Dope heads, war notes and Peter Croft for President.
Mathematician by training, gymnast by choice, John Gill became a climber by chance, and revolutionized North American bouldering in the process. A short conversation with the man who brought chalk and dynamic movement to the vertical.
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Coonyard mouths off. Again.
From her start as a teenage prodigy, Beth Rodden was always destined for big things. But her first big wall in Madagascar did little to prepare her for the adventures she'd find have a planet away.
Emerging from a mentor's shadow is never easy. But 2,500 feet up the north face of the Grandes Jorasses on a new route in winter, the challenge can take on new dimensions.
Can it really be the end?
Alain Mesili's story was compelling: revolutionary, romantic, alpinist. But in the process of recording it, one journalist learned that the grandfather of Bolivian climbing left more than a little to the imagination.
Loose rock, tricky route finding, finicky gear: Yam has been schooling the Calgary/Canmore set for generations. A photographic tribute, with words by Matt Pieterson.