22 episodes

Welcome to Basecamp, a place where dirtbags, mountaineering legends and amateurs alike meet up to swap stories and share their passion for climbing, whatever the style. Hosted by Brandon Pullan, a climber and the Editor in Chief of Gripped magazine. Production of
Basecamp ceased in June 2016.

Basecamp Banff Centre

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Welcome to Basecamp, a place where dirtbags, mountaineering legends and amateurs alike meet up to swap stories and share their passion for climbing, whatever the style. Hosted by Brandon Pullan, a climber and the Editor in Chief of Gripped magazine. Production of
Basecamp ceased in June 2016.

    Ep 21: Kelly Cordes

    Ep 21: Kelly Cordes

    Kelly Cordes won the 2015 Banff Mountain Book Festival’s Jon Whyte Award for The Tower, his non-fiction account of climbing Cerro Torre. In this episode he tells host Brandon Pullan about the paths his research took him down while writing. He also gives advice to a his younger self, who was branded with the climbing nickname Sketchy Kelly. #basecamp

    • 29 min
    Ep 20: Greg Child

    Ep 20: Greg Child

    In this episode Brandon speaks with writer and climber Greg Child. The conversation ranges from his controversial photograph of a dead climber, to what not to do when sharing a tent on the side of a mountain. He is the author of several mountaineering books and has won the American Alpine Club’s Literary Award for his body of work. #basecamp

    • 32 min
    Ep 19: Lydia Bradey

    Ep 19: Lydia Bradey

    Lydia Bradey is now known as the first woman to summit Mt. Everest without supplemental oxygen. In this episode, she tells host Brandon Pullan about her controversial summit, what prevented her climb from being recognized for years, and the backlash she faced after her ascent. #basecamp

    • 29 min
    Ep 18: Colin Haley

    Ep 18: Colin Haley

    On this episode, Brandon talks to Seattle/Squamish based alpinist, Colin Haley, who discusses realizing (in pioneering fashion) his teenage dream to climb Argentina's famed Cerro Torre and why he gave up drugs and alcohol. #basecamp

    • 20 min
    Ep 17: Katie Ives

    Ep 17: Katie Ives

    Katie Ives, the Editor-in-Chief of Alpinist magazine, talks about her childhood dreams of climbing mountains. Her chat with Basecamp host Brandon Pullan covers the state of climbing media and literature, and working through the bankruptcy and relaunch of Alpinist magazine. #basecamp

    • 25 min
    Ep 16: David Lama

    Ep 16: David Lama

    On this episode, Brandon sits down with climbing star, David Lama, who became the first person to free climb the Cerro Torre wall in Patagonia, considered by many to be the hardest alpine climbing route in the world. #basecamp

    • 20 min

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