Bouldering tips for beginners

When you’re just getting started bouldering, there’s a lot to learn. It’s really your own personal golden era of climbing. Everything is new, and even…

Travel Tuesdays: Pick your partners carefully

Today I’m going to share two climbing stories that both carry the same message from two different angles: Pick your partners in adventure carefully. In…

Recovering after a Marathon

When you plan on running a marathon, your mind will naturally wander to the race preparations. You will work on your running distance and speed,…

Nursing an injury: How to stay active when hurt

Getting injured as an active person is incredibly frustrating. Depending on the injury, you could be off your favorite activity for days, weeks, or even…

Incredible story of SPOT’s 4,000th rescue

Michael Herrera is a retired firefighter and a fan of the SPOT device. This enabled a speedy rescue after he crashed his motorcycle when he…

How to treat an open wound

The danger of having an open wound is not only the loss of blood and tissue damage but the chance that you might get infected.…

Risk Tolerance- a free solo story

Last weekend I met a man who lived on the edge. He lived just like he climbed, free solo, nothing to hold him back. Freedom…