Mount Logan’s Youngest Summiter Jessica Aulik in Fatal Avalanche

CBC reports Jessica Aulik who at 17 was the youngest to climb Canada’s Mount Logan was killed in an avalanche on the east ridge during a climb on May 31.
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Grizzly Mauls Woman in Alberta Tree

CTV reports a grizzly killed a woman in a tree on Bench Trail in Canmore, Alberta.
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Fatal Fall on Mount Robson in Canada

The Robson Valley Times reports a 21-year-old solo climber had a fatal fall on Mount Robson in Canada.
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Hiker Kicks Grizzly to Survive Canadian Encounter

FFTimes reports Lyle Simpson survived a grizzly attack when used a martial arts kick to the bear’s face near the Whispering Pines Bible camp in Alberta.
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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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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 the size of a dog — charged him. He fell and it bit his leg. He then stood up and picked it up by its legs and threw it. The cat then walked away.
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Dramatic Photos of First Winter Ascent of Mount Alberta

First Mount Alberta Winter Climb 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 by playing on the Khumbu Glacier near Everst base camp (5,400 meters). What else did you expect from a Canada expedition?


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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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