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Malcolm Daly, Cheating Death AgainMalcolm Daly, Cheating Death Again

Accident ReportAs I came to I was vaguely aware that I was strapped to a gurney in the back of an ambulance, the glare of the cabin lights making me squint and want to return to the dark place I’d just visited. . The residue of chaos was scattered around me—pieces of torn up bandage packaging, medic supplies strewn around, and strips of tape, ready to apply, still hanging free ... Read More »

Viento - A Patagonia TRViento - A Patagonia TR

Trip ReportEvery pitch, which ‘should’ have been moderate free or aid climbing, became a battle with ice choked cracks and verglass encrusted dihedrals. We had left Rio Blanco base camp at 1 in the morning, and by 6pm we were 8,000 vertical feet higher and staring wide-eyed at the blown ice feathers encasing the summit gendarmes. Read More »

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Denali East Face - The Stupid WayBrian Block
Malcolm Daly, Cheating Death Againtradkelly
Viento - A Patagonia TRUnitao
An Aconcagua ChristmasDiana Reid
Rich Purnell Ups the Ante with Latest Mixed Testpiece Discocamp4
Gannett: The 4 Day Mountain MarathonTom Prigg
Highway to HellStephaine Euwema
Avoiding Avalanches: 10 Terrain Features to Watch forcamp4
Snow Storm Peak: A MemoirNick Wilson
All Mixed Uptradkelly

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Hypothermia: You're Not Just Cool (Dude)sean
Ice Climbing Gradescamp4

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Mt. Whitney Sunrise, This is the suns rays hitting the Mt. Whitney escarpment in the early morning. From right to left is Mt. Whitney, Keeler Needle, and Day Needle., Posted by jmlangford

Alpine and Ice Conditions

“Many years ago, I climbed the mountains, even thought it is forbidden. Things are not as they teach us; the world is hollow, and I have touched the sky.”

— From a Star Trek dying character

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