Become a Member

Get access to more than 30 brands, premium video, exclusive content, events, mapping, and more.

Already have an account? Sign In

Become a Member

Get access to more than 30 brands, premium video, exclusive content, events, mapping, and more.

Already have an account? Sign In

Brands

Members get access to interactive digital issues.

Read the Digital Issue Read the Digital Issue

Fall 2021

Stories

POSTs


The Janitor Who Would Climb With Anyone

In 1987, Climbing’s Editor at Large, Jeff Jackson, worked as a night janitor at Sequoia National Park, California. There, he traded climbing lessons with fellow employees for belays on Moro Rock, a 1,000-foot dome. Trusting his life to some of the weirdest characters he ever met, he learned more than he taught.