2018 Guidebook to Membership

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EDITORIAL Production Director: Whitney Bradberry Editors: Emma Longcope, Erik Lambert, Corey Buhay Contributing Editor: Eliza Lockhart

DESIGN Creative Director: Jeff Deikis

CONTRIBUTORS Photographers: Truc Allen, Clayton Boyd, Andrew Burr, Zach Clanton, Julie Ellison, Gabe Dewitt, Ben Ditto, Andy Earl, Alex Eggermont, Ken Etzel, Dean Flemming, Joe Foster, Jon Glassberg, Dawn Kish, Matt Kuehl, François Lebeau, Leon Legot, Zach Lovell, Ammi Midstokke, Shelby Miller, Jan Novak, Christian Pondella, Alton Richardson, Jeff Rueppel, Brian Russell, Andrea Sassenrath, Austin Siadak, Kevin Umball, Jeremiah Watt, Betsy White Collection, Cedar Wright, Krystle Wright, Forest Woodward, Bernd Zeugswetter Writers: Truc Allen, Maureen Beck, Zach Clanton, Ronnie Dickinson, Sylvia Doyle, Nikki Frumkin, Ron Funderburke, Jeff Glasbrenner, Chad Jukes, Anna Kramer, Eliza Lockhart, Bee Mathis, Ammi Midstoke, Tyrhee Moore, Len Necefer, PhD, Ben Rueck, Reggie Showers, Vasu Sojitra, Britta Welsch Artists: Sylvia Doyle, Nikki Frumkin

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a Reflecting on dreams and perhaps-one-dayrealities-to-come is a common past time for the vertically inclined. Here, Katherine Wyatt stares down the east faces of the Torre massif from Polacos basecamp in the Torre Valley, Argentine Patagonia. AAC member Austin Siadak @austin_siadak

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a Ken Etzel searching out the plum line back to tacos and cold beers on the descent from Cathedral Peak, Yosemite National Park, CA. AAC member Forest Woodward @forestwoodward