Mount Baker: Ice Climbing
Dec15

Mount Baker: Ice Climbing

 “Did you see the BCMC call out for a trip to the Mt Baker seracs to do some ice climbing? Do you want to sign up?” This was the question I received in a text from Leigh one morning in October. I texted back within seconds saying “Anniversary at Baker!” It just so happened that the Thursday before the trip we would see our 8th year wedding anniversary come and go.  This seemed like the perfect way to see in...

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What gets us Stoked, VIII
Nov30

What gets us Stoked, VIII

Some of the videos we watched this week that we hope you will also. We especially like the piece featuring Adam Campbell called “Silence”. It was filmed close to our home on Brohm Ridge. A pretty special place to go running. Let us know if you’ve watched something this week that inspired you. Mixed Climbing:   Sky Running:   Living Life:   Mountaineering:   Trail...

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What gets us Stoked, VI
Nov15

What gets us Stoked, VI

Something tells us we’re going to regret using Roman Numerals for these video posts. “What’s the symbol for 6 again?” Anyway, here’s a cross section of what we’ve watched this week. We’ll definitely need some stoke for this weekend as it will involve Crampons, Ice Tools, no Ice and wet rock. Dry Tooling baby! Mountain Biking:   Climbing:   Mountaineering:   Skiing:  ...

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Tszil Mountain & Mount Taylor: Photo Essay
Aug27

Tszil Mountain & Mount Taylor: Photo Essay

“Halo, Halo! At a place called Vertigo!” It seemed apropos that being a U2 fan (comment if you got the reference), being high in the mountains and being completely awestruck by the Sun Halo above me that that variation on those lyrics would come into my head as we ascended an airy, narrow moraine to gain a col. between Tszil Mountain and Mount Taylor. Myself, Spring and Ben had plans to explore some peaks in Joffre Lakes Provincial...

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Wedge Mountain: North East Arête
Aug12

Wedge Mountain: North East Arête

On the first weekend in June, 2013 myself, Spring and our friend Ben decided to try a classic Alpine Mountaineering route in Garibaldi Provincial Park called the North East Arête of Wedge Mountain. Myself and Spring had been to this peak before. Two years previously we had reached the summit of Wedge Mountain as a day trip that took us over 15 hours and required thousands of meters of elevation change. Back then we were still pretty...

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