March 18, 2009

It’s baa-aaack! Alpinist magazine.

The Alpinist: it’s baaaaack..!

The rumors are true. The dead in the new media forest fire of ’08, gorgeously-designed, high-end-yet-printed-in-China, fancy-climber-talk magazine is back to haunt the dreams of adventurers everywhere! Press Release:

…the independent publisher ofAlpinist, Backcountry and Telemark Skier Magazines, announced today the well-known climber and editor Michael Kennedy will join Senior Editor Katie Ives to relaunch Alpinist Magazine. Issue 26 ships to subscribers, shops and newsstands April 15 

 Founded by Christian Beckwith and Marc Ewing and operated in Jackson, Wyoming, until the autumn of last year, the quarterly Alpinist features a timeless, clean design with minimal ads. Publishing only the highest quality and most authentic climbing art and writing, Alpinist portrays the essence of the climbing life, inspired by an ethos of beauty, purity and style, and a dedication to help preserve the natural world that makes all adventures possible…

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