Committed: Lotus Flower Tower, Yukon


Lotus Flower Tower from Mark Smiley on Vimeo.

"This 2,000-foot climb is truly amazing. From the thousands of miles you have to drive north to the Yukon, to the flight in, to the approach, to the campground, to the climb itself... It's all part of a great experience." So far in 2011, the Smileys have ticked the Finger of Fate in Utah, the West Ridge of Mt. Hunter and the East Ridge of Devil's Thumb in Alaska, the Lotus Flower Tower in the Yukon Territory, the East Ridge of Bugaboo Spire in Alberta, and the North Ridge of Grand Teton in Wyoming. Read more at