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The Choss Pile: Guided Nonsense on Tungurahua

A series of brainless miscalculations on Tungurahua, a 16,480-foot volcano in Ecuador.

The Choss Pile: Guided Nonsense on Tungurahua
The Cornice

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David Roberts: Our Loss

David Roberts: Our Loss

On a 1969 trip in Alaska, the author discovered a climber’s paradise. Half a century later, he ponders how much...

Broken Neck Nik

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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: 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

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The Choss Pile: Gumby Academy

The Choss Pile: Gumby Academy

More gumby climbers are roping up than ever before, but who’s going to actually show them the ropes?

The Choss Pile: Low Gravity Zones

Tuesday Night Bouldering The Choss Pile: Low Gravity Zones

Between the Lines: 5 Ways Climbers Cheat

Tuesday Night Bouldering Between the Lines: 5 Ways Climbers Cheat