Sport Climbing at Grassi Lakes

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The mountain sheep are known to ‘accidentally’ kick rocks from above, so it’s always a good idea to wear a helmet.

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You’ve always got to make sure your backpack with your food is closed up, or these brave little chipmunks will find a way in there.

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Once we found a free spot on the wall to climb, we started getting ready.

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Climbing with Mount Lady MacDonald in the background

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By |2017-06-07T00:35:50+00:00June 2nd, 2013|Climbing|31 Comments

31 Comments

  1. Alastair June 2, 2013 at 11:53 pm - Reply

    Brilliant shots. My favourite has to be the squirrel ๐Ÿ™‚

    • supportmyeffort June 9, 2013 at 9:22 pm - Reply

      Awesome pictures! I have to agree with you about the squirrel. As much as I love to hike, I can never picture myself in some of these places. I think I would faint. Lol!

  2. Laura Crean June 3, 2013 at 12:47 am - Reply

    That looks like fun. Beautiful photographs. How lovely to be so close to nature and become a part of the landscape like that. Thank you for sharing, I love to see people really embracing nature and adventure and living their dreams. <3

  3. sukiesoriginal June 3, 2013 at 12:51 am - Reply

    I wouldn’t care to join you, but I do enjoy seeing your photos of your adventures, and fellow adventurers!

  4. victoriaaphotographyictoria June 3, 2013 at 3:26 am - Reply

    Great shots – feel like I was climbing up that rock face as well.
    But the squirrel is kinda cute too.

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  6. sued51 June 3, 2013 at 6:50 am - Reply

    He’s a chipmunk everyone. ๐Ÿ™‚
    All the photos are fabulous! They make you feel you are there!

  7. rtk2368 June 3, 2013 at 9:23 am - Reply

    Great stuff and shots…thanks for sharing another adventure !

    Rtk

  8. lylekrahn June 3, 2013 at 10:25 am - Reply

    Great set of photos. The expressions are a nice addition.

  9. RoSy June 3, 2013 at 10:53 am - Reply

    Holy Moly Guacamole – Is he wearing flip-flops or is he wearing flip-flops?

  10. Franz Fuls June 3, 2013 at 1:51 pm - Reply

    Wonderful shoot! what routes did you and your team climb? grades? Please send me the link to a route guide if there is a reliable one online!

  11. jimmorrisondreamdiaries June 3, 2013 at 3:05 pm - Reply

    I felt I was up there scared as anything. Climbing not for me but with expertise I’m sure it’s very Spiritually rewarding. Photos fantastic. Wonderfully shot.

  12. kelihasablog June 3, 2013 at 5:12 pm - Reply

    What great shots! It gives one the feeling of being there with you guys! Looks like a lot of fun! ๐Ÿ˜€

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  14. Heather June 3, 2013 at 8:21 pm - Reply

    fabulous shots…

  15. Bob June 3, 2013 at 10:09 pm - Reply

    I can feel it. You know what I mean? That’s what I’m talking about. I have not done this for years, but I can feel the adrenaline rush.

    Thanks for the Rush!

  16. Wow! Rock climbing and photographing at the same time…

  17. DMJohnson (aka Mrs. Padilly) June 4, 2013 at 9:57 am - Reply

    I got scared looking at the pictures! Great images!

  18. chrisb-jwordsandimages June 4, 2013 at 10:48 am - Reply

    wonderful photographs, you’re all so adventurous! Love the animals too. Cute chipmunk.

  19. naomimgruer June 4, 2013 at 4:33 pm - Reply

    Such great photos! http://bmoreenergy.wordpress.com ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. Stewie June 5, 2013 at 9:55 am - Reply

    Stunning photos, keep up the good work.

  21. Yuna (YunaPicsDelight) June 6, 2013 at 1:50 am - Reply

    this looks really exciting! Love to see that action through all the images! Great
    Yuna

  22. Aian Ramos June 6, 2013 at 5:06 am - Reply

    love the photos! climbing looks fun, I’m pretty sure it’s far from easy! You guys are amazing ๐Ÿ˜‰

  23. Anonymous June 8, 2013 at 12:21 am - Reply

    I am pleased to nominate you for the Liebster Award. I hope you win. ๏Š

  24. maureenjenner June 10, 2013 at 12:02 pm - Reply

    I’m sure it helps to be just a little bit mad? Who was the guy with the sandals?

  25. bex June 11, 2013 at 6:24 pm - Reply

    love the climbs at Grassi – your pics make me homesick for Canmore!

  26. porannarosa June 12, 2013 at 12:17 pm - Reply
  27. lexi June 13, 2013 at 9:04 pm - Reply

    Looks like great fun!!!! Makes me jealous I’m not hanging out with these folks ๐Ÿ™‚

  28. gthecoolest June 14, 2013 at 12:51 pm - Reply

    I have always wanted to go climbing like that, but never knew anyone who knew how. Cool vacation.

  29. ContentRambler June 20, 2013 at 1:54 pm - Reply

    Wow for the rocks. I love the idea of climbing them – don’t dare bring our son (3) though…

  30. huesofgold June 21, 2013 at 4:59 pm - Reply

    This looks like a marvelous place to climb! What are the grades of the routes you climbed? Also, wonderful pictures… as always. ๐Ÿ™‚

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