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Chris is a Northwest native who started climbing on the gym team at 13, but then dropped out when he realized he was only winning competitions because there was no one else in his age group. Now Chris is enjoying the progression in alpine climbing toward moving lighter, faster, and higher in the mountains. The ironic part is that training for this often requires moving slowly uphill with a heavy pack. This summer, it will be back to long, enjoyable free climbs with friends for Chris. Maybe at some point he’ll even try his hand again at attempting to climb V3 outdoors. Then again, maybe not. Either way, he’s focused on letting go of fear, embracing the journey, and treasuring community. You can find more of Chris’s writing on his blog, where you might just find his favorite recipe for sweet potato fries or backcountry meals, too.