The Cleanest Line

Month: November 2011

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Runnin’ the Tidal Rapids

Runnin’ the Tidal Rapids

By Liz Clark   |   Nov 10, 2011 November 10, 2011

by Liz Clark With a brief window of calm winds, Crystal and I readied Swell to move east among the atolls. With the news of Barry’s passing, I wanted to check out what was rumored to be a new boatyard on an obscure… Read More

Exploding Freezer Beer Pasta

Exploding Freezer Beer Pasta

Nov 9, 2011 November 9, 2011

by [Another inspired creation is ready for a final toasting in the oven. All photos: Brittany Griffith] We leave for Sicily tomorrow and I have to admit that despite new-route potential on 300-meter-tall Mediterranean seaside cliffs, I’m almost as excited to eat and drink wine. I read in the… Read More

Taking Power Back: In Boulder and Beyond

Taking Power Back: In Boulder and Beyond

By Lynn Hill   |   Nov 8, 2011 November 8, 2011

by Lynn Hill When I first started climbing, I took advantage of any opportunity to escape the city and go climbing in beautiful places with my friends. I still do. But over the years, this freedom and beauty has eroded as the world has become more populated, more polluted,… Read More

Being Barney Rubble

Being Barney Rubble

By Kelly Cordes   |   Nov 7, 2011 November 7, 2011

by Kelly Cordes Damn, I thought as I glanced around, I’m like Barney Rubble at a superhero convention. Sonnie Trotter to my left, Alex Honnold to my right. I know what you’re thinking: Did you owe those guys money? Or maybe: Oh, one of those… Read More

Family Affair on the Dawn Wall

Family Affair on the Dawn Wall

By Kelly Cordes   |   Nov 1, 2011 November 1, 2011

by Kelly Cordes [Tommy on the Dawn Wall, practicing this one move I taught him. Photo: Kyle Berkompas] When I see a photo of someone climbing a severely overhanging 5.14 limestone sport route, I marvel at the physical prowess. Amazing. And though I can’t imagine being that good myself,… Read More

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