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Doesn't climbing just to beat someone else defeat the purpose?
"As for my playlist, I'd be happy to share. It's my Top 25..."
American attempt on an unclimbed peak in Alaska in the name of cancer research.
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"I mean, with the possible exception of free climbing, isn’t the fun part going downhill?"
I was sitting in the shade on Sunday, kneading the lactic acid out of my forearms, when along came a snake.
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Stupid. My feet are numbing. My calves burn. My thighs ache. My throat is parched as sweat drips onto the lens of my sunglasses. I'm spent. I've hit a wall. I've got to get off this climb.
With 100 dead on Denali, here's a glimpse at how it all went wrong.
Alain Robert solos the New York Times Building to raise global warming awareness. Thank God he didn't wear Hand Jammies.
Get this: there is now a mountain climbing version of American Idol. It's called "The Mountain Academy". Pathetic.
With 260 people reaching the summit this season, can we really hold this summit in such high regard? Maybe it's actually quantity over quality.
This is the story of my friend, ice climber Bob Timmer, who was not only diagnosed with one, but TWO inoperable malignant tumors.
Oh the horror of being alone here on the mountain! Oh the howling wind! The cold ice! The danger! Only fifteen other men to snuggle with!