87-Year-Old Rock Climber Still Taking On Challenges In The American Southwest

87-Year-Old Rock Climber Still Taking On Challenges In The American Southwest

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87-Year-Old Rock Climber Still Taking On Challenges In The American Southwest

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“My body has held up, my health is good, a few little senior problems now and then which some of you older folks know.”

Love highlighting age defying athletes like Weston “Wes” Warwick who at 87-years-old is still an avid climber that can be found scaling walls in American Southwest.  In this video Wes reflects on what he’s learned in the past 50+ years backpacking, rock climbing and trekking around some of the world’s greatest outdoor places. His physicality is inspiring but its his philosophies that are the real takeaway. This guy is incredible: 

 

You’d think after 53 year of climbing, Wes would rely on old techniques but he’s still experimenting with new approaches. Check out this video of him testing out a new toy on one of his rope-solo climbing outings in Perris Lake State Park: 

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