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RunOut #20: Jim Reynolds’ Free Solo on Fitzroy Changes Everything/Nothing

If I told you a climber from California had free soloed three major formations in Patagonia—not only free soloing up them, but also free soloing down them, without using...

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RunOut #19: Nanga Parbat and Modern Remote Mountain SAR

In the spring season many 8,000-meter peaks are increasingly crowded with guides who are all but carrying their clientele of C-level executives and trustfunding thrillseekers to the summit. But...

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RunOut #18: Old Skool Chipping Dust-up.

In the world of Rock Climbing, few actions are more socially taboo than manufacturing holds – except, of course, wearing man-pris. And yet, if you climb limestone sport routes,...

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RunOut #17: EPIC Michigan Ice Fest

Here are some fun facts about Michigan that you may not know. It is home to the world’s largest limestone quarry, the largest deposit of native copper, the largest...

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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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