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5 Tips for Going from Rock to Ice Climbing

There are many similarities between rock and ice climbing … there are also many significant differences. Make sure you’re as ready as you’ll ever...

A Mountain Town Escape

With three world-renowned rivers, countless hiking, biking, and running trails, exquisite restaurants, and numerous local, hand-crafted brews,...

Diversifying the Outdoors, One Climb at a Time

Backcountry Ambassador Gina Danza shares her mission to make the outdoors a more diverse, welcoming space for everyone.

Expanding Bounds in Liming China

After spending two weeks exploring China, climber and photographer Irene Yee shares her tips for international travel.

Part II: The Climb

After months of preparation and training, Ali Lev reports on her truly memorable, slightly terrifying Rainier climb.

Part I: Training for Mt. Rainier (Like a Boss)

Ali Lev shares her tips on training to climb (and ski) Mount Rainier, the highest mountain in the state of Washington and one of the most iconic...

Fit It All In: 32 Hours in Moab

Looking to make a quick escape to Moab? Pack up your crash pads and climbing shoes and prepare to set up camp. Here’s how to make it all happen.

Sport Climbing Essentials

Sport climbing offers all sorts of great physical and mental challenges. Here's everything you'll need to build your sport rack, from shoes to...

The Seven Need-to-Know Climbing Knots

Figure-8 Retraced, Girth Hitch, Clove Hitch, Munter Hitch, Double Fisherman’s, Prusik and Euro Death Knot.

Bouldering Essentials

Backcountry Expert Gearhead and avid climber Ben Rabinowitz breaks down the essential gear you need to get into bouldering.