The Firn Line

The Expression Of Climbing: Charlie Sassara

Episode Summary

The life and climbing career of Alaskan alpinist, Charlie Sassara.

Episode Notes

Growing up in the wilds of Alaska, Charlie Sassara always yearned for adventure. But it wasn't until he found the "expression" of climbing that his life's path changed forever. From early harrowing ascents on Mount Deborah and Denali in winter, to visionary climbs and bold rescues in the Wrangell-St. Elias, Charlie is a compelling character, and one of Alaska's most enduring alpinists.

Music by Evan Phillips




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