Follow Mark & Janelle Smiley's journey to climb the Fifty Classic Climbs of North America. The South Face of Mt Waddington is located in British Columbia's remote Coast Range.

"I often think of those marvelous weeks spent in the Waddington Range in 1950. 2 new routes on the northern side of the peak and the 3rd ascent of the mountain as well. Waddington is one of the more beautiful peaks in all of Canada and it's only 175 miles north of Vancouver. B.C.!!"
-Allen Steck
Co-author of "Fifty Classic Climbs of North America"

Learn more about their multi-year project:
smileysproject.com
facebook.com/SmileysProject

Filmed by:
Chris Werner
Mark Smiley
Janelle Smiley

Edited by:
Mark Smiley

Climbing Photographs:
Chris Werner
Lake Tahoe Based Photographer
chriswernerphoto.com

Route Photo of Mt Waddington:
Chris Atkinson, Marc Piche, & Kevin McLane
For the upcoming Canadian Alpine Classics, High Col Press.
alpinecanadaproject.ca/index.html

Music:
-Hey Love by Miner
-As Colorful As Ever by Broke For Free
-Movement Proposition by Luciano Foglia
-Father Sleep by Burgendy Reel
-Enter the Maze by Kevin MacLeod
-Computer by State Shirt

Special Thanks to all our Kickstarter Backers for their generous support! We are forever thankful for your donations.

Special thanks to Colin Haley, Fred Beckey, Don Serl, Jack Tackle, Kevin McLane & Allen Steck for their contributions to route accuracy, quotes, and inspiration.

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