208 episodes

Sorta famous climber Chris Kalous delves into the climbing life with discussion, interviews, tributes, and more on the Enormocast. Rock climbing. alpine climbing, and just climbing, climbing, and more climbing.

The Enormocast: a climbing podcast Chris Kalous

    • Wilderness
    • 4.9 • 1.2K Ratings

Sorta famous climber Chris Kalous delves into the climbing life with discussion, interviews, tributes, and more on the Enormocast. Rock climbing. alpine climbing, and just climbing, climbing, and more climbing.

    Episode 206: Andres Marin – El Afortunado.

    Episode 206: Andres Marin – El Afortunado.

    On Episode 206, we get down to climbing talk and climbing stories with Andres Marin. Andres was born and grew up in the mountains of Colombia, but immigrated to the US as a young man. Ending up in Grand Junction, Colorado, Andres was quickly drawn to the climbing opportunities in his back yard. Soon, he … Continue reading "Episode 206: Andres Marin – El Afortunado."

    • 1 hr 55 min
    Episode 205: Alexis Krauss – There’s More Than One Way to Rock.

    Episode 205: Alexis Krauss – There’s More Than One Way to Rock.

    On Episode 205 of the Enormocast, I get to go sideways from rock climbing to rock and roll with musician/climber, Alexis Krauss. Alexis is a Gunks climber, a guide, and also happens to be living one of my alternate dreams as half of the “noise rock” (Wikipedia) band, Sleigh Bells. During a tour in 2013, … Continue reading "Episode 205: Alexis Krauss – There’s More Than One Way to Rock."

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Episode 204: Favia Dubyk – Upon the Mortal Side.

    Episode 204: Favia Dubyk – Upon the Mortal Side.

    On Episode 204, I connect across state lines with climber, doctor, athlete, ninja, cancer survivor, and last but not least, president of the Southern Maryland Youth Foreign Film and Cuisine Club, Favia Dubyk. Favia grew up “below the Mason-Dixon line” but ended up attending Harvard and Columbia and ended up living in Cleveland and now … Continue reading "Episode 204: Favia Dubyk – Upon the Mortal Side."

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Episode 203: Mary Catherine Eden AKA Tradprincess – Fun and Freedom.

    Episode 203: Mary Catherine Eden AKA Tradprincess – Fun and Freedom.

    On Episode 203 of the Enormocast, I meet up with Mary Eden, AKA Tradprincess on a porch in Moab, UT. It was a pleasant morning prelude to scorcher of a day and Mary and I got a solid hour in just before she bailed to Flagstaff. Mary came from Appalachia and ended up in Moab … Continue reading "Episode 203: Mary Catherine Eden AKA Tradprincess – Fun and Freedom."

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Episode 202: Celine Haga – Fight or Flight.

    Episode 202: Celine Haga – Fight or Flight.

    On Episode 202 of the Enormocast, I sit down across an internet gulf with neophyte climber and veteran MMA fighter, Celine Haga. Celine hails from Norway, but is ensconced in Albuquerque, NM to train for a sport that is illegal in her home country. Her desire to fight came after failing several physical fitness tests … Continue reading "Episode 202: Celine Haga – Fight or Flight."

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Episode 201: Listener Mail Volume 4 – The Almost No PAS Edition.

    Episode 201: Listener Mail Volume 4 – The Almost No PAS Edition.

    On Episode 201 of the Enormocast, I sit down at the Monkey House climbing gym in Carbondale, CO with repeat guest Mary Harlan and Rock and Ice’s Francis Sanzaro to answer listener mail. Both Mary and Francis have decades of climbing experience, and Mary happens to also be an experienced guide. On this long awaited … Continue reading "Episode 201: Listener Mail Volume 4 – The Almost No PAS Edition."

    • 1 hr 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

dmulli ,

The best

The climbing podcast to measure all other climbing podcasts against. Kalous you have been and continue to do an excellent job. Been listening since maybe the 30’s and no signs of slowing! Keep ‘em coming please!

Tzweb ,

Best podcast ever

I don’t know if you’ve ever asked for a review but you’re getting one. I’ve listened to every episode of this podcast in the last year since getting into climbing and have to say this is one of the best interview shows on the Internets. Thank you so much for making this podcast and finding the most interesting people to talk with.

levigoldman ,

Has changed climbing culture for the better

When I first started it seemed everyone was a sandbagging curmudgeon. Thanks to a new influx of sharing and inclusiveness we can all come to understand our community and climb harder too. This podcast is part of that trend, maybe even one of the driving forces, so I’m pretty psyched on it. Check your knot. :)

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