About Us

The Story Behind Our Podcast

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.

You likely know Chris Kalous as the voice of The Enormocast. He lives in Carbondale, Colorado, with his girlfriend and their son, Enormobaby. 

Andrew Bisharat

Show Host

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

Check out Andrew’s website Evening Sends.

About Our Show

A lateral discussion about the vertical world …

The best moments in climbing happen in obvious places, like the sharp end of a memorable lead, but they can also occur in surprising places, like sitting around the campfire, discussing the latest ethics and heated issues in climbing, among friends and kindred souls.

Our goal with this experiment in podcasting is to marry those two disparate worlds and bring them into a short, easily digestible weekly dose of climbing conversation. 

We hope it’s interesting, funny, informative, and makes you feel like you’re sitting around the campfire with us. Now pass the whisky …