Steve House and Scott Johnston shed light on the training effect in this excerpt from their new book, "Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete.”
The first ascent of the route that defined El Cap's most terrifying aspect.
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.