Category Archives: Delano Lavigne

Mt Turnweather – Baffin Island

Every journey has a beginning, a point at which forces coalesce to encourage us to adventure into the unknown. This adventure, to climb a granite big wall in the Canadian arctic with my younger brother, Delano, started in 2005 when we traveled to the Northwest Territories to attempt the remarkable Lotus Flower Tower – Delano’s…

Half Dome – Embrace the silence and have faith

Written by Delano Lavigne Waking up before dawn is generally considered something to be avoided but sometimes waking up before dawn is purposeful and necessary. More than that, starting out on an adventure in the pre-dawn darkness, when all thoughts are smothered by a heavy silence and our breath is consumed by the unseen emptiness,…

The Importance of Adventure and a Journey to Baffin Island

Written by Delano Lavigne I need more adventure in my life. I can no longer ignore the signs that are guiding me towards a different path, a path that leads towards the climbing life and the adventure it brings. This insight has led me to abandon a PhD program and set course towards new horizons,…