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RunOut #11: Connor Herson Frees the Nose.

On November 19th, Connor Herson, a 15-year-old high school freshman from Emerald Hills, California became the 6th human to free-climb the Nose, only missing the 5th ascent to Keita...

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RunOut #10: Adam Ondra’s Near Onsight of the Salathe Wall

What do you consider to be a casual, non-serious climbing trip? Maybe it’s bouldering with your homies. Maybe it’s a few weeks of sport climbing on some Mediterranean island...

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RunOut #9: Breaking the Fourth Wall in Free Solo with DP Mikey Schaefer

To free solo or not to free solo, is not the question of today’s podcast—but whether it is ethical to film it. Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi’s documentary film...

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RunOut #8: Caves, Plato, and the future of adventure

In the Republic, Plato presents an allegory of a cave in which prisoners have been shackled their whole lives, and their only understanding of reality derives from the shadows...

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Behind The Mic

Chris Kalous

Show Host

 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

Show Host

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

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