Comments Off on All is not lost: injury and recovery with Joshua Lavigne
Last year, two days before the end of my ski-guiding season, I wrecked my knee. I wasn’t doing anything spectacular, just a freak accident – bad turn in bad snow. – Story by MEC Ambassador Joshua Lavigne
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We can’t deny there is something to those holiday gifts you see every year. Candles, blankets or a hot-ticket book (“The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray”, we’re looking at you) are always great options, but this year, we’re looking to give our loved ones an unforgettable experience instead.
Comments Off on Canadian Bouldering Championships Recap
The Canadian Bouldering Championships took place March 29–30 at Coyote Rock Gym in Ottawa, and MEC Envoy Sébastien Lazure placed fourth. Congrats, Sébastien! Here’s his rundown of how the comp unfolded.
Comments Off on The Open Road, Episode 3: Rock Solid
As much as climbing has taken MEC Envoy and accomplished alpinist Sarah Hart to some impressive heights, it’s ultimately what keeps her grounded in life and on the rock. Fresh off a two-year climbing sojourn in BC, the US and Patagonia, Sarah is back home in Squamish, where inspiration comes from her long-term climbing partners, her desire for the flow state and the reality of living in a place with challenges stacked in the backyard.
Ice climbing will be a cultural event at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games – and MEC Envoy Jen Olson has been chosen to represent Canada in Sochi, Russia. Jen fills us on the sport of ice climbing and explains how World Cup ice climbing is completely different from climbing vertical blue ribbons of ice in the Rockies.