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Three years after his tragic death while climbing in China, Jonny Copp’s Adventure Film Festival is still going strong. The annual event in Boulder that pulls in outdoor-inspired movies from around the world continues with an expanded program in 2012 under the direction of Copp’s sister Aimee. With broad experience in sports marketing and a…

A wild range in western China is an unpredictable epicText by Cliff Ransom; Photograph by Jimmy Chin It was early in the day when the storm moved in. Kasha Rigby, Ingrid Backstrom, Guila Monega, and Jimmy Chin had been creeping up the West Ridge of Reddomaine, an obscure 20,000-foot peak in western China, since dawn.…

Text by Freddie Wilkinson. Read more by Wilkinson on his blog, The Nameless Creature Friends, family, and climbers around the world are mourning the loss of Micah Dash, Wade Johnson, and Jonny Copp. The trio were last seen alive when they left their base camp in the Gongga (Minya Konka) Range of the Eastern Himalaya…