From Saskatchewan and Manitoba
yourself once a week. Eat cold foods that don’t need to be cooked such as wraps, crackers and humus, pre-cooked meats, bars and anything from bulk food. Buy cheap beer. The other things to consider are entertainment, climbing guidebooks, toiletries, entry fees and any gear you might buy on the way.
Road tr ipping is about having fun, pushing hard, chil ling out and letting go of the routine back home. Some folks live on the road, some use it for a week at a time and others have never gone on a road tr ip. Put some time aside this spr ing and get lost. If you want to stay in Canada, it’s not far from Manitoba to the rock in norther n Ontario or from Saskatchewan to the Rockies. If you’re looking to head south, there’s lots of options within a day. Drive to the stunning quartzite crags at Devil’s Lake in Wisconsin or the nar row Spear f ish Canyon in South Dakota. The old-school large boulders in the Wichita Mountains of Oklahoma provide good value as does the pegmatite granite spires around Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. A must-climb is the iconic basalt Devil’s Tower in Wyoming. Few climbers know of the limestone walls of Barn Bluf f in Minnesota. Many folks head to Arkansas for the sandstone climbing in Horseshoe Canyon Ranch.