A primer for modern-day climbers on this vanishing—but still necessary—art.
Aid climbing is the one sure-fire way to accelerate the trad climbing learning curve
Over five days, three Americans established "The Pace of Comfort" (VI 5.10 A3+ M6; 3,100 feet) on the northwest face of Kichatna Spire.
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First published in 1994, this interview with the late Jim Bridwell runs the gamut: aid routes, alpinism, fast free climbs, vivid dreams, Patagonia, sport climbing, and more.
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“It’s cool doing an older route that doesn’t get climbed. That’s part of the appeal.”
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A look at the climbing resume of Enormocast host Chris Kalous
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DeWeese started climbing to quiet the voices in his head soon after his sister died in a car accident. Today, 17 years later—especially as he’s mid-pitch and strung out above a string of tipped-out bird beaks on a big wall—all is silent.
Brandon Adams and Kristoffer Wickstrom spent 10 days opening thin seams next to Yosemite's most-famous big wall route.
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