Basecamp: A Climbing Magazine Podcast—Mark Synnott Believes in Making Life Difficult


Mark Synnott is a legendary climber, a phenomenal writer, and actually, a former Climbing Magazine intern and contributing editor. Mark recounts his early days learning to climb in New Hampshire using a clothesline, his time dirtbagging in Yosemite, moving onto expedition climbing, and his life as a writer. Mark’s latest book is The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life. It recounts Honnold’s iconic El Cap free solo while weaving in stories from Mark’s own life. The Impossible Climb is available now. This episode is presented by Mystery Ranch. Music by Small Houses.

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