rock climbing

Marie-Pier Desharnais is shown atop K2 in this July 2022 handout photo. Marie-Pier Desharnais reached the top of K2 - renowned as one of the toughest mountains on earth - becoming one of the only women in Canada to summit the 8,611-metre monolith on the China-Pakistan border. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Marie-Pier Desharnais

Mountaineer Marie-Pier Desharnais is among only Canadian women to summit K2

Desharnais describes hours of inclines so steep just the tip of her crampons were holding on

 

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West Kootenay climbing group launching online auction

TAWKROC has plans to make improvements at the Waterline climbing area in Castlegar

 

A climber is dwarfed by the massive rock face of the Chief in Stawamus Chief Provincial Park in Squamish, B.C., on August 16, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Many Stawamus Chief climbing routes closed after tons of rock tumbles in Squamish

Hot weather suspected cause of collapse at popular B.C. rock-climbing destination

 

Tosh Sherkat bouldering in Pass Creek. Photo: Liam Barnes

Nelson climbers raise racism awareness with video

Tula and Tosh Sherkat and Rossland director Liam Barnes collaborated on the video

Tosh Sherkat bouldering in Pass Creek. Photo: Liam Barnes
The Association of West Kootenay Rock Climbers has raised enough money to buy Waterline in Castlegar. File photo

Rock climbing group receives $30,000 grant to help purchase land in Castlegar

The Association of West Kootenay Rock Climbers has been raising funds to buy Waterline for over year

The Association of West Kootenay Rock Climbers has raised enough money to buy Waterline in Castlegar. File photo
Photo provided by Castlegar Visitor Guide 2019. (Destination Castlegar/Black Press Media files)

Climbing in Castlegar

Discover the destination mountaineers and climbers have known for decades

  • May 1, 2020
Photo provided by Castlegar Visitor Guide 2019. (Destination Castlegar/Black Press Media files)
Ascent to peak fitness

Ascent to peak fitness

Indoor climbing benefits, body, mind and soul

  • Feb 19, 2020
Ascent to peak fitness
Cube Climbing Gym opened in 2015, but the people who run it say a new facility is needed to accommodate its growing membership. Photo: Tyler Harper

New climbing gym pitched for downtown Nelson

The Kootenay Climbing Association says it has outgrown The Cube

Cube Climbing Gym opened in 2015, but the people who run it say a new facility is needed to accommodate its growing membership. Photo: Tyler Harper