• Sky Pilot is a 4th to low 5th class mountaineering objective located off the sea-to-sky highway near Squamish. I’ve marked the weekend as it’s too early to know the weather, but this will likely take a single day. Which weekend day (Saturday or Sunday) can be decided a couple weeks before the attempt once we […]

  • Split Pk (approx 1709m) is the highest point on the gentle 1k ridge heading south from Alpen Mtn (and possibly 1-2m higher than Alpen). There are a couple of steepish sections (that can be avoided); so, an ice axe and crampons (not micro-spikes) are required. We can drive to at least 1000m, and this is […]

  • The plan is to cover Basic rappelling and safety.  Participants will practice rappelling with a belay device, on a Munter hitch,  on double and single strand Ropes.  Time permitting instructors will demo advance Rappelling techniques  such as double rappel, use of a tag line and use of the Beal escaper. Participant Equipment:  Harness, belay device […]

  • June 25 marks our final social gathering before the summer break, and we’ve amped up the inspiration. Rob Szpak will take us through (not one, but) many of his hiking and climbing trips with the aim to inspire your summer. Think of it as a look-book of hiking and climbing objectives. Harley Gordon will take […]