Sunday, July 14, 2013
High on the Mighty Chief: 1 of 3
The popularity of climbing was demonstrated by six girls, one only 10 years old, from the
Matt Lucas, a powerfully built man in his thirties, has been key to establishing a climbing gym co-operative in Squamish and also runs a tea shop (his favourite tea: single-estate Assam). Matt explained that bouldering has become immensely popular in the past decade. “It requires less equipment than climbing and boulders abound at the base of the Chief. I love the fun and the comradery.”
Later at the pub, I sipped a Devils Elbow IPA, swapped yarns and couldn’t wait to get roped up again.
Wanna Get Roped Up?
- Meet John Furneaux: canadianmountainguide.com
- Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company: www.howesound.com
- Altus Mountain Guides: altusmountainguides.com
- More Info: www.tourismsquamish.com