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Cool Stuff: Cory Richards (Not Me) Is Newest Nikon Ambassador

Nikon Ambassadors: Corey (me) and Cory (right). For part of my career, there’s been confusion around one of my colleagues who has a similar name: Cory Richards. The confusion, of course, is born out of the fact that we have similar names and often … [Read more]

Cool Stuff: Sean Haverstock Reel

Sean Haverstock is my wingman. When he’s not skiing big mountains or climbing big walls, this ace drone pilot and MOVI operator is one of the best and smoothest in the biz. We’ve been on adventures all over the world together, and I consider him a … [Read more]

Cool Stuff: Free Solo Wins Oscar for Best Documentary

The idea that a climbing film would ever win an Academy Award for Best Documentary is a concept that is—truly—too crazy, too unbelievable, too preposterous ever to believe. And yet, here we are, witnessing the husband-and-wife directors Jimmy Chin … [Read more]

Cool Stuff: Yosemiteland

When I first set foot in Yosemite National Park, I knew this was going to be an important place in my life; a place I’d return again and again and again. To a climber, Yosemite is a mecca. There is no other place in the world where you can park your … [Read more]

Cool Stuff: “Grizzly Country”

“Arm yourself with friendship … and love the earth.” —Doug Peacock. Just had a chance to check out my friend Ben Moon’s latest film “Grizzly Country,” profiling Doug Peacock, the inspiration for the character Hayduke in Edward Abbey's "The Monkey … [Read more]

Cool Stuff: The Human Element

“The Human Element” is a new documentary reporting from the front lines of the climate-change crisis, and it is directed by my good friend Jim Balog. Jim is one of the true greats of the photojournalism community. For the past 40 years, he has … [Read more]