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Article Date: March 2017
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Obituary: Royal Robbins


The legendary climber and founder of the Royal Robbins apparel brand died Mar. 14 at the age of 82 after a long illness. He founded the brand in 1968 after many notable accomplishments in the climbing world worldwide but he was particularly drawn to Yosemite and the CA mountains. Robbins was a pioneer in the climbing world who developed many of the techniques and practices that are part of the sport’s culture. As Dan Duane of Outside Online ... Log in to view full article.

 


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