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How to Hip Belay

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>12<p>12<p>SHARES<p>Long before the invention of belay devices, the hip belay provided security for the second and saved time …

The Good Book: Revisiting The Fifty Classic Climbs

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>2<p>2<p>SHARES<p>The <i>Fifty Classic Climbs of North America</i> started as an idea hatched over a bottle of wine. It was the …

A First

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>207<p>207<p>SHARES<p>7/3/13 - Sean O'Neill, who lost the use of his legs after an accident more than two decades ago, had …

Patagonia — Dan Malloy and Kanoa Zimmerman are touring their...

Patagonia — Preist Draw, Flagstaff, AZ. Jake Hirsch loving...

Patagonia — Steep and exposed. @oceangoingmonkey doing his...

Climber Dies On Gasherbrum I

A Polish climber has died in a fall on Gasherbrum I while attempting to descend in a storm. Artur Hazjer, 51, was part of a team attempting successive climbs of Gasherbrum I and II in the Karakoram range, on the Pakistani-Chinese border.<p>Krzysztof Wielicki, a Polish mountaineer who made the first …