On November 30 my dear friend and climbing partner, Benji Fink, died in his sleep in Vail, Colorado. Apparently, he just drifted off peacefully, exactly the way he lived. He was 44 years old.
A piece by Rock and Ice editor-at-large Jeff Jackson has been selected for inclusion in the Best American Sports Writing 2019 anthology.
Danika Gilbert, David Roberts and Doug Chabot are announced as the 2018 inductees to the Hall of Moutaineering Excellence, while Jeff Jackson wins the 2018 H. Adam Carter Literary Award.