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Good news from Patagonia, and more pics from Enduring Patagonia

Good news from Patagonia and a few of my photos of Fitzroy Continue reading

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And here comes another quartet of photos from my Enduring Patagonia years… A minor epic in the Col of Patience

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Here are a few more pictures taken during my Enduring Patagonia years…

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a few photos from my Enduring Patagonia years…

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Stephen Alvarez’s photos from our adventures in Iran last summer — climbing and otherwise

Stephen Alvarez’s photos from our adventures in Iran last summer, featuring Mark Wilford, Jim Donini, Mary Ann Dornfeld, Mohammad Norouzi, Mohammad Bahrevar, Shaima Shadman, Mahsa, Jenn Flemming, Chris Weidner, and others. That was an intense trip.

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Kiwi climbing hero Athol Whimp

Athol’s great partner Andrew Lindblade emailed this picture to me this morning. Andy took it in February 1999, in Venice, California, when he and Ath had an LAX layover on their way back to Australia from France, where they’d been … Continue reading

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China’s Wings piece at Rock & Ice

Alison Osius at Rock & Ice magazine wrote a brief article about how a lead that Charlie Fowler provided me in 2002 led to me discovering the story of William Langhorne Bond and the China National Aviation Corporation.

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More on the Compressor Route

So I checked out of the net for a few days and scored classic surf with Mark and Susan Robsinson and Randy Leavitt “somewhere west of Goleta.” We talked a lot about the Compressor Route news about which I posted … Continue reading

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The Compressor Route chopped… more thoughts

Having slept on it, I find myself more uncomfortable with the news that the upper sections of Maestri’s Compressor Route were chopped by Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk as they descended after making the first “fair means” ascent of Cerro … Continue reading

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Huge news from Patagonia!

Breaking news from Patagonia, reported by Colin Haley, is that Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk have completed the first “fair means” ascent of Cerro Torre’s SE Ridge (the left-hand skyline in the photo), not using any of Maestri’s infamous bolts … Continue reading

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