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The Story of Two Worlds Dai Koyamada V16 Sit Start
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John Long: The Only Rule That Counts
The greatest riches lie at the end of your dreams
Superwuss (5.10), Black Canyon
“If I ever did a first ascent,” my friend Brandi said, “I would call it Super Wuss.” After belaying Brandi for nearly an hour as she hung, battled and grunted up the red 5.6 at the Boulder Rock Club, I could see that she was probably not destined for new routing. But the name made me laugh, and I thought it deserved a home on a future first ascent.
Colette McInerney
You may recognize Collette McInerney from any number of places places. Besides being a fixture on the international sport-climbing circuit for the last couple of years, McInerney has been featured in Internet climbing films tearing up 5.12 tufa lines in Spain and was last year's cover girl for the Women of Climbing calendar.
An Encounter with Fred
Joe Josephson phoned with an interesting proposal: Fred Beckey had come to town for a reunion of Montana's Dirty Sox Club, a guild of Montana climbers from the 1960s through the 1980s.

If anyone has earned an honorary membership in a group named Dirty Sox it is Washington's Fred Beckey, sovereign of American DirtBag Climbers.
Black Diamond Icon Headlamp Review
Ever since creation, man has feared what he cannot see. When it's dark, psychos with skinning knives chase buxom lasses through the woods, and rappel ropes dangle unseen well short of the ledge.

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