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RunOut #5 Michael Kennedy and the North Ridge of Latok I

In July of 1978, after climbing all but a few hundred feet of the 8000-foot-tall North Ridge of Latok I in Pakistan, Michael Kennedy, Jim Donini, George Lowe, and...

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RunOut #4: Wales, not Whales.

We all know about whales. Sperm whales. Humpback whales. Blue whales. Killer whales. Just kidding, those are dolphins. But what about Wales the country? What’s going on there? The...

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RunOut #3: The Tradition of Truth.

In 2013, two French alpinists, who you’ve probably never heard of, climbed a central pillar on Annapurna in pure alpine style. They hung it out there so far, that...

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RunOut #2: A Speed Climbing Paradox.

On June 2, Tim Klein and Jason Wells, two highly experienced Yosemite rock climbers, fell during a speed ascent of El Capitan. Four days later, Tommy Caldwell and Alex...

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Chris Kalous

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 A musician and a painter (but not that kind), Chris Kalous is a modern-day Renaissance man, a titan in the climbing/podcasting world, and a sworn enemy of aid climbing and daisy chains.

Andrew Bisharat

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Renowned landscape day laborer, gluten-phile, and freelance journalist Andrew Bisharat lives by the mantra of “split infinitives, not fingertips.”

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