Episode 14: Partners- More than just a soft catch.

The Enormocast lures two new guests into the Rocky Mountain Bunker to banter about partners and why they bring more to the table than just a good belay. Guests Michael Logan and Jen Vennon Bisharat dish on what are the key qualities a partner has to have to carry the honor of holding their ropes. Michael might not remember your name, but he will remember that drug deal gone bad. Jen might pull your rope, but she ain’t gonna slap together your PB and J. And when I look at you, all I see is an elaborate belay device. Listen in and find out if you might qualify to win the chance to give a multi-year Rifle belay session with either contestant.

Proof that I, Chris Kalous, am the reason Jen Vennon Bisharat climbs 5.14.

 

 

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Episode 13: Cedar Wright, witness to the sickness.

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 we talk about his inspirations, and he pays homage to all of those that helped him on his path to pro-boy superstardom. The whole thing was followed by a protracted bro-hug that may have lingered a little too long for my taste.

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Mountain Gazette owes me this!

I used to work at the Mountain Gazette as the gear editor where I fought bravely against the tide of uninteresting tripe that are the majority of gear reviews. For this gallant effort, I was rewarded with my walking papers! But that was another time, and another crew, and I forgive them. Besides, Fayhee is still the man.

They are trying to suck up to me now with a nice write up. Check it out.

Mountain Gazette Mountain Media #189