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Adventure and excitement are the two things missing from civilization. Danger keeps you on your toes. You'll never feel as alive as when death is over your shoulder.

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Palm Springs Live magazine in 2015 quoted in The Washington Post in its obituary reprinted in The Toronto Daily Star 2018-02-24

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James Bridwell

Jim Bridwell (July 29, 1944 – February 16, 2018) was an American rock climber and mountaineer noted for pushing the standards of both free climbing and big-wall climbing, and later alpine climbing. Bridwell is credited with over 100 First Ascents in Yosemite Valley, in addition to conducting the first one-day ascent of The Nose of El Capitan on May 26, 1975 with John Long and Billy Westbay.

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