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Squamish Ice Climbing

Ice Climbing Gone Wrong – First Time on Ice

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First time ever swinging the ice tools. Climber begins soloing some WI3+ ice, attempts to back off, gets stuck in an ice crack, falls out of it, lets go of the ice tool, which then falls and conks her on the head. Read More »

Bughouse Heights Ice Climbing in Squamish

Bughouse Heights

Best climb in the smoke bluffs right now is at Bughouse Heights, WI3. Not picked out at all! Ice is pretty darn fat. Might even take a couple screws, maybe. Couple of dry tool moves to reach the summit. Look at that awesome anchor with all those girth hitched slings, lovin it! Read More »

Czech It Out (WI4+) Murrin Park Squamish Ice Climbing

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Climbed some sick ice today at Murrin Park Pet Wall. Nobody has been out there recently so the ice is (was) virgin. Czech It Out goes at WI4+, 15 meters of vertical ice. We hacked the drizzlin shits out of it. Blackwater is also IN. Also Nintendo64 and some sick ice directly across from parking lot is good to go. ... Read More »

Blackwater Ice Climb – Squamish – WI7?

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The fabulous summer sport climb Blackwater sometimes ices over, becoming a very stout-looking ice climb that must go at WI7 or WI7+. There may be some mixed climbing moves to reach the ice (M7+?). It is unknown who – if anyone – has climbed this beast, but apparently Marc Andre Leclerc scoped the base this winter, and decided not to ... Read More »