Kindergarten Couloir

relatively chill North-facing line sitting above the south end of Boom lake in Banff National Park. We had the couloir on our list for the season as it gets a reputation for being a straight-forward Rockies Classic.

The Grand Daddy Couloir

The Grand Daddy Couloir on Bow Peak in Banff National Park is a line I’ve been staring at for as long as i’ve been driving up and down the Icefields Parkway. Dozens of ski trips have had me staring across the highway at this thing, and every time it has called me to come and…

Surprise Pass, Lake Louise Alberta

Surprise Pass, near Lake Louise Alberta is one of those iconic backcountry lines that deserves a revisit at least once per year. This classic ski tour requires a solid couple of hours to complete, and travels through quite a bit of complex avalanche terrain, so good conditions are an absolute must. We started from the…

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…