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| Alex Lowther

Alex Megos tells the story of his 'Bibliographie'. On August 5, 2020, he redpointed the long-standing Céüse project after some 60 tries over three years.

Rediscovering the Soul of Climbing with 'Stone Locals'

| Patagonia

Climbing has always been more than just a sport. It’s provided a way of life and a makeshift family to misfits who share a calling. As the sport grapples with its growing popularity, the people who anchor its core and community have more responsibility than ever.

Sunnyside Up

| Tommy Caldwell

Last November, Fitz Caldwell (age 6) finished his first multipitch climb, Sunnyside Bench in Yosemite National Park. He did it with his dad, Tommy.

There Is Only Send or Fail

| Alex Lowther

Just Ask Alex Megos. He is driving his aging Volkswagen down the curvy roads that thread the valleys of the Frankenjura. It’s June in rural Bavaria, where rolling green meets broad blue.

Rotpunkt

| Patagonia

Through failure and success, Alex Megos strives to be the best climber in the world.

Frequently Asked Questions: Living in a Van on the Road with Kids

| Lydia Zamorano

In 2018 Lydia Zamorano and her husband Sonnie Trotter left home on a year-long climbing road trip with a 7-month-old baby and a 4-year-old in tow. She asked Becca Caldwell and Zoe Hart – two other moms with lots of experience living on the road – about their experiences and shared her own as well.

Line Across the Sky

| Patagonia

Long considered impossible, coveted by many and attempted by a few, the Fitz Traverse has fueled the imaginations of climbers in Patagonia for decades.

From the Ground Up

| Kate Rutherford

Obviously, I love to climb, and I love to eat. But I’ve learned that love alone isn’t enough.

Mountain of Storms

| Patagonia

The mythological origin story behind the Patagonia name and philosophy, and proving what’s important isn’t what you accomplished, it’s how you got there.