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Want to Climb the Matterhorn? Our Tips For Doing it Right

Climbing the Matterhorn is without question a bucket-list must-do for anyone with a passion for mountains. Here are some tips to get your trip...

Canyoneering 101: Getting Started

Canyoneering provides an incredible way to explore the depths and beauty of remote canyons etched by millions of years of erosion. This article is...

Canyoneering 101: Essential Gear

Canyoneering can be a highly gear-intensive sport. If you're going out with an outfitter much of this may be provided, but there are other things...

How to Choose a Climbing Helmet

There are inherent risks to climbing, and as climbers we should take every measure to reduce them. Wearing a helmet is one of the easiest ways to...

America’s Five Best 5.10 Trad Routes

Climbing tastes are highly subjective, but we've gone out on a limb and selected what are arguably the five best trad climbs in America, from New...

How to Choose a Climbing Rope: Beta from Steph Davis

Steph Davis has nearly two decades of hard free ascents, free solos, and mind-boggling BASE jumps under her belt. Here she gives some essential...

Ski Mountaineering Essentials: Glacier Travel Tips

Stephanie Nitsch covers the basics of glacier travel, often an integral part of the ski or splitboard mountaineering experience. Includes safety...

2015 Gift Guide: Top Gifts for Climbers

Shopping for a gift for a climber can be deceptively difficult. Here's a list for climbers by a climber, to ensure that you get a gift that will be...

Build your Ski Mountaineering Kit

Combine all your gear for backcountry skiing or splitboarding with the basic essentials of climbing, and you’ll have an equipment list for tackling...