Ascending Cascade Mountain with Canadian Rockies Mountain Guides

Founder Patrick Jerome helps us up the iconic east side of the peak

As expected for mid-June, there are flowers on the Bow Valley floor in Alberta, Canada, but the surrounding mountains are covered in snow. Because of this recent snow fall, our climb will be a little more difficult, says our guide Patrick Jerome. The founder of Canadian Rockies Mountain Guides, Jerome, is leading us up the east side of Cascade Mountain—an iconic peaks overlooking Banff. “Because …

Climbing with Giants in Alberta, Canada

Dry-tooling, stunning vistas and more from the Canadian Rocky Mountains

The town of Canmore, Alberta is set in the Canadian Rockies, just 80 kilometers west of Calgary. Unsurprisingly, the picturesque town is home to some of the best rock and ice climbing in North America. It’s also home to some of the best climbers in the world. We recently caught up with a few of those top climbers, Sarah Hueniken and Will Gadd, for a …