All posts by Abigail Wise

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Hitting the Line: Slacklining Trend Continues to Grow

In the 70s, after climbing hard all day, exhausted rock climbers would return to camp at Yosemite National Park and look for a way to occupy the time until their […]

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Matt Samet: Fighting Drugs with Rocks

Rock climber Matt Samet, 41, former editor-in-chief of Climbing Magazine, didn’t plan on becoming a writer too. During a break from studying geology at the University of Colorado at Boulder in the early […]

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Risks and Rocks: The Mentality Behind Mountain Sports

Rock climber and former Climbing Magazine editor Matt Samet knows his sport is dangerous. Until last year, he was the only climber to have successfully scaled Primate, a 90-foot route on Seal Rock […]