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A Hike Below the Eiger with John Harlin

 The mountains of Grindelwald Switzerland, are some of the most spectacular in Europe. A recent hike through them with John Harlin, whose father made the first American ascent of the storied Eiger, provided a glimpse into mountaineering history. Roaming below the looming North Face of the Eiger is a unique experience for any climber or backcountry traveler.

The 10 Most Intriguing Climbs of 2007

By Dougald MacDonald

Journalist Dougald MacDonald chooses the handful of notable
ascents from 2007 that point to the future of climbing, from the hardest rock
climbs to the most impressive alpine routes.

Big Year for Climber Colin Haley

By Gordy Skoog

With difficult routes on Cerro Torre, Huntington, Robson, Denali, and more, in one amazing year, 22-year-old Colin Haley is making his mark in alpine climbing.

Death on Makalu

By David Roberts

The Tragic Final Climb of Jean-Christophe Lafaille, one of the world's greatest pure alpinists

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In Memoriam - Carl Skoog

A tribute from his brothers Lowell and Gordy and from his friends in the outdoors including Andrew McLean and Gary Brill. Includes a selection of captivating images by Carl Skoog.

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Annapurna: A 'double tall' order for America's best known high altitude climber

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Annapurna: A 'double tall' order for America's best known high altitude climber

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Annapurna: A 'double tall' order for America's best known high altitude climber

Lynn Hill

With a record of ascents unrivalled by any other rock climber, Lynn Hill adds the roles of mother, author and Patagonia ambassador to her climbing achievements.

Andrew McLean

With a passion for steep, technical descents, Andrew McLean has pushed the envelope of extreme technical skiing and gear development.

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