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.…

Rockfall, a major risk for rock climbers

Most people know that rock climbing is dangerous. After all, it’s pretty obvious. However, most people have a skewed view of what the risks really…

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…

Climbing in the gym

Probably the best way to begin rock climbing would be to go to a gym which has a climbing wall installed. Here you can learn…

History Changed: The Hillary Step Disappearance

Named after mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary, the Hillary Step is, or possibly was, a 39-foot vertical rock face, situated on the southeast edge of Mount…