Cirque of the Unclimabables: The Lotus Flower Tower

Cirque of the Unclimabables: The Lotus Flower Tower

Over the years having visited many places to rock climb the question of the best route often crops up. For me, there has always been one route that has stood out as the best I have ever climbed, The Lotus Flower in the Cirque of the Unclimbables, Canada. In part because of its quality and in part because of its remoteness. Above all its lengths means that for a fit team of climbers it is…

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How to Climb a Big Wall 

How to Climb a Big Wall 

Inside most climbers is the ability to think big, dream bigger and aim even higher. Big Walls as big as it gets and are at the deep-end of the climbing pool; they are the class A drug for rock climbers, as once committed there is no turning back. Simply turning up at the based of one of these mega routes and trying to climb up in a traditional fashion just isn’t feasible for the majority…

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