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Five Lightweight Insulated Jackets We Love

We asked around to find out what Backcountry employess are wearing: The Patagonia Nano Air, Arc'teryx Atom LT, and The North Face Ventrix, to name...

Party at the Ice Farm

At the annual Ouray Ice Festival, ice climbers from all over the world, ranging from beginner to pro, meet up for several days of climbing...

Step Up and Believe!

Clinics can be a great place to learn a lot in a short period of time. In the case of Steph Davis's Climbing clinic for women, held in the spring...

Steph Davis

Steph Davis BASE jumps regularly; the secret is learning to embrace, not avoid, the healthy fear associated with it.

Be a Climber

Trango believes that however you approach climbing—no matter the grade or discipline—you are a climber. That’s why they launched the Be A Climber...

Chase Your GOAT

Our Greatest of All Time experiences happen outside, and we’re guessing that yours do too. They happen on mountain trails and in backcountry trout...

Deep Water Soloing

Deep water soloing is exactly as its name describes -- free solo climbing without ropes or protection over deep water. It's also known as...

All About Fleece Jackets

Learn about the advantages, disadvantages, and properties of fleece, fleece vs. merino, and common fleece jacket features.

Tommy Caldwell

We talk with world-famous climber Tommy Caldwell about what drives him now: relationships—family, friends—and the camaraderie that comes from the...

How to Build Your First Trad Rack

From cams to carabiners, nuts to nut tools, there are so many options for traditional climbing gear that it’s hard to know where to begin. Here’s...

How to Choose a Climbing Harness

Learn what features you should take into consideration when shopping for a climbing harness.

Warming Up For Climbing

Learn to warm up for climbing, so you can climb harder, longer, and avoid injury.