Crank Nights

  A small Buddhist country with smokey hills speckled with gold-leaf stupas and humming ...

The Haters

  Alex Khazanov, an Israeli climber with a patchy beard and bulging biceps, and ...

Before I Die – What Would Climbers Think?

This article originally published May 5, 2015   Before I die, I want to_____________. ...

Climbing Saved My Life

  I was 24 years old, and climbing ruled my life. Monday: Climb. Tuesday: ...

The Hardest (Indoor) Route

  The hardest route in the world may not reside in a Norwegian granite ...

Excerpt From High Drama

This excerpt of High Drama: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of American Competition Climbing, ...

Chuy and Carlos Vidaurri: Climbing After Cancer

  When Chuy Vidaurri first tried climbing, he immediately thought of his brother. Carlos, ...

The Winning Mind

I started climbing in 1978 while attending St. David’s College in Llandudno, North Wales. I ...

The Secret Rivalry at IFSC Competitions

  “Cheater!” he yelled with an outstretched finger.  “Na uh,” retorted a pale woman ...

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