Current Transportation: Nissan Xterra 2003
Core Activities: Ice climbing, mixed climbing, rock climbing
Non-Core Activities: Surfing, dog walking, coffee, running, art gallery day dreaming
Favorite Places: The Lookout in Echo Canyon in Canmore, The Ghost Wilderness Area for ice and rock climbing
My Jam Is: ALT-J, Yeah Yeah Yeah's
I Eat Lots Of: Coffee. Even though it's not food, it's the one thing I can't live without!
Fun Fact: My last name translated means “little hen,” which is one of many nicknames, Hunes, Poco Pollo, Hunicorn, Hunibomber…
Sarah has followed the lure of the outdoors ever since her first canoe trip as a young kid. Currently living and working full time as an ACMG Alpine Guide in the Canadian Rockies, Sarah’s business focuses on teaching women the skills necessary to be independent in the mountains on rock, ice and in alpine environments. An avid climber, Sarah is constantly pushing herself in all mediums, from mixed climbing to first ascents on seas stacks in Newfoundland.
This light little puffy lets you be active and move freely while still giving you that extra warmth and weatherproofing. It works as a good insulation layer on really cold days underneath your waterproof jacket, or a good fall puffy for those chilly late season rock days.
I refuse to leave home without this piece. As a combination layer on a cold day, or a second layer/jacket for the hike in, this is a must have. It breathes well, allows complete non-restrictive movement, has functional pockets, and...it looks great! Top it off with a fitting snug hood, and you have
When Sarah Hueniken loses her mother suddenly, her world—and her climbing—takes on a different meaning. [Read More]
Nophobia: A Tale Of The Head Game Of Sticking With A Goal
Sometimes just sticking with a goal takes as much psychological fortitude as the actual climbing. [Read More]
Climb Harder This Season
Nothing awesome comes for free, and getting better is hard work. Here's how to enjoy the process. [Read More]
Are You Trying Hard Enough to Send?
Three techniques to ratchet up your climbing ability. [Read More]
The First North American Woman To Climb M12
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Ice Climbing in the Ghost
It was dark out, my headlamp needed a battery change, and my coffee hadn’t quite yet kicked in. By 5am we were hiking over frozen creeks, bush crashing through trees, and shedding layers… [Read More]