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1st April 2014

You’ve got kids. How do you handle taking mountain risks?

A while back I said I would answer reader questions as posts. Here's a good one I received today, and and an answer. Thanks Bruno. On 2014-04-01, at 12:48 AM, Bruno wrote: Hi Will,... Read more »

27th March 2014

Well, what can you do, part 2..

Over the years I've watched a lot of people in extreme situations, and their reactions to those situations. I've watched people freeze up on the controls of their paragliders and die when th... Read more »

19th March 2014

Thermal Detection on the ground?

I receive a fair number of questions about ice climbing and flying, and often write back to people. I think I'll start putting more of the answers up on here for others to comment on as well... Read more »

12th March 2014

The Steep Climbing Rhythm: Set, coil, spring, repeat.

Ice climbing is often seen as somehow "unique" in that its movement patterns are alien, inscrutable, and different than good technique in rock climbing. This isn't true. For steep rock or ic... Read more »

9th March 2014

Well, what can you do…

"Well, what can you do. Way it is...." No question mark at the end, flat acceptance. I've heard that phrase about late trains, bad traffic, poor behaviour, taxes, and life in general. It's a... Read more »

3rd March 2014

Riding the big icicle

My friend John Freeman ... Read more »

16th February 2014

Overhead Hazard: Helmcken Falls 2014

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4th January 2014

Three Drytooling tips, one ice tip

[caption id="attachment_2011" align="alignleft" width="540"] A guest getting it done in full conditions on Moonlight, CDN rockies.[/caption] Drytooling is suddenly hot again. New crags, new... Read more »

17th December 2013

Comp Psyche, More Bozeman climbing.

Competition Mindset [caption id="attachment_1990" align="alignleft" width="960"]... Read more »

16th December 2013

Arc’teryx Bozeman Ice Festival Recap

It's been a week of Bozeman, and it's been a really good week. I first climbed in Bozeman about 15 years ago. I was on a season-long tour of basically every ice festival and event in North A... Read more »


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