Joe Kinder has gone from simply repeating hard lines to taken the next logical step, bolting them. He is proving what can be done with a lot of psyche, imagination, drill bits, hangers, and extra batteries.
Brion just returned from whirlwind sandstone sampling hitting up all the areas of the south. Although not a professional geologist Brion has catalogued each destination and has the facts ready at a moments notice.
One second we will see climbers putting up big numbers and break-through ascents at an alarming rate. The next they will drop off the face of the planet for several months leaving some to question why. Our answer is simple,
Physically and psychologically they have the abilities of seasoned veterans, yet they still have to ask for a ride to practice and money for the movies. Although age generally yields experience; youth does have its advantages
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