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Andy Raether and Rob Pizem go adventuring in the Narrows

Jun. 21st 2012

SCARPA athletes, Andy Raether and Rob Pizem, set out to have some fun in the Narrows in Zion. Andy Raether gives us a humorous account of their week of climbing. Although he claims to he was “scared, scraped and spent” from the trip, he also admits he would do it again.

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Just Getting Started: Q&A with Andy Raether

Jun. 5th 2012

Self-motivation has been a virtue of Andy Raether since his Minnesotan adolescence. Fostered by active parents, his drive has been to give it all and pursue his passions with authenticity and genuine desire. The world-class sport climber has reaped the rewards of climbing through rigorous training, and the personal satisfaction and accomplishment that comes with it. Currently he lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, exploring his adopted Red Rocks and Mt. Charleston climbing meccas. The SCARPA athlete says he’s in the best shape of his life, and looks forward not only to climbing but building his own business with his girlfriend and partner Kim.

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