Kootenay Climbing Festival 2018: Olympic Climber Jen Olson & Legend Don Vockeroth

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The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival returns September 22-23, 2018, and will feature Olympic climber Jen Olson and Canadian mountaineering legend Don Vockeroth. The Association of West Kootenay Rock Climbers (TAWKROC) has announced that Canadian Olympic climbing athlete Jen Olson and … Continued

Will Stanhope to Speak at Kootenay Climbing Festival

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The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival is pleased to announce Canadian rock climbing star Will Stanhope will be guest speaking at the event being held Saturday, September 23th in Robson, British Columbia. Stanhope, who resides in Squamish, has innumerable rock climbing … Continued

Great Turnout For Slocan Bluffs Adopt-A-Crag

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On Saturday, June 24, 2017 about 20 volunteers arrived at the Slocan Bluffs in Slocan City to take part in the Adopt-A-Crag day co-sponsored by TAWKROC and CASBC. The day started with a thorough brushing of the weeds at the … Continued

New Access Trail for Hail Mary Wall

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Yesterday directors of TAWKROC, including Bob Sawyer, David Lussier and Vince Hempsall finalized cutting in a trail at Kinnaird Bluffs that links Yellow Sling Wall to Hail Mary Wall. This was a result of the “No Trespassing” sign recently put … Continued