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Dreaming of Winter

When it’s hot outside, I find myself dreaming of winter adventures; trudging up a sketchy spine ridges, or skinning up toward a summit before the sun breaks. I love seeing my breath in the light of my headlamp, and listening

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Exhausted and Defeated

The steady creaking of our heavy bikes broke the early morning silence. Cruising down the hill from my house, Hayden and I made our way over to the train station, arriving about 20 minutes before departure. The silence resumed as

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And All At Once, Everything Was Perfect

Last year, I spent some time in Norway with my good friends Cameron Sylvester and Angela Percival. Cameron was filming an ice climbing piece for Arcteryx and had asked me to come along to help out in the vertical world,

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Perfection Hidden in a Hostile Jungle

Auyan-tepui, Venezuala – Mike Call traverses along the lip of a boulder just outside of base camp on location for the Point Break remake last October. A few days prior, I had taken a 45 minute helicopter ride from Canaima

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The Wild

The silence that extended out across the lake was as tangible as the water beneath us. Birds circled high overhead, darting down toward the water, landing on the distance. All around us the Universe continued its violent expansion, and yet

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Misadventure 101: A How-to Guide to Creating Adventure

Through a series of poor decisions that culminated with a ripped off oil pan in the middle of mine-filled Croatian forest at 2am, I realized at some point, I had strayed from my travel plan. To be fair, I didn’t

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