Archive for January, 2017

  • “Don’t Fall”

    Here’s a link to a good article by Will Gadd on how not to fall off your next ice climb.…

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  • Kananaskis Country Avalanche Awareness Day – Jan 22nd!

    Fun events for all ages! The event runs from 11:00 to 2:30. Free hot dogs and hot chocolate by the fire…

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  • Winter tires – yes for you who commute.. to work and/or to the mountains!

    “He’s frank about what a challenge it is to convince people they need to invest in winter tires.  You can…

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  • A Benefit Concert for the Great Divide Trail

    Please join us for an evening of songs and stories with Canmore singer songwriter Julia Lynx.  After hiking the Great…

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  • Evan Thomas Creek – a long walk for a bit of ice

    A two misguided souls  – Paul and Jessica – joined me, with my misanthropic tendencies, for a long walk to…

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  • King Creek – Relaxed Ice Cragging

    On the 20th of December – a weekday, we decided to dodge the weekend crowds for a bit of low…

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  • BITS: Healy Pass

    On Sunday January 8th, our determined BITS group decided to brave the cold and do some skiing in the Healy Pass…

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  • Canadian Rockies Ice Climbing – Facebook group

    If you want to be in the ‘know’ during the ice-climbing season, you might want to join the “Canadian Rockies Ice…

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  • Hot Chocolate in the Ghost – New Years 2017

    The Canadian handshake starts with a firm grip; a strong push until the wheels start to slip, followed by release…

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  • Rummel to Chester – Jan.7, 2017

    The other day I took my maps out to get inspired.. I had heard of the Rummel lake trail was…

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