Episode 112: Jean-Pierre “Peewee” Ouellet – The Collector.

peewee-collageOn Episode 112, I sit down with crack master Jean-Pierre, AKA Peewee, Ouellet. This one is for the crack nerds- the folks for whom the difference between a ring-lock and a finger-stack can be an all night, booze fueled debate, and JP delivers. We learn about his very specific approach to hard crack “collecting”. JP has repeated hard single pitch crack climbs all over North America, and he’s not stopping soon. He also comes clean on the tricks of the trade, some of which may raise the permanently scowling eyebrows of the crusty tradsters out there. But above all, Jean-Pierre approaches his routes with a certain savoir faire, a je n’est ce qua, a je reviendrai that the rest of us don’t have. Listen and learn, crack aficionados!

JP on No Way Jose.

Alex Honnold on No Way Jose (for comparison).

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Episode 56: Live Enormocast from Bonfire Coffee.

Deal-Breaker man showed up to heckle JT!
Deal-Breaker man showed up to heckle JT!

On Episode 56 (not 55!) of the Enormocast, I fight the sound of the clinking coffee cups and the hiss of the espresso machine to bring you a Live Enormocast from Bonfire Coffee in Carbondale. The winds of 5Point Film Festival brought my three guests to town: agitator Jonathan Thesenga, OG photog Chris Noble, and Dirtbag Diaries auteur Fitz Cahall. JT defends himself for his Deal-Breakers piece on Rock and Ice, and we call Quebecois crack master Peewee Ouellet. Chris talks about his new book, Woman Who Dare, and the good old days when you actually had to be somebody to take a good pic.  Fitz and I finish our talk with a hug, enough said. So grab yourself a mug of coffee, and join us for the second Live Enormocast from 5Point.

 Woman Who Dare at Amazon

JP’s long lost cousin Maryse Ouellet

A followup to the CBDs article at R&I

 

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