Peter Croft

Rock Climber

For most of his climbing career, Peter has concentrated on big-rock routes. Starting in Canada, where he grew up, he inevitably gravitated to Yosemite Valley, where, after climbing the biggest cliffs there, he began to do link-ups of two or more big walls in a day. This led to his present neurosis: big traverses and link-ups in the High Sierra. He sometimes writes about his adventures in various climbing magazines and, in between climbs, logs serious couch-time watching TV with his wife, Karine, and Pee Wee the dog.

Favorite Destination: High Sierra

Favorite The North Face Product: Prolix Pant: a great climbing pant, very durable, clean lines.

Proudest Moment: Starting climbing.

Cause(s): The wilderness.

Words To Live By: Realize that you suck and that you are superman.

Favorite Moment In History: The Year TiVo was invented.

Most Recent Epic: Being pounded by storms and sickness in Patagonia.

Ambition: After climbing, going surfing.

Weakness: Things with caffeine.

Three Things People Should Know About Me: I’m terrified of spiders, I love night climbing, and I’m afraid of the dark.

For most of his climbing career, Peter has concentrated on big-rock routes. Starting in Canada, where he grew up, he inevitably gravitated to Yosemite Valley, where, after climbing the biggest cliffs there, he began to do link-ups of two or more big walls in a day. This led to his present neurosis: big traverses and link-ups in the High Sierra. He sometimes writes about his adventures in various climbing magazines and, in between climbs, logs serious couch-time watching TV with his wife, Karine, and Pee Wee the dog.