Tag Archives: Canada

Jonathan Esper’s worldhighpointing.com

In just wondering around the internet we discovered this wonderful site by Jonathan Esper with spectacular photos of Canadian, European and American highpoints. It’s even in the highpointers ring! We were searching after John Mitchler, newsletter editor of the Apex … Continue reading

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Governors of Maine and New Brunswick Agree to Climb Each Others Highpoints

The governors of Maine and New Brunswick, Canada, have agreed to climb each other’s highpoints in 2008 according to Mainteoday. Like this:Like Loading…

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Accidents: PCT and Mount Bona Fatalities, Bicyclist Bear Encounter in Banff

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Former Rainier Ranger in Avalanche in Canadian Rockies

Charlie Borgh, a former climbing ranger at Mount Rainier, died in an avalanche in the Canadian Rockies. Like this:Like Loading…

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International Backcountry Accidents – Vancouver, Sherpas, Snowdonia, France, South Africa

International backcountry accident wrap up: Like this:Like Loading…

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2006-02-16 Backcounty Accident Roundup: British Columbia, Spain, Maine, Montana, Russia

Backcountry accident reports on the wires on February 16, 2006. Like this:Like Loading…

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February 14, 2006 Backcountry Accident Reports

Backcountry accident reports through February 14, 2006. Like this:Like Loading…

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Is There A Real Brokeback Mountain?

Much of Brokeback Mountain is set in Riverton, Wyoming, gateway to the Wind River Range and Gannett Peak. Like this:Like Loading…

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Film About Tragic Attempt to Climb the 82 4,000 Metre Peaks of the Alps Wins Banff Grand Prize

Sur le fil des 4000 (France), directed by Gilles Chappez, follows climbers Patrick Berhault and Philippe Magnin as they attempt to climb all 82 summits in the Alps topping 4000 metres won the top award at the Banff Festival. Like … Continue reading

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Rash of Banff Grizzly Attacks in Suprise Encounters With Sows and Cubs

The Globe and Mail reports a grizzly with a sow attacked hikers on a trail in Banff. Like this:Like Loading…

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