Anthony (Tony) Greenbank wrote this amusing article about Royal Robbins. It is short but has a great conversational tone which really speaks to the comradery between climbers and the esteem felt for Royal Robbins. It also hints at Royals “serious” nature and tendency to pontificate.
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