The Cleanest Line
Austin Siadak

Austin Siadak

Austin Siadak is a photographer and climber whose “home” has 240,000 miles on it and can be found parked near splitter cracks and alpine walls across the American West. He has a long-term love affair with steep granite and Type-2 fun. Catch him on Instagram!


Above: A year of obsession and planning results in getting here and seeing this. On the road to El Chaltén, Argentina. Patagonia. Photo: Matthew Van Biene


Jan 12, 2016 January 12, 2016

The pig squeals and groans in protest as I wrestle it back onto my sweaty body. I groan even louder. Seventy pounds of ropes, cams, pins, beaks, portaledges, tents, food, fuel and everything else for a month-long big-wall expedition bulge from my haul bag, digging deep into my spine. Read More