Exit Point #28 - Chris McNamara
In this episode, Laurent and Matt speak with Chris McNamara. Chris is an expert in big wall climbing and describes himself as a recovering wingsuit BASE jumper. Climbing Magazine once pointed out that three percent of Chris's life had been spent on the face of El Cap - of which he has climbed over 70 times, he holds 9 big wall speed climbing records, and is a winner of the American Alpine Club's prestigious Bates Award. Chirs has written 10 books, and is the founder of SuperTopo and now the Editor-in-Chief of outdoorgearlab.comAlong with other things we talk with Chris about his "too eventful BASE career" a climber's mindset, risk assessment, his intense BASE career, and when he finally felt like enough was enough. https://chrismcnamara.com/ Chris on Ammon Mcneely: https://watch.reelrocktour.com/the-sharp-end/videos/ammon-mcneely Chris essay from the Great Book of BASE: Why I Quit BASE jumping Great Book of BASE: BASE Book If you have been listening to Exit Point and enjoy what you've heard, we want to hear from you! [email protected] [email protected] ________________________________________ Exit Point is completely self-funded and there are no ads. Please consider donating to help cover our operational costs: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/exitpoint Thanks to everyone who has already supported us! Mark Stockwell is the man that makes this podcast sound the way it does. Please show him some love.