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  • Marcel Remy – 94 Years Old and Back to the Summit [Full 24-Minute Version]
    In this film from 2017, Swiss climber Marcel Remy is approaching his 95th birthday but still lives for the excitement and fun of life. In August 2017 he climbed the 450 meter northwest face of the world famous Miroir de l’Argentine in western Switzerland—a face he believes he has climbed more than 200 times in […]
  • Away from the Wall: Ashima Shiraishi
      The COVID-19 pandemic sent the world into upheaval this spring, and climbing was thrown for a loop along with everything else. Our sport’s popularity was on the rise, the Olympics were on the horizon and now it’s all come to a halt (although things aren’t all bad). In some ways, COVID-19 has served as […]
  • “Many People Are Going to Work Scared”
    John VanNostrand, a Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner at Valley View Hospital, Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Photo: Courtesy of John VanNostrand. John VanNostrand, 38, a climber of 26 years, is a Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner who admits, examines, diagnoses, and cares for hospitalized patients at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, where he sees COVID-19 patients. Over the […]
  • Triage in the Time of Coronavirus: A Climbing Guide’s Perspective
      The sense of community is one of the things that got me hooked on climbing in the first place, and my climbing partners have become my second family. Our tight-knit community is well equipped to handle emergencies. I’ve participated in hours-long litter-carries through talus; I’ve shared supplies and encouragement with climbers hunkered down near […]

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