David Roberts

Mountain climber and author

Mountain climber and author

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David Roberts has spent several decades mountain climbing. In 1965, at age 22, he and Matt Hale, Ed Bernd and Don Jensen climbed the west face of Mount Huntington in Alaska.

Facing cancer, climber David Roberts reexamines the value of adventuring and extreme risk

David Roberts has spent several decades mountain climbing. In 1965, at age 22, he and Matt Hale, Ed Bernd and Don Jensen climbed the west face of Mount Huntington in Alaska.

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