Climbers Archives: Michael Reardon
Climbing Video: Ethan Pringle Iron Resolution (V13) 2nd Ascent

Climbing Video: Ethan Pringle Iron Resolution (V13) 2nd Ascent

Back in 2003, a strange thing happened in Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California. A massive rainstorm came through that caused a boulder to fall over from its perch between two other walls. The happenstance of this boulder falling over revealed the potential for a proud and difficult new boulder problem to be climbed.

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News & Notes – 8/6/2007

News & Notes – 8/6/2007

As usual, I go out of town and a ton of things happen: Last week Ty Landman visited Squamish and did what he normally does, which is climb hard problems. He did 1 V13 and a couple of V12’s including one flash. Throw in a handful of V10’s and V11’s and I think most people […]

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Michael Reardon Obituary

Some final closure on the death of Michael Reardon   Technorati Tags: Michael Reardon, Climbing News

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More Michael Reardon

More Michael Reardon

I was organizing some magazines on my desk last night when I came across this issue of Climbing Magazine from October of 2006 Climbing #252 On the cover is Michael Reardon freesoloing his way up a cliff face along the coast of Ireland. More tragic irony for an already ironic situation. Seeing the magazine cover […]

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Last Photo of Michael Reardon

Last Photo of Michael Reardon

Michael Reardon after sucessfully downclimbing 600 ft freesolo. Photo taken shortly before being swept out to sea.Photo by Damon Corso

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Tragic Irony of Michael Reardon

Michael Reardon was someone who was known for constantly pushing the envelope when it came to ropeless climbing.  He logged thousands upon thousands of feet of freesolo climbing that could have been classified as insanity if not for his grace and skill at pushing the limits of what is possible when climbing with no safety […]

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News & Notes – 7/16/2007

16 year old Erik Lopez recently climbed two .14d’s in one day at Rodellar, Spain. He climbed Ali-Hulk and made the second ascent of Dave Graham’s Los Borrachos del Mascun. Not a bad day Ethan Pringle is out in Ceuse with Dave Graham and Chris Sharma, and he just repeated DG’s Bah Bah Black Sheep […]

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