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Kelly Cordes

Kelly Cordes lives and climbs in Estes Park, Colorado, though his love of the mountains has taken him on alpine adventures around the world. He was formerly the senior editor for the American Alpine Journal, and his first book, The Tower: A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro Torre, is due out in November from Patagonia Books.

Stories by Kelly Cordes...
The Fun Scale

The Fun Scale

Everybody likes fun. And fun, like anything, can be nuanced; not all fun is created equal. But it wasn’t until June 2001, while bushwhacking through thickets... Read More...