Tag Archives: North America

Fatal Fall on Jasper's Endless Chain Ridge

CBC reports Geronimo Dagang fell 1,000 feet from a rock face in Alberta’s Jasper National Park Endless Chain Ridge.

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Search Scaled Back For Man Missing on Vancouver's Grouse Mountain

Vancouver.ca reports a search is being scaled back for David Koch who it is believed disappeared while attempting a sunset photo shot from Grouse Mountain in suburban Vancouver.

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3 Airlifted Off Mount Logan in 140 KPH Winds

Canada.com reports 3 climbers were short lined by 3 helicopters off of Mount Logan after 140 kph winds shredded their tents in -30C weather.

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Climbing Fatality on Baffin Island, Canada

The Louisville Courier Journal reports Drew Wilson died while attempting a first subfreezing ascent of a rock in Baffin Island in Canada.

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Climber Breaks Both Legs in Fall on Mount Yamnuska in Alberta

Canada.Com reports a climber broke both legs when a ledge gave way while he was climbing Mount Yamnuska in Alberta.

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RMI Expands Guide Service to 5 of 7 Summits

The News Tribune reports that Rainier Mountaineering Inc. which will lose its monoply to Rainier guided climbs in 2006 plans to leads trip to 5 of the 7 summits.

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Canadian Student Survives Wrestling Match With Cougar

Canoe reports a 23-year-old student in Canada’s Kananaskis Country Sheep River Wildlife Sanctuary survived a wrestling match with a cougar by throwing it off of him. Peter Bysterveld said he was walking with his girlfriend when the cougar — about … Continue reading

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Dramatic Photos of First Winter Ascent of Mount Alberta

Outlook Rockies has an incredible picture and story about the first winter ascent of Mount Alberta.

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Canada Plans World's Highest Hockey Game at Everest Base Camp

Beerleaguehockey.com reports a 17-member Canadian expedition Dr Sean Egan, a professor in the School of Human Kinetics at University of Ottawa, and Peter Luk, director, School of Business Management, Ryerson University, plan to set the record of the highest hockey … Continue reading

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Fatal Ice Climbing Fall at Yoho National Park in Canada

Fatal Ice Climbing Fall at Yoho National Park in Canada

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