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Relentless Stoke: 59-Year-Old Ice Climber Jack Perry Sends Rigid Designator

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“I’m a better ice climber today than I was five years ago, and I plan on being a better climber in five years than I am now.”

In the best climbing shape of his life, 59 year old Jack Perry’s obsession with ice climbing takes him to the Rigid Designator (WI5-), a massive and daunting ice pillar located outside of Vail, Colorado. 

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