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Ueli Steck Climbs North Couloir Direct (VI Al 6+ M8), Les Drus
Ueli Steck Climbs North Couloir Direct (VI Al 6+ M8), Les Drus

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John Long: Channel Surfing
As far back as I could remember I’d wondered which of mankind’s faiths and illusions I could choose as my sustaining light, and I’d chosen the greatest existential pathology of them all: that if I worked hard enough, and smartly enough, my greatest challenges would someday flow effortlessly under my hands like glassy Malibu swells.
Climbing Beta: El Potrero Chico, Mexico
Moja Gear takes us south of the border to El Potrero Chico's limestone bastions.
TNB: Tony Scott, Climber, Movie Maker, Lived and Died Large
It is not every day that someone’s “person” contacts me, and when a voice on the phone asked if I could take a call from Tony Scott, I at first did not know who he was. A director, she said. His films included Top Gun, The Crimson Tide and others. “He’s pretty famous,” she added, and trust me that she was being helpful and not snide.
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.
PhD Smartloft Divide Hoody Sport for Women
The new women’s version of the PhD Smartloft Divide Hoody Sport jacket, a performance midlayer, is a light puffy with all-wool insulation.

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