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The Triumph and Tragedy of Ryan Jennings

It’s a story I wish I’d never had to write, but here it is, “Life Interrupted,” about hardman, family man, and all around great guy Ryan Jennings. By the time we lost him, I’d guess Ryan had forgotten more about having fun than most of us will ever learn. Continue reading

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Piergorgio film

video made by Frenchmen Michel Bordet and David Autheman of their climb, All You Need is Love, on the West Face of Piergorgio in Patagonia in November of 1999. Jim Donini and I were there at the same time, making the first ascent of A Fine Piece on the West Pillar of Cerro Pollone, right next door, in the same good spell that got Michel and David to the end of their climb. Continue reading

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Stephan Siegrist did Cerro Torre’s West Face in winter, AGAIN!

I’m thrilled to see the news that Stephan Siegrist has done it AGAIN–made ANOTHER ascent of the West Face of Cerro Torre. Congratulations, Stephan! Links & photos. Continue reading

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Superpin and Hairy Pin, 1993

Photos of two favorite climbs Continue reading

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Shaken, Not Stirred — stories & photos from the first ascent

Stories and photos from the first ascent of Shaken, Not Stirred on the South Face of the Mooses Tooth in the the Ruth Gorge of the Alaska Range, which I made with Jim Donini in the spring of 1997 Continue reading

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A Fine Piece — stories & photos from the first ascent

Stories and photos from the first ascent of A Fine Piece on the West Pillar of Cerro Pollone that Jim Donini and I made in 1999. Continue reading

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J. Jay Brooks in Patagonia in black & white

These pictures come from the roll of black & white film I took to Patagonia as an experiment when J. Jay Brooks and I tried to climb a route on the west face of Aguja Saint Exupery, an adventure described … Continue reading

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Charlie Fowler in Patagonia

Last week’s post of photos of Jim Donini in Patagonia and Alaska got me thinking of the other great people with whom I climbed during my Enduring Patagonia years:  Alex Hall, J. Jay Brooks, Stefan Hiermaier, Stefan Siegrist, David Fasel, … Continue reading

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Jim Donini in Patagonia and Alaska

From the Enduring Patagonia years, here’s a run of pictures of one of the best friends and climbing partners I’ve ever had. Continue reading

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Enduring Patgonia pics 5 — A Fine Piece

A few Enduring Patagonia photos related to Jim and I making the first ascent of A Fine Piece on the West Pillar of Cerro Pollone… which was a damn fine climb…. I’m also pleased with the story that Alison Osius … Continue reading

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