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  • Glacier Ice Climbing in Alaska with Lucie Hrozová
    Incredibly beautiful footage here from Tim Thompson of Lucie Hrozová climbing ice on the Matanuska Glacier, Alaska. Hrozová made the first ascent of Saphira (M15-), in Vail, Colorado, in 2016. She later told Rock and Ice, "Saphira is really long, so you can spend like two hours on it in the beginning. And you get really cold. Everything […]
  • The Pathan Project [Full Film]
    From the director, Guillaume Broust: "To help you pass the time during the current stay-at-home period, the 'Pathan Project' team has decided to make their movie available for free during the lockdown (in France). As of now, the movie is available online through April 15, 2020. If you would like to provide support to the […]
  • Weekend Whipper: Best PSA For Wearing A Helmet You’ll See This Week
    This fall, which Ty Sanderford took back in February, likely would have ended up very differently if he hadn't had his helmet on. We shudder to think about it. The route is Rednekk Justus, a 5.10+++ (according to the inscription on a rock a the base) out in Escalante Canyon, Colorado.⁠ Ty told Rock and Ice, […]
  • “Searching for Adolfo,” A Decades-old Disappearance of Two Climbers On Aconcagua May Be Solved
    On the South Face of Aconcagua, the tallest mountain outside the Himalaya, Adolfo Benegas and Eric Bender vanished in 1990. Their disappearance stunned loved ones in Mendoza, Argentina, the town at the mountain’s base where Adolfo grew up, as well as in the United States, from which Bender hailed. Friends and family members hastily organized […]

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