Greg Child

Greg Child

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When Rock Climbing and Terrorism Collide

In 2000, a year before the September 11 attacks, American climbers Tommy Caldwell, Beth Rodden, Jason Singer, and John Dickey were kidnapped at gunpoint by Islamic militants while climbing Kyrgyzstan...

Greg Child
Mar 17, 2015

Es Ist Mein Bruder!

Last summer, the headless corpse of Reinhold Messner's brother Günther emerged out of the snowmelt on Pakistan's Nanga Parbat. After 35 years of nasty arguments and accusations, would the discovery...

Greg Child
Jan 1, 2006

Technicolor Darkness

In the red-rock high ground of South Africa, climbing still comes down to black and white. Greg Child goes on belay to explore the crags, boulder gardens, and post-Apartheid complications of the...

Greg Child
Jun 1, 2004

Majesty or Travesty

It's climbing season again on Everest. And as hundreds of summit hopefuls converge at Base Camp, the great debate persists: Has the Big E become the Big Easy? Alpinists Greg Child and Dave Hahn take...

Greg Child and Dave Hahn
May 1, 2004

Back from the Edge

Three years after a notorious kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan, new evidence and big changes emerge from Central Asia

Greg Child
Jun 1, 2003

Buried in the Past

Thirty years after losing his brother on a Himalayan peak, Reinhold Messner battles ugly accusations that he abandoned him at the top.

Greg Child
Jan 11, 2003

Fear of Falling

In August 2000, four of America's best young climbers were kidnapped at gunpoint in southeastern Kyrgyzstan

Greg Child
Nov 1, 2000

Fear of Falling

In August 2000, four of America's best young climbers were kidnapped at gunpoint in southeastern Kyrgyzstan

Greg Child
Nov 1, 2000

Fear of Falling

In August 2000, four of America's best young climbers were kidnapped at gunpoint in southeastern Kyrgyzstan

Greg Child
Nov 1, 2000

Fear of Falling

In August 2000, four of America's best young climbers were kidnapped at gunpoint in southeastern Kyrgyzstan

Greg Child
Nov 1, 2000

Fear of Falling

In August 2000, four of America's best young climbers were kidnapped at gunpoint in southeastern Kyrgyzstan

Greg Child
Nov 1, 2000

Fear of Falling

In August 2000, four of America's best young climbers were kidnapped at gunpoint in southeastern Kyrgyzstan

Greg Child
Nov 1, 2000

Fear of Falling

In August 2000, four of America's best young climbers were kidnapped at gunpoint in southeastern Kyrgyzstan

Greg Child
Nov 1, 2000

Fear of Falling

In August 2000, four of America's best young climbers were kidnapped at gunpoint in southeastern Kyrgyzstan

Greg Child
Nov 1, 2000

Fear of Falling

In August 2000, four of America's best young climbers were kidnapped at gunpoint in southeastern Kyrgyzstan

Greg Child
Nov 1, 2000