How To: Giant Gear-Ripping Whipper

I recently dusted off some terrabytes and found some old classics.  In this new How To exclusive, Laban Swafford demonstrates the proper way to take a Giant Gear-Ripping Whipper. Step 1:  Find a big, bad-ass route in North Carolina that has yet to be freed.  (Wear your hard hat for safety of course)


Free Glass Menagerie

In May 2007, Josh Finkelstein and Jennifer Sauer completed a free ascent of Looking Glass rock’s Glass Menagerie.  Check out the Rock & Ice spread in issue 162.  Click the photo below for the slideshow.