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Maroon Bells

Traverse Colorado's Maroon Bells

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Tommy Caldwell

The Psychedelic First

Tommy Caldwell needed a challenge, so he decided to hoist his clanking gear rack and free-climb one of Yosemite's hardest routes—a punishing 5.14 called Magic Mushroom—in 24 hours or less....

Traversing the Olympic Peninsula

Mission Improbable

Still, traversing the rugged and remote Olympic Peninsula is doable, thanks to inflatable boats called packrafts—and a bit of ingenuity

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