Consider a world
where you are limited only by your imagination, where you frame your passion and your sense of adventure to make a l iving. That is the life of the climbing photographer. Although a dream for many, it is a profession mastered by few.
Paul Bride has lived in Squamish for almost two decades and has navigated his climbing addiction through a camera lens. He grew up in the f latlands of southern Ontario and never lacked inspiration or the taste for adventure. It was his desire that transformed the wild places of his imagination into realit y. He is globally recognized and celebrated as a professional climbing photographer and athlete.
These days he travels to the far reaches of the earth, most favourably high in the alpine, hauling hundreds of pounds of camera equipment in search of new images. His taste for the alpine began in 2004, when he went into the Waddington range of B.C. “A friend of mine had described Waddington to me before I left as an easy place to die,” Bride said. The shoot required him to ferr y 260 kg of gear over heavily crevassed glacial