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Kruk & Kennedy Weigh In On Cerro Torre Controversy

Kruk & Kennedy Weigh In On Cerro Torre Controversy

Jason Kruk and Hayden Kennedy weigh on the recent Cerro Torre controversy

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The Plot Thickens On Cerro Torre

The Plot Thickens On Cerro Torre

The plot thickens on Cerro Torre as Kennedy & Kruk’s “fair means” ascent of the Compressor route is quickly followed by David Lama’s first free ascent.

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Kennedy & Kruk Climb Compressor Route By “Fair Means”

A lot of sites, including Alpinist, have picked up on the update Colin Haley posted on his Facebook wall indicating that American Hayden Kennedy and Canadian Jason Kruk pulled off the long-awaited “fair-means” ascent of the Compressor Route on Cerro Torre’s Southeast Ridge in Patagonia. The line was infamously bolted using a gas-powered compressor drill by Cesare Maestri during the line’s first ascent in 1970, and this is the first time someone has successfully climbed the line without the use of this bolt ladder. No word on how they managed to pull this off without a camera crew and a slew of extra bolts to aid said camera crew. Developing…

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And Now For A Cleansing Of The Palette…

And Now For A Cleansing Of The Palette…

Surely all of the  indoor pebble wrestling talk that has permeated this site of late has rubbed some of you the wrong way.  While I love indoor climbing just as much as the next guy (or gal) I also have a high appreciation for all things outdoor climbing.  So, in order to cleanse our collective […]

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Jason Kruk Interview

Jason Kruk Interview

“When one of the funniest and most outrageous things imaginable happens to you and is caught on film, I reckon it’s your duty to share it with the world.”

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News & Notes – 08/03/2010

News & Notes – 08/03/2010

News & Notes from Dave Graham, Alex Honnold, the Pou brothers, another new 5.14 in Utah, more World Cups coming to North America and more…

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