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Rockies Ice Climbing: Part 1 – The Chinook (warm-up)

Two carloads drove east from Vancouver early on Friday the 13th. The destination: the Canadian Rockies for some sweet, sweet ice climbing. We got to Ian’s mum’s house in Calgary in the evening, a chilly evening at -15C. The first … Continue reading

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Team Bad Idea and the slowest ascent ever of Cascade waterfall

Original trip report at: http://crackandiceaddict.wordpress.com/2012/12/20/team-bad-idea-and-the-slowest-ascent-ever-of-cascade-waterfall/ Artem and Tom joined me in Banff for a few days of climbing on the 14th. Tom had never been ice climbing before and Artem had never done any serious ice climbs. I’m also a a … Continue reading

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