Tim’s Rocky Mountain Climbing Journal

Where is the best places to climb in Alberta? Need climbing safety tips? Find help in The Girth Hitch Guiding Adventure Journal

Tim’s Rocky Mountain Climbing Journal

Where is the best places to climb in Alberta? Need climbing safety tips? Find help in The Girth Hitch Guiding Adventure Journal

Know When To Fold ‘Em

Know When To Fold ‘Em

Some days in the mountains are just really fun. There are other days that you only remember as fun, after the fact. When I climb with Phil, it’s almost always a combination of the two.

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Ultimate Nordegg Thing

Ultimate Nordegg Thing

During my early years of development, I had added two multi pitch routes to the Yambraham area. I knew we could get a lot...

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Bloody Coleslaw

Bloody Coleslaw

The sight of him was unexpected. As our day wrapped up, I had an itch to bolt a line that had been on my mind for quite...

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Better Together Part II

Better Together Part II

I processed the loss of Andrew and Nate differently than many people. I surrounded myself with a safety net and kept my...

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Better Together

Better Together

Starstruck was the last route I developed with Andrew in the spring of 2020. He continued to add ‘Wet Like Willy’ and...

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Starstruck Part II

Starstruck Part II

The next week, Andrew and I were guiding a trip up the Via Ferrata in the morning and we happened to finish up around 1pm....

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Starstruck (Frejya Wall)

Starstruck (Frejya Wall)

While helping Mike Adolph with his enormous project of building ‘From Nordegg With Love’ I had gotten a good look at the...

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AA

AA

With bolts in tow, Andrew and I headed back to the West Country with visions of a few (more moderate) lines. While climbing...

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