Back in May, National Geographic sent climber and photographer Jimmy Chin back to where it all started, Yosemite’s Camp 4, to capture a feature on the state of climbing in perhaps the sport’s premiere destination. If you’re at all like me, that issue didn’t find the coffee table before Chin’s cover piece was devoured. It’s the stuff that makes you hate life in a cul-de-sac and aspire for nothing less than a dirtbag’s lifestyle. Less being the operative word.
So if you had that reaction, this video won’t help you much.