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Category: Climbing

Dirtbag Dreams: Fantasy vs Reality

(Cover Image: Fred Beckey) Virtually anyone who climbs, has ever picked up a climbing magazine, seen Reel Rock, or any YouTube video on climbing, knows the term “dirtbag”.  The general […]

Who the Fuck is Brad Gobright?

UPDATE: I am saddened to learn of the death of Brad Gobright on Wednesday, 27 June, 2019. Gobright fell to his death climbing in El Potrero Chico, Mexico. The following […]

Why Climbing Matters

As a brief note, this article often uses the term climbing in a broad sense to include everything from rock climbing to mountaineering and hiking.  As I rediscover climbing in […]