ProMaster Van Conversion Part 3 – Flooring

For flooring, we chose some really simple click-lock laminate flooring from Rona. It was reasonably inexpensive, durable, and extremely easy to install. Our van was a Bakery delivery van in it’s previous life, so it had a 3/4″ plywood subfloor already included, however it was very… nasty. Prior to re-installing (post insulation), I pulled it…

The Gmoser on Mt. Louis, Another Bucket List Alpine Climb

Before I ever got into climbing, Mt. Louis was always one of the top mountains I wanted to someday stand on the summit of. It is a pretty famous mountain in both climbing and non-climbing circles due partially to its prominence above the valley floor, and also due to the fact that all routes require…

The Tall Storey (8 pitches, 5.11c)

It has always been a dream of mine to climb a massive, unbroken, slightly overhanging wall. It was one of the main motivations for me to improve as a climber, so that one day I could access these routes. Back in 2015, I climbed The Tall Storey, a route that offered all that I was…

Climbing Mt. Tupper

We have a habit of hitting the snooze button. This works great for Saturday mornings when all you really want to accomplish is making coffee, but it doesn’t work quite as well for alpine starts. 5:00am … after a few snooze delays, I finally rolled out of our incredibly warm double sleeping bag at the…