Posts from January 2011
Bamboo Powder – Hokkaido Japan
We’re just back from yet another wonderful “Bamboo Powder” backcountry ski trip to Hokkaido, Japan. Talk about sensory overload!
Climbing Central Pillar of the Weeping Wall
Ted has climbed all around the world. One thing that he was missing was steep ice climbing in the Canadian Rockies.
Multi-pitch Ice Video
Satoshi Shimizu is from Japan and he loves ice climbing. He travelled to the Rockies to climb for a week, first with some friends and then hiring me through Yamnuska Mountain Adventures.
Ski Touring in Mt Assiniboine Provincial Park
I took a few days over New Years in hopes of getting some turns in near Mt Assiniboine in British Columbia.
Multi-pitch ice climbing on Moonlight
After two days of picking up the basics with Grant Meekins on the Ice Evolution course, Toni and Chris were teamed up with me for their multi-pitch day.
Climbing Louise Falls - Waterfall Ice
Matt Mueller and I climbed Louise Falls on Dec. 29 on a gorgeous wintry day – big soft snowflakes and mist over the lake.