My Life behind the lens: Adventure, Climbing & Photography

Photo by Rebecca Crone

Photo by Rebecca Crone

Philip Quade is a climbing & adventure photographer, climber, and musician based in Calgary, Alberta. Climbing photography became a passion and core focus for Philip in 2013 and has since paved the path for his future, spawning adventures in Africa, Alaska, and Australia, coast to cost across Canada, and throughout the USA.  

Philip’s list of publications include; Rock and Ice Magazine, The Circuit Climbing, Outdoors Unlimited, Paddling Magazine and Gripped. With a client list including, but not limited to; Outdoor Research, Scarpa, Climbing Escalade Canada, Skratch Labs, Butora Climbing, Flashed Climbing, VSSL and contributing to many Pro and Amateur athlete portfolios.

Philip can be found regularly covering indoor competitions and on rock throughout Alberta’s Bow Valley, when not on the road.

Photo by Todd Bukowski