Entries by Bayard Russell

Early Season Climbing, and Resting, in the Canadian Rockies

I thought I’d take an opportunity on a rest day here in Canmore to get back to this website’s roots, and put together a few pictures and a few words about winter climbing – and rest days.   It’s been a good trip into the unknown for me here in the Canadian Rockies, less in […]

Conditions: Crawford Notch Jan 1, 2014

The ice in Crawford Notch is coming back around. Here’s the rundown: At Frankenstein, the Amphitheater looked better than it has all through the early season with high water volume routes (Pegasus, Chia) finally receiving the cold temperatures they need to begin to freeze. Still not in its full glory, but on its way. The […]