The 2020 John Long Writing Symposium, hosted by Rock and Ice and sponsored by Adidas in Carbondale, Colorado, will run from July 6-11. Reserve your spot today! Email Rock and Ice editor Francis Sanzaro firstname.lastname@example.org
On February 16, Jim “The Bird” Bridwell, captain of numerous El Cap voyages of physical and psychological expansion, inventor, writer, thinker and fashion setter died of complications from hepatitis C. He was 73.
John Bachar laces up his boots and cinches the sling on his chalk bag. “Ready?” Only then do I realize he means to climb all two thousand feet solo, without a rope. To save face, I agree, thinking: Well, if he suggests something too crazy, I’ll just draw the line. I was the first to start soloing out at Josh anyhow.