Big-wall climber Mason Earle heads to the towering basalt pillars of Ua Pou in French Polynesia with little beta, no guidebook and a machete.
We sat down with Mason Earle in Moab, UT to get his take on the significance of First Ascent and Guide Built at the five year mark.
A recap of Melissa Arnot and David Morton’s brutal self-supported struggle on Makalu, the world’s fifth highest peak.
Mason Earle ticks a probable first free ascent of Gar Wall then takes a 4th class victory lap with Erik Leidecker to send out the Bugaboo Classics trip.
Mason Earle fights classic thunderstorms while tackling Solitary Confinement and the Gar Wall with Erik Leidecker in the Bugaboos.
Family man and AMGA guide Erik Leidecker finds himself climbing Bugaboo Classics in BC with Mason Earle, Andrew Burr and Hayden Kennedy.
Krystle Wright captures dramatic images of the Palisades Highlining expedition establishing boltless high routes in the alpine heart of the Sierra.