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There are two kinds of climbers: those who climb because their heart sings when they're in the mountains, and all the rest.
Climbing, for me, is all about solving the magnitude of the problem. The best projects are the ones with big question marks hanging over them.
When you remove the risk, you remove the challenge. When you remove the challenge, you wither on the vine.
It's wonderful to be back. Back among the mountains that remind us of our vulnerability, our ultimate lack of control over the world we live in. Mountains that demand humility, and yield so much peace in return.
There are people who can't bear to fail. Those people are on the short track as far as their careers go. You have to push hard, do hard things. But you also have to be able to say, 'OK, today's not the day.'
I think climbing is less a sport and more a hobby, and as such, I think everybody's a beginning climber.
It's the journey toward doing these harder climbs that really gives value to the whole activity of climbing.
There's only one way to gain mountain sense, and that's to be in the mountains a lot. Unfortunately, when you're a young climber, you have none. You're out there, and your risk level is high.
I would let climbing slide away if I had to maintain my relationship with my family. Because it really is the big adventure.
I happily claim expertise in no single aspect of climbing, which is what has kept the passion burning hot all these years.
I've definitely got lists of things I'd love to accomplish as a climber. But let's face it: The world's full of climbers, and the realm of unexplored, unclimbed peaks is shrinking rapidly.