Will Stanhope: All the Howser Towers in a Day (Ep. 1)

11.20.2017 - By The Cutting Edge

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In late August, Will Stanhope and Leo Houlding linked the three biggest faces on the Howser Towers in British Columbia's Bugaboos, climbing them all free in 23 and a half hours. Will had been dreaming about this unprecedented enchainment for eight years. The AAJ's Chris Kalman spoke with Will about the planning for the linkup, how to free climb so much ground so quickly, and the primal energy boost from an alpine sunrise after 23 hours on the go.

The Cutting Edge is produced by the American Alpine Club. Special thanks to Jason Burton (www.jasontylerburton.com) for the sound effects and original music.

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