Category Archives: Action

Those who say it can’t be done should get out of the way of those who are doing it.

Those who say it can’t be done should get out of the way of those who are doing it.

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He who remains calm while those around him panics probably doesn’t know what is going on.

He who remains calm while those around him panics probably doesn’t know what is going on.

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Mountain climbing is extended periods of intense boredom, interrupted by occasional moments of sheer terror.

Mountain climbing is extended periods of intense boredom, interrupted by occasional moments of sheer terror.

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We took risks. We knew we took them. Things have come out against us. We have no cause for complaint. Scott, found in his diary after the party froze in Antarctica

We took risks. We knew we took them. Things have come out against us. We have no cause for complaint. Scott, found in his diary after the party froze in Antarctica

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It’s not advisable to drink too much strong liquors while climbing in the Alps. If, however, you are going to fall over a cliff, it’s advisable to be thoroughly intoxicated when you do so. English alpinist

It’s not advisable to drink too much strong liquors while climbing in the Alps. If, however, you are going to fall over a cliff, it’s advisable to be thoroughly intoxicated when you do so. English alpinist

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Climbing is, above all, a matter of integrity Gaston Rebufat

Consider what you want to do in relation to what you are capable of doing. Climbing is, above all, a matter of integrity Gaston Rebufat

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The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done with them. – Alfred North Whitehead

The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done with them. Alfred North Whitehead

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Give me gradual improvement rather than postponed perfection. – John Murray

Give me gradual improvement rather than postponed perfection. John Murray

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Doubly happy, however, is the man to whom lofty mountain-tops are within reach John Muir

Doubly happy, however, is the man to whom lofty mountain-tops are within reach John Muir

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…as I hammered in the last bolt and staggered over the rim, it was not at all clear to me who was the conqueror and who was the conquered. I do recall that El Cap seemed to be in much better condition that I was. Warren Harding

…as I hammered in the last bolt and staggered over the rim, it was not at all clear to me who was the conqueror and who was the conquered. I do recall that El Cap seemed to be in much … Continue reading

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