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Day 1 - ski season

18/19 Ski Season Day 1

18/19 Ski Season – Day 1 November 16, 2018 With unusually dry and warm weather on the coast, ski season is a bit delayed. It took some driving and some walking, but we found winter hiding up high in the coast range…in a narrow band above 1700/1800m. Despite the slim snow depth, the skiing was…

How to backcountry ski

How to backcountry ski

Its no secret, the ski resorts are busy. The lift lines are long, the chairlift is cold and the fresh tracks don’t last as long as they used to. I will let you in on a secret, the ski resorts comprise of less than 0.01% percent of mountains to ski on, and that just around…

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Whistler Conditions Update – November

After last weeks social media bombardment, it won’t come as a surprise that the early season conditions in Whistler Blackcomb have been pretty spectacular. Deep turns and face shots have filled my Instagram feed and for once, none of it was exaggerated. It really has been that good! Moisture from the south combined with cold…


Mt Robson via Patterson Spur – Mouse Ridge and Kain Face.

Had the pleasure of summiting Mt. Robson July 30th with one client via the Patterson Spur to gain the Resplendent Robson col. The new climbers trail that starts at Kinney Lake, works nicely to access that side of the mountain. This took 10 hours with a fit client from the car park to the RR…


Ski Pilot Mountain VIDEO

Above the Sea to Sky gondola in Squamish BC is a perfect quick alpine summit – The Sky pilot Mountain. Here is a quick edit to show what this climb is like. Filmed during an intro mountaineering course June 2015

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Squamish Buttress via Banana Peel VIDEO – Squamish Multi Pitch Climbing

Joined up with Altus Mountain Guides partner and guide Paul McSorley and Helen B to film a lap up the most traveled multi pitch climb on the Squamish Chief. The Squamish Buttress via Banana peel. 12 pitches of climbing up to 5.10c.

Squamish Multi Pitch Climbing - Sunset Strip line

Squamish Multi Pitch Climbing – Sunset Strip 5.10d

Another classic day of Squamish multi pitch climbing! The summer of rock guiding keeps us plenty busy with many laps of the Chief, courses and trips in and around Squamish. How ever it always a treat to step the the technical level up and guide some of the harder multi pitch climbs!!

Summit of Mt. Garibaldi

Mt Garibaldi NE Ridge Summited!

Summited Mt Garibaldi NE Ridge yesterday via the North East Ridge with two clients. What a beautiful perfect summit day! No wind, warm temps and BLUE SKY! Was a pleasure to climb the mountain with long time Squamish residents Maren and Espen Bruun, of Paws in Hand. They didn’t stop smiling all day! The access…

Mt Garibaldi and Howe Sound

Mt. Garibaldi

Mt. Garibaldi is in condition and ready to climb!