September 2010 - 288


 

FEATURES

GALLERY
More of the good stuff from Andrew Burr, Greg Epperson, Harrison Shull, and Jim Thornburg

DEEP SOUTH WATER SCRAMBLING
It's hot in Chattanooga—too hot to think. You could climb, but... water, you gotta have water. Before you do something you regret, head for the rier and some good ol' DWS, Southern-style. Story and photos by Tomas Donoso

WIND, SAND, AND SCARS
Pack the truck, follow an old mining road to a Utah river, launch your overloaded canoe, and drift into a world of desert towers where few will tread. Story and photos by Andrew Burr

HOLLYWOOD HIDEOUT
The cast of "M*A*S*H" made good use of Malibu Canyon State Park. Now, this secluded canyon on the outskirts of Hollywood hides some of SoCal's sweetest pocket pullling. By Nicky Dyal • Photos by Jim Thornburg

DEPARTMENTS

Contributors
Dave Costello, Tomas Donoso, and Nicky Dyal

Editorial
Tying into the sharp end

Letters

Just Out
Stay warm and focused for fall sending

Hot Flashes
Inside Alex Honnold's blazing-fast Half Dome and El Cap solo link-ups; plus, a new route on Mount Foraker

Off the Wall
Happy 50th birthday, Freedom of the Hills; Teton Boulder Project breaks ground

Sporting Life
Plastic purgatory: appalling, real-life gym experiences

Sustained
Illinois' slap in the face for owners who let climbers use their land: the sad saga of Draper's Bluff

Ten Things...
You didn't know about knots

Players
Harald Roeker: nature, rock, and the art of guidebook writing

Tech Tips
Sport climbing: An aerial exercise for sending harder
Gear: TLC for climbing shoes and feet

Reviews
Alex Huber's new memoir, K2 through Sherpa eyes, and tales from an alpine first-responder

Classic Climbs
The pinnacle of 5.8 fun: Skyline, City of Rocks, Idaho

Mileage
Minnesota dreamin': old-school trad and bouldering in the great North Woods

Anchored
Ryan Cafferky, steward of Smith Rock's soft-rock protection

Perspective
The entertainer: Timmy O'Neill

 

 


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