Monthly Archives: January 2011

Southeast Gulley of the West Lion

When my alarm went off at 7 am on tuesday, I turned it off, slept for a few more hours, and then went bouldering.  On wednesday, I rolled out of bed at the slightly more humane hour of 8:15 and, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Coastal Ice Moderates, Part 1.

Legendary Canadian Rockies climber Barry Blanchard recently published his list of the top 10 Rockies ice climbs WI4+ and easier.  I’m a sucker for these sorts of lists (and also a decidedly moderate ice climber) so I thought I’d try … Continue reading

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The SW Face of Asperity Mountain

The following trip report was published here but I thought that it would benefit from the addition of a few photos.  It’s an account of a new route that Tony McLane and I climbed in the Waddington Range this past … Continue reading

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