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Climbing Pitcairn Island: Extreme Exposure

Once home to the notorious Bounty mutineers and now to a shocking scandal, lonely Pitcairn Island is hoping to shake its dark legacy. Can a rock-climbing expedition help forge a better future?   Photographs by Jimmy Chin

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Mark Synnott perches at the bow of the Picasso as it approaches Pitcairn after a few days at sea. 
Photographer Jimmy Chin

Find out about Pitcairn's peculiar history, present scandal,
and rock-climbing future. 
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