A few days at Lake Louise is nothing short of amazing

◊ 9.10.2017 ◊ Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada After weeks of smoky skies, we finally had our clear chance to visit Lake Louise! This was one destination that we were adamant about seeing under ‘normal’ conditions, and with the rain that had just fallen we knew the next few days would be smoke-free. Our patience paid … More A few days at Lake Louise is nothing short of amazing

Ending the summer in Banff National Park & Canmore

◊ 9.8.2017 ◊ Banff, Alberta, Canada After a tiring week of partying at Motion Notion festival (read our recap’ blog post here), what better way to recuperate than to spend time in the heart of the Canadian Rockies: Banff National Park. We arrived in the town of Banff on a smoky day, so we just … More Ending the summer in Banff National Park & Canmore

Spillimacheen- what?!

◊ 8.18.2017 ◊ Spillimacheen, British Columbia, Canada We’re back in Canada! Second time on this trip and second time of our lives too! Last time we crossed the border was at an Illinois/Ontario crossing, and now we are entering Canada through the Montana/British Columbia entrance. The first stop of our visit this time is a … More Spillimacheen- what?!

Southwest Montana Cragging: Madison River Valley

◊ 8.9.2017 ◊ Bozeman, Montana Leaving Bozeman we started to make our way to Glacier National Park. Not far from town we made a pit stop at Neat Rock to climb a classic multipitch route along the Madison River. The Madison River, a headwater tributary to the Missouri river, was named by the famous Meriwether … More Southwest Montana Cragging: Madison River Valley

Southwest Montana Cragging: Bozeman Pass

◊ 8.6.2017 ◊ Bozeman, Montana Bozeman Pass, or “The Pass” as referred to by local climbers, is said to be the bread-and-butter of sport climbing in the Bozeman area. Chunky Dolomite formations dominate the hillside, offering short but fun pocketed face climbs. Leaving Mill Creek we spent the night in Livingston, then headed straight to … More Southwest Montana Cragging: Bozeman Pass

Devils Tower: A story of our rock climbing feat

◊ 7.25.2017 ◊ Devils Tower, Wyoming One of our major climbing objectives of this trip was to summit Devils Tower; a bewildering rock butte protruding 1,270 feet above the prairie below. To see it in pictures is inspiring, then to see it appear on the horizon as you approach is truly exhilarating. (Stock photo below) … More Devils Tower: A story of our rock climbing feat