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Marie-Pier Desharnais is shown atop K2 in this July 2022 handout photo. Marie-Pier Desharnais reached the top of K2 - renowned as one of the toughest mountains on earth - becoming one of the only women in Canada to summit the 8,611-metre monolith on the China-Pakistan border. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Marie-Pier Desharnais

Mountaineer Marie-Pier Desharnais is among only Canadian women to summit K2

Desharnais describes hours of inclines so steep just the tip of her crampons were holding on

 

A 50-year-old fell 30 feet at Skaha Bluffs and was heli-rescued Tuesday. (Mike Biden file photo)

Climber falls 30 feet at Penticton’s Skaha Bluffs

50-year-old airlifted to hospital with multiple injuries

 

Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park welcomed thousands for a day of climbing clinics and competitions on Saturday, May 28. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

PHOTOS: Tourists flock to the South Okanagan for Skaha Bluffs Climbing Festival

The two-day event features rock climbing clinics and competitions

 

Skaha Bluffs will be hosting a climbing festival May 28 and 29. (Photo by Dave Mai/DM Productions)

Skaha Climbers Festival auction to support of park watcher program

The program finds work for individuals with barriers to employment

Skaha Bluffs will be hosting a climbing festival May 28 and 29. (Photo by Dave Mai/DM Productions)
Skaha Bluffs will be hosting a climbing festival May 28 and 29. (Photo by Dave Mai/DM Productions)

First Skaha Climbers Festival comes to Penticton May 28 and 29

Skaha Bluffs will host climbing competitions, clinics and more

Skaha Bluffs will be hosting a climbing festival May 28 and 29. (Photo by Dave Mai/DM Productions)
A climber is dwarfed by the massive rock face of the Chief in Stawamus Chief Provincial Park in Squamish, B.C., on August 16, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Many Stawamus Chief climbing routes closed after tons of rock tumbles in Squamish

Hot weather suspected cause of collapse at popular B.C. rock-climbing destination

A climber is dwarfed by the massive rock face of the Chief in Stawamus Chief Provincial Park in Squamish, B.C., on August 16, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
David Mai shooting another climber on Skaha Bluffs in 2015. (Contributed)

VIDEO: Penticton climber’s documentary showcases Skaha Bluffs and all its beauty

David Mai’s documentary highlights climbing in the Okanagan and beyond

David Mai shooting another climber on Skaha Bluffs in 2015. (Contributed)
Skaha Bluffs climbing spots. (Monique Tamminga)

New parking lot and picnic area coming to Penticton’s Skaha Bluffs

The city will turn the access point at Crow Place into a parking and picnic area

Skaha Bluffs climbing spots. (Monique Tamminga)
Ascent to peak fitness

Ascent to peak fitness

Indoor climbing benefits, body, mind and soul

  • Feb 19, 2020
Ascent to peak fitness