Let me start by saying that Jordan is a professional, above all else. He brings with him knowledge, compassion and artistry. So when I watched this experienced photographer turn pale, and become increasingly distressed, it was clear that our story was circling the toilet. › Read More
"As I sit typing this now it's the tail end of summer number four trying this route.  The last week we made a ground up push on the wall, arriving at the crux face pitch with butterflies in our stomachs..." More from Will Stanhope on his incredible send of the Tom Egan Memorial Route after four years of efforts... › Read More
BC photographer Jordan Manley zigzags across the British Isles, discovering the parallels between local rock and the versatility of UK climbers. › Read More
“What do you know about Croatia?” A quick Google search revealed a cerulean blue sea, picturesque villages and endless limestone. That’s how the whole thing started, my wife asked me that simple question and the planning began. › Read More
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