Prepare To Be Tested: Tools For Living Off-Grid by Adrian Marcoux
By Adrian Marcoux. This is an inside look at living off the grid in Squamish, British Columbia. First and foremost, prepare for your perseverance to be tested and realize that no one will be there to pat you on your back. Getting through each day off the grid will simply mean you might be able to get all the dishes done and have enough warm water to wash your face and underarms. › Read More
It is that time of year again when climbers across the UK dust off their trad racks and half ropes and head up onto the mountain crags with fingers crossed for sunshine... › Read More
Climbing is a curious sport, if it can even be called that. If you were to try and nail down a definition of what exactly it is amongst individuals who participate in it, it would likely spark a heated debate. The reason for this is that it is always evolving and in a perpetual state of flux. Yearly the boundaries of what we imagine is possible in the climbing world are being broken. › Read More
The word ‘community’ gets used a lot when referring to small towns like Squamish and the people that inhabit such places as the Outdoor Capital of Canada.  Community is also used to describe a group of people with similar passions regardless of geographical separation. › Read More
A black swan event is an incident so unlikely we don’t seriously consider it a risk, but when it does happen has a shattering impact. In retrospect a black swan seems obvious – “We should’ve seen it coming.” – but rationalizing it away doesn’t help us predict the next one. › Read More
“As we were looking for areas to fuel inspiration, we felt the landscape the Sea to Sky Gondola offered was a great fit. The combination of its access into the alpine for a new offering of clinics as well as a great backdrop, make it a great fit for the festival,” says Justin Sweeny, Arc’teryx Event Manager. › Read More
​We asked photographer Chris Burkard to put together a list of extremes. From horrible infections to destroyed gear; customs scares and swimming in the frozen waters of the Arctic Circle, Chris' list runs the gamut of some of the most uncomfortable travel experiences we can imagine...  Words and photos by Chris Burkard ​ Hardest Approach To A Shoot › Read More