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…

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…

Cutting Edge: The Basics of Axe Safety When You Camp

Safety when doing outdoor activities, including using axes, comes down to managing risk. Risk can be divided into two components: probability and severity. While the probability of…