Crossing the Rumbling Glacier (Nick's Photo).

Tantalus Ski Traverse – FKT

Nick and I have had the Tantalus Ski Traverse on our minds for a few years now. It’s right outside Squamish and on paper, the Traverse shouldn’t take that long. It’s 40km with 3500m of elevation gain. The terrain doesn’t exactly lend itself to moving as fast as possible however. Partly because you start essentially at[…]

Tantalus (r) and Dione (l)

Tantalus Traverse In A Day

  This is a bit behind schedule but still hopefully worth a read. If you’ve ever driven the Sea-to-Sky Highway between Squamish and Whistler on a nice day, you’ve seen what is essentially the entire Tantalus Traverse. Tantalus Provincial Park is located on the West side of the Squamish River Valley just North of Squamish.[…]

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Full McBride Traverse FKT

With pretty mangled feet, I’ve not got much to do other than write a blog post so here goes. The McBride Traverse is a BC Coast Range classic that goes through a big chunk of Garibaldi Park. Several variations exist with parties starting both from the top of the lifts at Whistler Blackcomb or in[…]

Black Tusk viewed from above.

Running Speed Records in the Sea-To-Sky

**Update: This post is slightly out of date. The latest FKTs I am aware of will be stored on my FKT Page accessible in the menu above.*** Chasing speed records is addicting. With the advent of Strava and the exploits of Killian Jornet and others, it is difficult not to get caught up in the[…]

Liberty Ridge

2014 Rainier FKT

Plan A: Liberty Ridge Skimo Mission Ever since our speed mission last year on Tahoma (Mt. Rainier), Nick and I have been planning to return for another but were looking for a route that would require a bit more actual climbing rather than just running up and down the cow-path on the standard Disappointment Cleaver[…]