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Red River Gorge - Spring 2012
Red River Gorge - Spring 2012

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John Long: The Real Deal
The tao of Paul gleason, Stonemaster Emeritus.
Not So Fast: Lessons From a Father-Son Trip to Patagonia
Every couple of years, my son Tim, Jr. and I take a climbing trip together. Usually we pick one of my “dream climbs”—those classic routes that you always hear about, but seem too difficult to consider seriously. But my son encourages me to climb harder than I think I can, and together we have done The Scenic Cruise, The Naked Edge, Primrose Dihedrals and most recently Lotus Flower Tower. It is especially cool for me both to tick a lifetime goal and climb with my son.
Dave Macleod: What I've Learned
It’s easy to miss the beauty in climbing—the places it takes you, and the rock itself—if you only try routes you can do straight away.
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.
Acopa Aztec Shoe Review
This competitively priced shoe is a smart choice for beginner and intermediate climbers, or anyone looking for an all-around model that will do anything pretty darn well.

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