Essays & Rants

Outdoor Brands Cautiously Wading into Politics

Like some liberal arts grads, I don’t technically use my degree in... Read More
Essays & Rants

Fear and Judgement in Risk and Death

Death visits Mount Everest each season with the reliability of a monsoon,... Read More
Essays & Rants

Is Alex Honnold’s El Cap Free-Solo the Greatest Sports Achievement—Ever?

Alex Honnold’s plans were no secret. We all knew free soloing El... Read More
Essays & Rants

When Feminism Goes Too Far

Women are flourishing in climbing today. Just look around and it’s hard... Read More
Essays & Rants

Fight Back and Become The Change You Seek

2016 is over, and it was a bleak year indeed, but there... Read More
Essays & Rants

When Do Aid Climbs Stop Being Aid Climbs?

When Peter Croft and Johnny Woodward first freed the Moonlight Buttress in... Read More