Climbing & Skiing CV

Skimo Racing

  • Competed at the 2019 ISMF World Championships as a member of the Canadian National Team;
  • A national-level competitor, consistently placing in the top ten;
  • Numerous first place finishes in the 40-49 Masters category;
  • Completed the Wapta Traverse (~40km and ~2,000m of gain) in 7h54m.

Alpine Climbing

I climbed almost full-time between 1999 and 2006. That resulted in several first ascents and speed records. I was sponsored by Black Diamond, SCARPA, Grivel, Metolius, Clif Bar, and Adidas Eyewear.

DTCBV M7R, 700mMt. Andromeda, Canada1st ascent, 18h
The Japanese RouteVMt. Alberta, Canada1st winter ascent
Striving for the MoonVI WI6, 1600mMt. Temple, Canada2nd ascent, 36h
The Rooster CombAK5 A2 WI6, 1030mRuth Gorge, Alaska3rd ascent, 24h
Shaken, Not StirredAK3 WI4+Moose’s Tooth, Alaska5h45m
Ham & EggsAK3 WI4Moose’s Tooth, Alaska4h30m
Great WesternV M7 WI5R, 2000mMt. Stephen, Canada1st ascent
Howse of CardsVI M7- WI6X, 1100mHowse Peak, Canada1st ascent
SpinstoneV M7R, 400mBugaboos, Canada1st ascent

Rock Climbing

After alpine climbing, I focused on sport climbing between 2006 and 2011. I redpointed 13c and flashed 12c.

Evil Cheese Wiener12a onsightTen Sleep, WY
Le Bleu du Ciel12b onsightAcephale, AB
Spicy Elephant12b flashAtlantis, AB
Bass Ackwards12a onsightThe Hideaway, AB
Acid Test12a onsightSkaha, BC
Army Ants13c redpointAcephale, AB
Illy Down12b flashAcephale, AB
The Silver Rocket13a redpointPrairie Creek, AB
Shep’s Diner13a redpointGrotto Canyon, AB
Naissance de la Femme13b redpointAcephale, AB
Nemo12d redpointAcephale, AB
Jason Lives13a redpointLake Louise, AB
Shooting Star12d redpointPlanet X, AB
39 Steps12d redpointAcephale, AB