Fear. It’s present on so many of the expeditions that we take into the mountains. Pushing past this fear to achieve our goals leads to some of the most rewarding experiences we can have.
In the summer of 2013, Mike Libecki, Ethan Pringle, and Liv Sansoz traveled to the remote Tian Shan Mountains near the border of China and Kyrgyzstan. The team traveled though desert landscapes, a maze of sandstone towers, high plains and deep valleys to establish one of the most unique multi-pitch climbs in the region.