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Stuck on Geronimo

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This winter has been all about the classic moderates. When Andrew was in town we talked about getting on Geronimo (5.6), a nice 4-pitch climb on Jackrabbit Buttress in Juniper Canyon. We never got to it. So when Irene Yee and I were brainstorming climbs to get on this week …

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Episode 25 – Jonathan Siegrist

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Jonathan Siegrist has built up an impressive tick list over the years. I first remember hearing about Jonathan in 2009 when he went on a tear in the Red River Gorge and redpointed seven 5.14 routes, sent three 5.13d routes, onsighted three 5.13c routes, and climbed 11 more routes ranging …

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Episode 24 – Chris Weidner

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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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Episode 23 – Andy Raether

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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 22 – Irene Yee

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Her name is Irene Yee but many know her by her Instagram username, @LadyLockOff. She is a photographer from Las Vegas, Nevada that has earned Instagram fame for her stunning photographs that capture the joy and beauty of climbing and outdoor adventure from a wide variety of perspectives. I briefly …

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Episode 21 – Obe Carrion

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While back in Boston to do some landscaping for a buddy I had the opportunity to sit down with Obe Carrion at Metro Rock (Everett) where he currently resides as the head coach and operations manager. I was excited to speak with Obe about his upbringing in Pennsylvania and what …

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Episode 18 – Buzz Burrell

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Adventurer Buzz Burrell grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan, but it wasn’t long before he packed his bags and headed west to Colorado to be in the mountains. Over the next five and a half decades he set fastest known time (FKT) records on the Colorado Trail (486 miles) and the John …

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