High on the North Ridge looking towards Whistler.

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[…]

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**Update: This post is slightly out of date.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[…]

Summit!

Steep Skiing – Mt. Garibaldi NE Face

The NE Face of Nch’kay (Mt. Garibaldi) is a classic “steep” ski line on a peak that dominates the Sea to Sky but is still requires a bit of effort to approach. The climb itself is non-technical with much of the face possible to skin followed by a short bootpack to the summit. A snowmobile makes[…]