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a climbing podcast

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The best

By ed3dic - Jun 24 2019
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Probably the best climbing podcast out there with amazing content. Keep it up Chris

Incredible Climbing Podcast

By 260Ray - Jun 01 2019
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If you want to hear from the heart and soul of the climbing world then this is your podcast.

iTunes Ratings

1016 Ratings
Average Ratings
966
25
11
6
8

The best

By ed3dic - Jun 24 2019
Read more
Probably the best climbing podcast out there with amazing content. Keep it up Chris

Incredible Climbing Podcast

By 260Ray - Jun 01 2019
Read more
If you want to hear from the heart and soul of the climbing world then this is your podcast.
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The Enormocast: a climbing podcast

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Rank #1: Episode 133: Alex Honnold – Kind of a Big Deal.

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On Episode 132, I sit down with Alex Honnold. You may have heard of him. He recently free-handed the El Capitan. But seriously, a seriously-still-stoked Alex Honnold joins the Enormocast for his sophomore appearance. In opposition to his many recent mainstream appearances, on Jimmy Kimmel for example, we decided that a total move-for-move nerd-out on his history-making …

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Jul 25 2017
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 180: Claire Buhrfeind – The Tao of Claire.

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On Episode 180 of the Enormocast, I sit down with Team Texas Alum and current comp climber, Claire Buhrfeind. Claire was born and raised in Plano, Texas, far from any form of rock or mountain climbing, but she found the sport anyway. Claire started climbing in the gym at age 5, and as she grew …

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Jul 31 2019
1 hour
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Rank #3: Episode 100: Tommy Caldwell – Adventure Addict.

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On Episode 100 of the Enormocast, I get a little help from my friends to celebrate my entire catalog – 100! YEAH, DAWG! –  and we then get down to an epic convo with man of the hour, and climber of the ages, Tommy Caldwell. Tommy talks inspiration, professionalism, and the ups and downs of …

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Mar 08 2016
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Rank #4: Episode 28: Alex Honnold- Calmer than you are.

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On Episode 28, I bag with one clean shot, a perfectly healthy free-range Honnold. Alex sits down in a clean, well-lit place to expound on his life in the glare of the klieg lights . He tells us what it was like to lock eyes with the beautiful and mysterious Lara Logan, what it was …

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Feb 04 2013
58 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 81: Peter Croft- Kid in a Candy Store.

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On Epsiode 81, I sit down at the Bonnie Springs Hotel during the Red Rock Rendezvous for a chat with a personal hero: Peter Croft. While I try to contain my fawning, Peter expounds on his relationship with John Bachar, the first free solo of Astroman, El Cap and Half Dome in a day, and …

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May 23 2015
1 hour 39 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 171: Mark Twight – Still Coming Down Part 1.

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On Episode 171, I sit down in the Dissect Podcast studio with former alpinist, Mark Twight, for part 1 of our talk from February 2019. Though Mark gave up extreme alpinism around 2000, his attitude, outlook, and philosophy are still that of a climber. In this EPIC late night and whiskey-fueled interview, Mark recounts a …

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Mar 14 2019
1 hour 47 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 165: Adam Ondra – Getting Closer to the Luck.

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On Episode 165 of the Enormocast, I sit down with quite possibly the world’s best rock climber, Adam Ondra. I found Adam luxuriating with 4 friends and colleagues in the Super Bowl Campground in Indian Creek, UT of all places. He and his crew were on a whirlwind tour of Yosemite, Smith Rocks, and Indian …

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Dec 14 2018
1 hour 14 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 118: Conrad Anker – You’ve Come Far, Pilgrim.

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On Episode 118, I sit down with consummate mountain man, Conrad Anker. Recorded before his recent brush with the reaper (see below), Conrad was already all too familiar with tragedy in the mountains.  A protégé of the late Mugs Stump, and goto partner of the fallen Alex Lowe, Conrad has been through the dark valley more …

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Dec 06 2016
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 51: Lynn Hill- Ain't no mountain high enough. Part 1

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On Episode 51, I have posted up the first half of a far-reaching interview with legend Lynn Hill. In this installment, Lynn talks about her near death experience, her beginnings in So Cal, and her association with some of the greats from those halcyon days in the 70s in Josh. She also reveals why she …

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Feb 05 2014
58 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 151: A Candid Ascent of El Cap.

