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Climber Will Gadd and photographer Christian Pondella, a dream team athlete-photographer duo with 15 years of experience working together, worked together to get this shot on the first ascent of Overhead Hazard. Will claims it is the hardest route multi-pitch mixed route in the world so far and the coldest he has ever been—now that’s saying…

Excuse us while we gloat, but ADVENTURE won 5 awards—two golds and three silvers—in the 2009 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition, which honors the best in travel journalism. • Gold: Article on Adventure Travel, Contributing Editor Kira Salak, "Trekking Bhutan's Higher Planes" • Gold: Magazine Photo Illustration of Travel Article, George Steinmetz, "Best of Adventure/Africa's…