Tips for Spearhead in a Day

The Spearhead Traverse is often done over two and three days but more and more parties are choosing to go light and complete it in a single long day. The easiest route starts at Blackcomb Mountain and departs the Blackcomb Glacier via the Showcase T-Bar. It usually takes a fit and competent party 8-10 hours[…]

Fall 2017 Training

My training cycle usually follows a pretty similar pattern. Race a lot in the winter. Ski adventures in the spring. Long running and mountain days in the summer. Ski specific training in the fall. This season was no exception aside from a slight difference to the last few years – I won’t be going to[…]

Garibaldi Lake Circumnavigation

I realize it’s been a little while since I’ve written a blog despite having had a few cool adventures over the summer and fall. I’ll start catching up with a recap of a little run in the park. Garibaldi Lake is a pretty popular destination in the summer. TONS of tourists hike about 10k up[…]

AlpinRunning in SW BC

Kilian Jornet can definitely take credit for popularizing the idea of light and fast travel in the mountains in a way that many had not considered. His idea of “alpinrunning” is to move with the speed and efficiency of a trail runner but on terrain previously considered alpine climbing.¬†It’s not to say he’s the first[…]