Climbing at Smoke Bluffs- Squamish

Last weekend I was fortunate to find a climbing buddy willing to drive me and him to Squamish for my first outdoor climbing session this year and in Canada overall. The weather was inviting and I have been dying to go outdoors, especially in Squamish. My climbing partner for the day was a very experienced […]

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Settling in – Work/Travel in Canada

So the first few weeks after my isolation has ended have been super busy trying to sort bits out while starting work. I have started working at Cypress Mountain (Ski resort), and while doing so, I still had to sort out my SIN (Social Insurance Number), set up a bank account, get familiar with travelling […]

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2 week of F…all. My First 14 days in Vancouver.

My main goal for the first 2 weeks of chill time was to: Apply for SIN – Social Insurance number which you need to work and everything else. For more info on how to apply click here. Open up a bank account – You have to do it in person so I have booked an […]

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Going Canada on IEC Visa during COVID-19

At the beginning of last year, I have decided to finally fulfil my goal of coming to Canada for some climbing and hiking adventures in the BC mountains. I knew that a long holiday would not be enough, and since I was single at the time I have decided to apply for an IEC visa […]

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Growing trad climbing gear rack as a beginner

Trad climbing gear setup for a beginner

With these new additions to my rack I can now most likely be fine on single pitch short climbs, and on any  multi pitch routs, I can always borrow a set of nuts, cams and quickdraws from fellow climbers.

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