A perfect Labour Day weekend in the Sea-to-Sky corridor with a house full of hikers and climbers (Nick, Emily, Maegan, Zev) – BBQ’s most evenings, some hiking up to Garibaldi Lake (Maegan and Zev) and bouldering (Nick and Emily). A few photos of the weekend can be seen by clicking the embedded image or this link.
On Sunday, I went to the large rockfall along the “Apron” of the Stawamus Chief to watch some bouldering. The Chief is a massive granite monolith that rises some 700 metres above Squamish and Howe Sound and has hundreds of climbing routes and bouldering challenges for every level of climber. Although the parking and camping spots were full, the large… Read the rest “2016 August Squamish Climbing”
Nick took a break from his studies at UVic to visit us in Squamish and do some outdoor climbing with friends. The following text is an excerpt from www.exploresquamish.com. “Squamish offers some of the most beautiful and accessible rock climbing in the world. Most of the climbing in Squamish is centered around the Stawamus Chief. “The Chief”, as it… Read the rest “2016 April Squamish Rocks”
On Saturday, January 9th, the recently opened Ground Up Climbing Centre in Squamish hosted the first ever Squamish Psych Fest (SPF). The SPF was an indoor SCBC sanctioned bouldering competition (www.sportsclimbingbc.ca), and the venue was packed with enthusiastic competitors and spectators. This was my first time photographing a bouldering competition and I was amazed at the athleticism of… Read the rest “2016 January Squamish Psych Fest”