The archetypal mountain, Ama Dablam has been serenading climbers for more than half a century. Michael Kennedy provides the overview, while Dr. Michael Ward, Jeff Lowe, Yvan Estienne, Sergey Bogomolov and Rich Gross give first-hand accounts of climbing on the most beautiful mountain in the world.
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Reginald Munger Sullivan "Eric" Bjornstad
Desert aficionados know him for his guidebooks to the Colorado Plateau, but Eric Bjornstad's adventures have spanned the continent. A visit with a Moab institution.
The Climbing Life
Postcards from the vertical.
Daryl Hatten, 1955-2004.
Climbers smell. Sometimes that's a good thing.
Puff the Magic Climber
America smokes dope. Climbers smoke dope. But how do they perform when stoned? Join us in our errant quest for knowledge on this most hazy of subjects.
Squamish comprises the epicenter of Canadian rock climbing, and no Canadian has been shaped by it like Peter Croft. One of the era's great forces reflects on his formative years on northern granite.
When America's finest alpinist went searching for balance, he had no idea the journey would consume him. It could only end when he came out the other side.
The Totem Pole
The 1975 filming of The Eiger Sanction removed the summit register from the Totem Pole. Please join us in welcoming back notes from the first five ascents.