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Fame! ...and rock climbing.....

In the future, everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes.

Presently, I scramble to find deeper meaning in my new found notoriety.  It began with the most noble of intentions, this humble blog, and quickly ballooned into a nebulous cloud of love, hate, climbing, and everything in between. 616 more words

(Not) running quote of the day

“You’re progressing on something and that’s what it’s all about. You wanna keep moving, having a progress in your life.”

-Ueli Steck

Running Quotes

Ueli Steck and the Burden of Proof

Ueli Steck – sometimes called “The Swiss Machine,” is a giant in the sport of alpinism.  I know this isn’t an alpinism blog, but when I first saw the movie about Ueli’s… 670 more words


Chatting to Ueli Steck

I recently interviewed Ueli Steck for Trek and Mountain magazine.

It was pretty hard work as he didn’t have much to say about anything really…. so I was glad I’d dipped into… 95 more words


Can we trust "sponsored" rock climbers?

How do we know if Adam Ondra has actually climbed 5.15c?

Did Ueli Steck really solo Annapurna’s West face?

Is Daniel Woods’ sit-start of The Ice Knife… 662 more words

The Zen of Ueli Steck

While the 2014 Everest season is becoming reminiscent of the hockey lockout of 2012-13, and the Khumbu is looking like an empty rink, I thought it was a great opportunity to share what other amazing things climbing has to offer. 1,210 more words