Tony Qamar on the first ascent of Seventh Rifle (VI 5.9 A2 34 pitches), West Face North Howser Tower, Bugaboos, Canada. [Photo] Galen Rowell
Posted on: December 1, 2005
Soaring splitters, glacial approaches and an alpine ambiance characterize the Bugaboos, where some of the great walls of the world reside. Topher Donahue recounts the history of climbing on one of the greatest, while Jim McCarthy, Yvon Chouinard, Chris Jones, Jerry Gore and Cedar Wright recall their adventures on the shimmering gray granite of the Canadian Rockies.