Will The Future of Alpinism Belong To Runners?
Jason Antin shares his gear list and training tips for the normal climber to climb the Nose in a Day
Check out Rock and Ice's new issue for a feature on speed ascents in the mountains, featuring Egloff. In it, Tracy Ross asks the question, will speed-climbing's future belong to climbers who can run, or to runners who can climb?
"Little Steps" features mountain athlete and Merrell Ambassador Mike Chambers as he endures a six-month, highly-strategic and rigorous training program to prepare for his attempt at breaking the speed record for Denali. Ultimately, Chambers leaves Denali without the record, but throughout his training and time on the mountain, reflects on life outside of physical goals and what’s most important: his family.
In this excerpt from his new book, "Chasing Denali: The Sourdoughs, Cheechakos and Frauds Behind the Moust Unbelievable Feat in Mountaineering," Jon Waterman reckons with the mountain that has influenced his life more than any other, and one of the most enduring legends associated with it...
A group of U.S. military personnel climbed to the top of Denali to help shed light on cardiac complications at high altitude.