Almost as soon as we had returned to Canada from the States we hopped on a plane and flew west coast to east coast for a family reunion in Nova Scotia. Every five years my extended family holds a big reunion in Enfield, with upwards of 300 people attending. It is a great time to … Continue reading An East Coast Reunion and Nova Scotia Bouldering!
We wrapped up our six months of south-of-the-border travel this year at the 24th International Climbers Festival in Lander, Wyoming! We'd heard many people say that the ICF is one of the best festival events in climbing - we can happily say it did not disappoint! Kim was signed up as a volunteer for the … Continue reading 24th International Climbers Festival
In mid June we carried our summer tour of climbing in the USA north to Wyoming. We had our sights set on Ten Sleep Canyon, a destination characterized by super technical crimps and pockets on near-vertical limestone walls. We first caught wind of Ten Sleep a couple years ago and it sounded irresistible. A small … Continue reading We left our hearts in Ten Sleep
Maple Canyon is in a piece of National Forest tucked away on the Western side of Utah, and home to climbing unlike anything we’ve touched before. The rock is conglomerate, made up of a huge abundance of river-polished rocks. These “cobbles” are typically fist-sized to basketball-sized, but can range in size from grapes to small … Continue reading Cobble Wrestling in Maple Canyon