Five Nines Fine in the Camelsfoot Range

Five Nines Fine in the Camelsfoot Range

The camels that gave their name to the Camelsfoot Range were mostly dead before Canada existed, or B.C. had any borders. A long time ago, some crusty psychopaths, allergic to the comforts of the “known world”, ventured out into the fearful “wilderness” occupied by a couple hundred native nations, and, in 1861, struck gold in the … Continue reading

Mt Slesse NE Buttress, Off the Couch

Mt Slesse NE Buttress, Off the Couch

There was a time when I was obsessed with climbing mountains. Eventually I realized that in order to accomplish difficult climbing objectives, you need to do a lot of training, which consists of hanging out beside short cliffs, boulders, or in gyms. It turned out I found these other types of climbing super boring. Hanging out … Continue reading

Tech Talk: Touring Bicycles 2015 and Luddite Resistance

Tech Talk: Touring Bicycles 2015 and Luddite Resistance

…In which Skyler dangerously ventures into the hemisphere of the ‘Opinion Piece’… In our travels of North and South America, we’ve noticed a sort of uniform among the ‘common’ touring cyclist. It varies depending on the rider’s nationality. The uniform ridden by North Americans, and an increasing number of Europeans, on tours outside of North … Continue reading