Thesiger was the last of the Great English explorers, lunching in a dinner jacket in London, quite at home among the marshes of pre-oil Southern Iraq.
You’ve heard of Thor Heyerdahl’s famous transoceanic voyages? Well, meet his mountain climbing, plane flying, gold mining navigator.
The first time Audrey Sutherland explored the rugged northeast coast of Moloka’i, she swam the 20-mile stretch. Forty-one years old, divorced, a mother of four, she swam alone with snorkel and fins, dressed in blue jeans and towing behind her an Army d…
She was the standard-bearer for free divers, until she disappeared without a trace during a recreational dive.
Frost took the photos, climbed the routes, and designed the gear that spurred the clean climbing movement—the glue behind America’s golden age of climbing.