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    Weekend Whipper: Bat-S#!% Crazy

    Like a bat out of hell.

    By Rock and Ice | January 17th, 2020
  • “Jah Man” Rises Again!

    It’s alive!

    By Rock and Ice | January 17th, 2020
  • Climbing For Air

    Klaas Willems has cystic fibrosis. Doctors gave him 25 years. He’s now 33. “Climbing is what got me this far,” he writes.

    By Klaas Willems | January 15th, 2020
  • Somewear Global Hotspot

    Tyler Stableford tests out the newest two-way satellite communicator.

    By Rock and Ice | January 15th, 2020
  • Changing Leads

    A father swaps roles with his son in the wilds of New Mexico.

    By Timothy Bradford | January 16th, 2020
  • Love on the Road

    At the bottom of every climber’s heart lies a gnarled twist, like a knot on the root of a magnolia tree, where life without climbing ended, an...

    By Chris Parker | January 16th, 2020

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The Secret of Nanda Devi

Fifty years ago a team of top American climbers participated in a botched CIA operation that lost a plutonium spy device high in the Himalaya. Here’s  Pete Takeda’s account of

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