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Start the Weekend with this Whipper

First, you need to watch this video all the way through to truly appreciate what a spectacular whipper this is. We’re not sure what’s more impressive– the solitary foot that desperately clings to the rock as this climber loses his battle against the force of gravity, or the fact that this guy survived unscathed. A healthy reminder to wear your helmet, for the most unexpected of whippers. 

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Watch Alex Honnold Free Solo El Capitan in 360
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Watch Alex Honnold Free Solo El Capitan in 360

Watch Alex Honnold Free Solo El Capitan in 360

Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi's new documentary whichfeatures rock climbing legend Alex Honnold, decimated all previously held records for a documentary at its opening. Upstaging the 12-year record previously held by the Oscar-winning , it comes as no surprise that the National Geographic film is taking the world by storm.  RELATED: Watch the Free Solo Trailer Bringing the film experience out of the theaters, allows the viewer to dive into Yosemite's valley and climb alongside

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Video: Mountaineers Nearly Get Buried by Huge Avalanche
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Video: Mountaineers Nearly Get Buried by Huge Avalanche

Video: Mountaineers Nearly Get Buried by Huge Avalanche

This here is every high-altitude climbers’ worst nightmare. An enormous avalanche broke loose in the Chipurson Valley of Pakistan as two mountaineers were walking up the valley beneath it, forcing them to run for cover behind some boulders. Probably would have been a good idea to get out of the way before it bears down on you…

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Mountain In The Hallway: Words & Artwork By Tate MacDowell
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Mountain In The Hallway: Words & Artwork By Tate MacDowell

Mountain In The Hallway: Words & Artwork By Tate MacDowell

Mountain In The Hallway Last summer in my fight against cancer and pursuit of climbing the Grand Teton, I was forced to confront the disappointing reality of life’s challenges. During this period of time I realized that my reaction to tragic events may very well be the only thing I have control of. Would I allow myself to become defeated and depressed or attempt to find a greater meaning in my defeat?  This poem is my attempt at the latter. It’s a reminder that my goals are simply a