Mt Bute: West Face Free and Coastal Range Adventures with Blake

Butte-Sorkin-en-route

Many thanks to Blake Herrington for suggesting an adventure on Mt. Bute in the Coastal Range of Canada this past August. We were pretty much on a blind date and fared phenomenally well. While I admit there were times I would have rather avoided eye contact (namely during the bushwacking out), I ever appreciate Blake’s desire to understand and ability to communicate directly and from the heart in any setting, whether climbing or tent-bound for the week. Cheers to more adventures together! Click here for photos and to read Blake’s trip report. (Also thanks B for letting me get away with on;y editing).

There’s a profile on Blake and his inspiration for this route on the Mountain Gear blog.

And then read some tasteful mag spray on our climb from Climbing Magazine (8/30/13):
http://www.climbing.com/news/herrington-sorkin-free-huge-canadian-face/

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