Event Category: Climbing

  • BlackSheep Adventures has an ice climbing camp organized for west coast ice climbers. The camp will take place in the Ghost on the east slopes of the Rockies on the edge of Banff National Park but will only be for west coast climbers. More information can be found here: https://blacksheepadventure.ca/course/the-coast-climbs-the-ghost-ice-climbing-camp/ There will be clinics and […]

  • NOTE: Course is now FULL Summary We are excited to offer the Introduction to Mountaineering (ITM) course this season as an alternative to the our traditional Basic Mountaineering Course (BMC) given ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. This one weekend course is designed for new club members (novice climbers/mountaineers) to learn the skills necessary for safe travel in […]

  • Building trad anchors is a complex skill that seems to me best to practise on mock lead. The plan is to aim to be at the Smoke Bluffs by 1:00 PM and to go to Call It a Day, a secluded crag with three climbs at 5.6, one climb at 5.7, and highly featured rock. […]

  • Meet at St. Davids at 2:00 PM, climb in the Smoke Bluffs until shortly before dark, and head back. Crag TBA depending on our collective levels of experience: – Call it a Day (3 routes at 5.6, 1 at 5.7): as a beginner, I am keen to explore this crag – Neat and Cool (tons […]