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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Why do climbers make the best dads?

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19/06/2016

"Climbers make the best dads because they make the best rope swings ever," says May Bransby. In honour of Father's Day, we decided to investigate whether climbers make good dads and why. To find out, Sarah Stirling got some answers (totally not biased either) from pros and folk who just like getting out, on why they think climbers make good dads.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

My father: the man who found Mallory first

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06/11/2014

Tony Smythe’s gripping biography of his famous father, Frank Smythe, has been nominated for this year’s Boardman Tasker Prize. We caught up with Tony to find out more about the first professional mountaineer - and how he passed a love of the hills on to his son.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Keeping it in the family: climbing on Father’s Day

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13/06/2014

It’s a great family activity, so what better way to celebrate Father's Day this Sunday than with a family climb. Claire-Jane Carter caught up with five climbing fathers, sons and daughters to ask them about having climbing in their blood, and how they share their passion.
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INTERNATIONAL

Father and son team frees A4+ on Troll Wall

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06/08/2012

The accomplished Norwegian father-and-son team of Ole Johan and Sindre Saether have free climbed the ca 1,200m Krasnoyarsk Route on Romsdal's Troll Wall.
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