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Issue: 2018-12-05, PHOTO: Alexander Mark Weber

If you’ve read about our first attempt to climb (or even glimpse) Bear Mountain, you may be wondering how or why we ever returned. I wish I knew myself, with any sort of confidence. Was it the resentment of failure? Was it the undeterrable... Read more

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Issue: 2017-02-22, PHOTO: Alexander Weber

On my third day in the Bugs I team up with my friend Andrew, who is one of the late-comers. We wake up when our bodies decide to and have a leisurely morning. Our objective for the day is the West Ridge of Pigeon Spire - a very easy technical... Read more

Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2017-02-22, PHOTO: Alexander Weber

I sleep in the next morning and Dan and I take it slow. Ironically named, Sunshine Crack faces north and does not catch sun until late in the day. It is cold in the Bugaboos, despite it being late July. Our approach is easy however and we are at... Read more

Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2015-12-10 PHOTO: Mandy Wong

There’s a GoPro video I captured on my recent trip to the Cirque of the Unclimbables. In it, I am 200 feet up a rock wall, suspended from a questionable anchor made of various webbing and rusted bolts. Above me is 2,300 feet of vertical granite... Read more

Yukon Summer

Women in high altitude mountaineering are in the minority. Packing your own weight or more in gear for three or four weeks, up a mountain in the snow and cold, and getting sick with altitude is not everyone's preferred vacation. Read more

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