Month: January 2021

Bouldering at Buddha

Bouldering at Buddha Bouldering in the winter can seem daunting and unconventional. We often use these cold seasons to embrace alternative forms of climbing. Digging out crampons and axes from the depths of gear piles we layer up and head out towards bold new objectives. For climbers who haven’t procured the necessary knowledge or who… Read more »

Onward and Upward

This week the CWA posted an article “Onward and Upward”. They discuss the obstacles that gyms have faced over the last year, how we have overcome and continue to push forwards as a community. It features our very own Walson Tai along with three other gym owners across Canada and the United States. They discuss… Read more »

A Climbers Best Friend

A Climbers Best Friend Like many people, the first thing I do before hopping on the wall is chalk up. Whether it’s due to hot temperatures and sweaty hands or that chalking up has become a ritualistic behavior, it is something that brings comfort and confidence to my climbing. With gyms adapting and putting new measures… Read more »

Cacthing Up with Grzegorz Florek and Zak McGurk

Over the holidays we had a chance to talk to Zak and Grzegorz about the challenges of sending outdoor climbing projects during the pandemic, as well as show us the new Boreal line of shoes.