Gravity Bears
Climbing Jacob Cook

Gravity Bears

Jacob Cook and Drew Marshall put up The Drop Bear, on the Prow Wall of the Stawamus Chief, on July 23rd 2021. This is their story.
Call Of The Sirens
Climbing Local Climbs Jacob Cook

Call Of The Sirens

In February 2017, Bronwyn and I packed our lives into our red van and drove 4000km across the Canadian winter-scape to Squamish, BC. We’d never even visited the town but decided it would be our new home - granite pilgrims from the East.
Ocean to Asgard - Part 2
Bronwyn Hodgins Jacob Cook Expedition We Are Explorers

Ocean to Asgard - Part 2

We charge downstream in our little red packraft. The water is churning, pumping! I’m in the stern; Jacob kneels in my bow. It’s tough to see the line as we race along, dodging rocks and waves. Focus.
Ocean to Asgard - Part 1
Bronwyn Hodgins Jacob Cook Expedition We Are Explorers

Ocean to Asgard - Part 1

This summer Jacob, Thor, Zack and myself spent six weeks on Baffin Island, in the far northeast corner of Canada and about 200 miles across the Bay from Greenland. While out there we managed to climb some big mountain faces - some new lines and some old - and accessed these mountains by paddling the ocean fjord and glacier-fed river in packrafts. How do I sum up six weeks of adventure in an article? I’ve put together a series of moments to share: