Conrad's résumé includes big wall first ascents on El Capitan and first free ascents in Zion National Park. He has completed first ascents in Antarctica, Pakistan’s Karakorum and on Yosemite’s El Capitan.
When it comes to purpose, Conrad and his wife Jenni-Lowe Anker founded the Khumbu Climbing Center in Phortse, Nepal, which provides training to the Nepali workers who have supported Western expeditions for decades. He is on the boards of the Protect Our Winters, The American Himalayan Foundation and the Alex Lowe Charitable Foundation.
Conrad describes his unique relationship with gravity , the powerful force that rules all of climbing.
Conrad shares his lifetime of experience on the importance of planning, including an exclusive look at his journals from some of his most memorable expeditions.
Conrad reviews the essential elements of partner compatibility, or lack of compatibility. He shares his decades of experience on how he has approached and counseled on his most of important of subjects and why it is so important.
Conrad shares his stories of safety, what he has learned, check lists, common mistakes to avoid, essential knots, and how to approach every climb with a mindset on what can go wrong.
A tour of Conrad's gear room with a full reverse engineering of a sport, trad, alpine and ice set up.
Conrad explains his process and importance of retiring work out gear.
Conrad runs through his top 5 most essential knots for all climbers
Now 56, Conrad’s climbing resume continues to grow, having many first ascent including the now famous Meru Shark’s Fin in India with partners Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk in 2011, which led to the Sundance-winning documentary, Meru. Conrad has climbed to the top of the world, Sagarmatha -Mount Everest, three times But for many years, one of his greatest passions has been in the Khumbu Valley of Nepal. Over more than 25 years of expeditions to Nepal, Conrad and his wife, Jennifer Lowe-Anker, founded the Khumbu Climbing Center in Phortse, Nepal, which provides training to the Nepali workers who have supported Western expeditions for decades. He has climbed all over the world, including 12 trips to Antarctica. When it comes to purpose, he is on the boards of the Protect Our Winters, The American Himalayan Foundation and the Alex Lowe Charitable Foundation.