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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 is on the back of Brenda Christian's four-wheeler. The islanders were incredibly adept at riding these four-wheelers along very tricky, cliffside trails, where a slight misjudgement of speed or cornering would result in plummeting into the rocky coastline far below.
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