Climber, wingsuit pilot and BASE jumper Steph Davis shares lessons from the air

13th January, 2016 by

By Melanie Wong

VAIL — Steph Davis knows all about stepping into the unknown.She did it when she quit law school and moved into her grandma’s hand-me-down Oldsmobile to pursue the climbing lifestyle. She does it when she climbs towering rock routes without rope and harness (a type of climbing called free soloing). She does it every time she jumps off the edge of a cliff with just a parachute as her safety net.She has the distinction of being the only woman to free solo a 5.11-rated climb, the first woman to summit all peaks in the Fitzroy Range in Patagonia, the second …

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