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Episode 24 – Chris Weidner

Chris Weidner Action in Solitude Podcast with Kevin Riley

Chris Weidner is a writer and rock climber from Boulder, Colorado that spends part of the year in Las Vegas where he and his wife, Heather, have a condo. He writes a bi-weekly column about rock climbing for the Daily Camera (Boulder) and has written for Climbing and Rock & …

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Purblind Pillar on a Winter Day

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On my way home from dropping off my girlfriend at McCarran International Airport I ran into a couple of climbers trying to get back to Red Rocks.  As I was leaving the recreation center Andrew asked if they could throw their bikes into the van. I said sure. They hurried …

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Episode 23 – Andy Raether

Andy Raether Action in Solitude Podcast Episode 23

Closing out 2017 with an interview with Andy Raether. Before heading home for the holidays I had the pleasure of sitting down with Andy at his gym, Origin Climbing & Fitness, in Las Vegas. We talked about his upbringing in Minnesota, why he decided to make Las Vegas his home …

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Episode 20 – Ian King

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Ian King considers himself a lifestylist of the climbing sort. I got to know Ian through our mutual relationship with Misty Mountain Threadworks – we’re both Misty ambassadors – and to this day I haven’t met a climber who so thoroughly enjoys being part of climbing photo shoots. (Thank you …

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Episode 15 – Jon Glassberg & Jordan Shipman

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Jon Glassberg and Jordan Shipman are the co-founders of Louder Than 11. You’ve probably seen some of their online videos or maybe even caught one of their climbing competition live broadcasts. They’ve come a long way since their first videos, like Colorado Glow, and now they’re leaders in the climbing …

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Episode 14 – Julie Ellison

Julie Ellison Action in Solitude Podcast

Julie Ellison joined the staff of Climbing Magazine back in 2010 when the magazine was sailing through turbulent waters. Over the next six years she gained the respect of the industry and became a leading voice in climbing media. Recently, Julie was promoted to Editor-in-Chief. But the road to the top hasn’t been easy …

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Episode 11 – Whitney Boland

Even though Whitney Boland was born in Florida, a state with absolutely no worthwhile climbing and went to school in Ohio, a state with very limited climbing, somehow she fell in love with the sport and made a career of it. She serves as a contributing editor for Rock & …

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Episode 10 – Paul Nelson

Paul Nelson is a lot of things. He holds a PhD in history. He’s a Misty Mountain and Blue Ridge Outdoors sponsored climber. He authored a book called Wrecks of Human Ambition: A History of Utah’s Canyon Country to 1936. He started playing guitar at the age of five and recently started playing bluegrass …

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