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On Episode 151 of the Enormocast, you, dear listener, join the Enormocast for an ascent of Golden Gate on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley. Golden Gate is a variation off the Salathe Wall, and as a free climb, the next step up from FreeRider. On May 18th, 2018, Steve Dilk and I blasted off up …

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Jun 01 2018
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #11: Episode 13: Cedar Wright, witness to the sickness.

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On Episode 13, I meet up in the mobile studio with infamous climber Cedar Wright. Cedar fills us in on his hippy upbringing, his crash course in free soloing, and his days in the dirt in Yosemite Valley. Even though Cedar is known for his sarcastic wit, the Enormocast brings out his serious side as …

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Jun 16 2012
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Rank #12: Episode 52: Lynn Hill- Ain't no mountain high enough. Part 2.

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On Episode 52, we wrap up the second half of my epic interview with Lynn Hill. See Part 1 here. Believing that she could do it was all that it really took for Lynn to free the Nose in 1993, and again in a day in 1994 (nearly 20 years ago! Holy crap!). This feat …

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Feb 17 2014
55 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 6: Hayden Kennedy: Alpine Taliban or Patagonian Custodian™? (Part 1)

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Oh, man. On Episode 6 of the Enormocast, I sit down in a remote secret bunker deep in the Rockies with the man of the hour and my friend: Hayden Kennedy. HK comes clean about his season in Patagonia with Jason Kruk and their now infamous decision to remove the headwall bolt ladders on Cesare …

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Mar 01 2012
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Rank #14: Episode 92: James Lucas – Free Riding.

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On Episode 92 of the Enormocast, I reunite with a Enormo-favorite James Lucas. He left his Saturn behind, went to Spain, and climbed the Freerider in a day, all since we last heard from him in Episode 47. James continues to lead the dirtbag life, bouncing from Yosemite, to Salt Lake, and around the world. …

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Nov 04 2015
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #15: Episode 31: Hayden Kennedy + Andrew Bisharat + PBR = Frothy Climbing Spray.

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Ho, Man! On Episode 31 of the Enormocast I lure Andrew Bisharat and Hayden Kennedy into the closet for an old-fashioned bro-down. Andrew and I discuss whether or not the recent ascent of La Dura Dura, AKA the hard hard hardest route in the world, even matters. Hayden tells the story of his Piolet d’Or …

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Mar 25 2013
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #16: Episode 179: Dierdre Wolownick – Mother of Honnolds.

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On Episode 179 of the Enormocast, I sit down with Dierdre Wolownick, perhaps better known in the climbing world as Alex Honnold’s mom. Up until now, Dierdre has appeared to the climbing world as a talking head in Alex’s movies, and I believe, she’s a bit misunderstood. Dierdre has recently put her thoughts on raising …

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Jul 14 2019
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #17: Episode 11: What has two arms, one leg, and climbs like a mofo? Craig Demartino.

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Episode 11 is EPIC! Craig Demartino takes us blow by blow through his climbing accident which culminates (spoiler alert!) in losing his leg. He fights to survive, then he fights to regain his life, then fights to climb better than he ever did. The real deal doesn’t even come close to describing this guy. Guts, …

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May 16 2012
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #18: Episode 78- Sonnie Trotter- Nicer Than You Are.

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On Episode 78 of the Enormocast, I send some love north to America’s Hat with an interview with Canadian Superstar, Sonnie Trotter. Sonnie sits down in a van by a lake in Siurana, Spain to talk about his origins, his inspirations, and his journey through most of the disciplines that climbing has to offer. Living …

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Apr 07 2015
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #19: Episode 149: Freddie Wilkinson – Just Stoked to Be There.

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On Episode 149 of the Enormocast, I sit down in the Wilkinson Family “Shabin” (shed that became a cabin) with the alpinist and author, Freddie Wilkinson. Freddie is known throughout the land as a super capable and stoked partner, but he’s also got his finger in the pie of many climbing related endeavors besides sending …

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Apr 25 2018
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #20: Episode 157: Katie Lambert – Face Yourself.

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On Episode 157, I sit down in Bishop California with adventure climber and long lost friend, Katie Lambert, for a raucous, story-filled interview. Katie recounts her journey from the distinctly climbingless State of Louisiana to Toulumne and Yosemite Valley.  Katie tells of her travails trying to get into America’s Hat, climbing in the Northwest Territories …

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Aug 16 2018
1 hour 21 mins
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