The Calling by Barry Blanchard, reviewed by Gregory Crouch

The Calling copyHere’s “Wintry Climbs,” my review of The Calling by Barry Blanchard, which appeared in the October 11 & 12 issue of The Wall Street Journal.




Barry’s one of the most impressive climbers of modern times. On Twitter, he’s: @Barry_Blanchard; his website is; and here he is as one of Patagonia’s climbing ambassadors.

I’ve been doing a lot of reviewing for The WSJ, The Washington Post, NPR Books, and others. Here’s the full list, with links.

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