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the best climbing magazine

Postby Strider » Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:29 am

hello ,
i was thinking about subscribing to one of the climbing magazines ,after seeing couple of "Alpinist" issues in some of the alpine huts in Europe this year .
what is the nicest magazine around? i really liked the quality of the pictures and the writers in Alpinist but maybe there is something else out there that i don know about?
im more into alpine stuff and mountaineering then rock climbing.

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Re: the best climbing magazine

Postby ExcitableBoy » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:10 pm

I really, really like Alpinist. It features the best climbs, has the best writing and the best photography.
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Re: the best climbing magazine

Postby sushiman » Mon Sep 23, 2013 6:51 pm

Alpinist. Period.
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Re: the best climbing magazine

Postby aglane » Tue Sep 24, 2013 4:25 am

Yes, Alpinist. It is the best edited, with the best writing and the best quality of production to be found.

And it has increasingly been printing some very fine literary work: fiction, visual narrative and other inventive creative work.

There's also a case to be made that the American Alpine Journal of the Am. Alpine Club deserves a place on every climber's shelf. Subscription comes with membership in the AAC (along with Accidents in North American Mountaineering) or the AAJ can be bought alone.
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Re: the best climbing magazine

Postby mills » Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:43 pm

Alpinist is a fantastic magazine, amazing photos and well written also very informative !

I also like Vertical especially the July-August issue with a brilliant 12 page piece about The Central Pillar of Freney`. Also the Legendary Messner routes in the Dolomites plus a `The golden granite spires of California` The Needles.


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Re: the best climbing magazine

Postby chugach001 » Wed Dec 25, 2013 3:37 pm

Alpinist !!!

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Re: the best climbing magazine

Postby Jon Koster » Fri Dec 27, 2013 3:44 am

Alpinist hands down. Recently got a yearly subscriptions for my birthday and I enjoy reading it. Great photos and articles.
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