How a legal fight between an esteemed climber and local politician in France is a harbinger of future tensions in the warming Alps.
Have a kid and life as you know it is over. Retire those kneepads and downturned shoes, welcome to strollers and diapers and poos.
Climbing can be a way to practice facing fear, coping with adversity, pushing yourself through hardship, or just learning how to stay present in the face of difficulty. But after losing my dog, I learned grief just doesn't get easier.
In the long run, technique will take you much further than a strong back and a vice grip. Instead of getting stronger, get better.
The two climbing greats teach important things about footwork, climbing holds, and how to avoid being a gumby.
The definitive guide to being a rotting degenerate.
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