Recent Episodes


S2:E6 – Leave Something Behind (feat. Marcus Garcia)
Marcus is a professional climber, coach and gym owner and has established over 200+ new routes, including everything from traditional,...
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S2:E5 – Beyond Dauntless (feat. Arno Ilgner)
Arno Ilgner distinguished himself as a pioneering rock climber in the 1970s and 80s. In 1995, after searching the literature...
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S2:E4 – Running is for Prey (feat. Tom Randall)
Tom Randall is one of the founding members of the infamous Wide Boyz. He is known for establishing the diabolical...
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S2:E3 – A Love Letter to Aid Climbing (feat. Jeremy Cleaveland and Steve Nutting)
Jeremy Cleaveland is the owner, head seamster and lead janitor for Cleaveland Mountaineering (“Better Suffering through Engineering”). His custom bikepacking...
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S2:E2 – Poetry of the Vertical Part 2 (feat. Pat Ament)
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S2:E1 – Poetry of the Vertical Part 1 (feat. Pat Ament)
Pat Ament has 38 books and over 200 magazine articles. Some twenty-five of his pieces appear in various anthologies of...
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Recent Blog Posts


Memento Mori by Cristian Garcia
I recently returned from an eight-day trip to El Potrero Chico in Nuevo León,  Mexico. During my time there, I...
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“I’m Gonna Miss Her (Vertical Remix)”
Originally popularized by Brad Paisley
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Professional Hikeabiker: Closed Course. Do not attempt.
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Solitary Refinement by Steve Haybooner Price
“…has metastasized” are the last words I hear. I know he is still talking but have gone numb and my...
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