny and warm on Saturday, foggy/cloudy and wet on Sunday. Not bad for coastal BC weather in October! One of the cars (a Jetta) did not have enough clearance to make it all the way to the trail head, so … Continue reading

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Pushing the Limits of Mediocrity: A Cheakamus Canyon Story

“Some are born mediocre, some achieve mediocrity, and some have mediocrity thrust upon them.” – some famous poet dude I’d like to think that we at the very least managed to achieve some level of mediocrity on a cold October … Continue reading

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Climbing in Cathedral Provincial Park

Trip Date: July 9-13, 2020 Trip Participants: Nick Hindley, Nick Brown, Daniel Alacoque In-keeping with my general theme of posting trip reports significantly after the fact; here is write up of our trip into Cathedral Provincial Park in mid-July 2020. … Continue reading

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Climbing Mt.Robson

I had never actually seen the summit of Mount Robson. Every time I drove by in the past the top half of the mountain was engulfed in a boiling tower of clouds. Standing in the parking lot with Seton Kriese, … Continue reading

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