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Three Storms on Mount Bradley

A first ascent on Mount Bradley in the Alaska Range was supposed to take one night.

Three Storms  on Mount Bradley
The Cornice

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Genesis: Our First Pro Comp Was the Most Conflicted

Genesis: Our First Pro Comp Was the Most Conflicted

When the first international competition came to these shores, it was a big unknown, with many opposed. It could have...

Fluid Machine

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Salat Al Zuhr: Parkinson’s Disease, Allah, and Cathedral Peak

An excerpt from “Salat Al Zuhr”—an essay in Lucas Roman’s new collection Aperture Alike–—about Imam Ghazaly, the author’s old friend...

Salat Al Zuhr: Parkinson’s Disease, Allah, and Cathedral Peak
Broken Watches

Broken Watches

A close call on the Sharkstooth in Rocky Mountain National Park causes the author to reflect on loss—in the mountains...

No Chalk

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John Long Tales More John Long Tales >

John Long: The Jump | Ascent

It was John Long’s first big-time television production. He would film Carl Boenish making a record BASE jump in Norway....

John Long: The Jump | Ascent
John Long: Gravity

John Long Tales John Long: Gravity

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Snapshot: Molly Thompson-Smith

The U.K. comp-climber Molly Thompson-Smith blooms on the rock.

Snapshot: Molly Thompson-Smith
Tuesday Night Bouldering More Tuesday Night Bouldering >
Gucci and The North Face Team Up with the Help of Jimmy Chin, Successfully Satirize Themselves

Gucci and The North Face Team Up with the Help...

A Gucci / The North Face collaboration? Why not? We could all use a bit of comic relief.

The Choss Pile: Gumby Academy

Tuesday Night Bouldering The Choss Pile: Gumby Academy

The Choss Pile: Low Gravity Zones

Tuesday Night Bouldering The Choss Pile: Low Gravity Zones