A good friend, Tom Brokaw, has called him a dirtbag. This is a term of endearment.
According to mountain climbing lore, a dirtbag is a person who dedicates her or his entire existence to the pursuit of mountain climbing, even living in a tent or vehicle to save money.
If you have been reading the news lately, you will know who I am talking about. It is Yvon Chouinard.
Chouinard has been in the news because he has just given away his billion dollar company.…