How to prepare for a weekend camping trip

For how long have you been wishing to escape the boredom of the everyday life and breathe some fresh air in the nearest wilderness? Spending…

Trad climbing explained

Climbing is a bit of a mysterious sport. There’s a lot of terminology to take in and lore to learn when you’re first starting out.…

Spring time tips for rock climbers

It’s here! Spring has sprung. For rock climbers all over the US, that means we’re crawling out of our caves, dusting off our cams and…

How to choose the best hiking boots

Back when there was only a couple of styles to choose from and a handful of brands making high-quality hiking boots finding the best hiking…

Top 5 ski gear essentials: What you really need

Getting back on the mountain is thrilling. It’s exhilarating, refreshing, and there really are few sports out there that will give you the same feeling as…

Tips on teaching your kids rock climbing

Rock climbing is an excellent workout for grownups and kids. It may look hard, but then everything does at the beginning. Still, with a bit…

Making your own outdoor gear

Shopping for outdoor gear can be frustrating for multiple reasons. Much of it has a price tag that will send us running for the hills…