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Matt Bento

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Matt Bento grew up in North Carolina. He discovered rock climbing at the late age of 22, and in a misguided quest to make up for lost time, proceeded to drive around America in giant circles, while living in his vehicle and visiting many world class climbing destinations. 10 years, 25 jobs, and countless splitter cracks later, he’s still at it, mostly dividing his time between the Tuolumne Meadows and Bishop California. He loves fine cheeses, long runs in through the woods, and going on adventures with his friends.

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Best Approach Shoes of 2022

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