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Role Reversal – Tim and Emily Harrington Climbing in Spain
Role Reversal – Tim and Emily Harrington Climbing in Spain



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John Long: The Royal Scam
Coming clean on the mysterious first ascent of a Yosemite classic.
Black Sheep
Wharton entering the crux (5.13) of the Black Canyon's hardest free pitch to date, and (below) one move later, the real business.IN AP...In April, Josh Wharton and Mike Pennings completed The Black Sheep (5.12 A0), a new route in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado. Originally Pennings' vision, the line took the two three years to finish.
Alex Johnson - The Pro Life and Growing Up as a Climber
Alex Johnson bought a trad rack. She admits that she doesn’t know how to use it yet, but is excited to learn. She's been one of the biggest names in competition bouldering for almost a decade, but now, she’s ready to move on.
Altered State
A tricky crux, a surprise pop, a very fast 15-foot descent. I was delighted to find myself dangling from my beloved little blue Metolius. But when doing a quick body inventory, I noted that my left foot was attempting an inward 180. Suddenly, explosively, it hurt like hell. My partner Peter quickly lowered me, winced, and suggested we call an ambulance.
CAMP and Trango Ball Nuts Review
The key to trad climbing is the same thing that's necessary for success in any bold endeavor: balls.

I got my balls, or more precisely, Ball Nuts, in 1992, and have used them on almost every gear route since.

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