Canadian Alpine Classics is a large format hard-cover coffee-table book showcasing approximately 70 of Canada's most celebrated alpine routes. This exciting 'best-of Canada' collection defines a treasury of world-class mountaineering from British Columbia and Alberta into the far northern Arctic. The majority of climbs are at popular grades of difficulty on rock and ice on famous peaks. Others are epic testpieces of fortitude and willpower on hard routes, and beautiful climbs on easy terrain. Canadian Alpine Classics has climbs and challenge for everyone.
Over sixty guest contributors are writing unique personal stories of successful ascents, covering every climb with a wonderful collection of evocative literature to inspire climbers around the world. The book will be rich with photography, with hundreds of glorious photos of climbers in action, mountain ambience, and stunning portraits of Canada's mountains from the ground and the air.
Hardcover Coffee-table Book 9” wide x 11” tall
To Be Announced
VOLUME ONE: SQUAMISH COMPREHENSIVE.
VOLUME TWO: SQUAMISH CLASSICS.
Development of a major new edition of this famous guide from Kevin McLane and Andrew Boyd is currently in progress as a two-volume edition. Volume 1 - Squamish Comprehensive, nearing 600 pages, will be completed in 2013, covering all rockclimbs in the greater Squamish area and select crags and sectors north through the Cheakamus Canyon. Volume 2 - Squamish Classics will follow in 2014 and bring a convergence of the best climbing experiences and sixty years of history into a grand celebration of the Squamish climbing life. Both volumes will contain personal essays from many guest writers about Squamish climbing of old.