Harry Hamlin |
September 30, 2021
An Everest guide gives his tip for accomplishing your backcountry goals, whether you’re climbing or backpacking.
Several years ago, I attempted my first “carry-over” alpine climb. The length of the route demanded my partner and I break it into two days of climbing, meaning my sleep system would become a key piece of my kit. The…
A moto-mountaineering adventure leads us into the Canadian Rockies and up the intimidating Mount Robson.
Amanda Ellis |
May 29, 2018
Whether you’re an experienced mountaineer or just getting started on your foray into the mountains, there are some widely circulating myths that need to be clarified and debunked.
The howling wind mutes the crunching of crampons on ice and snow. Snow and spindrift stings my face, as I focus on not to worrying about my frozen fingers. It had been an exceptionally cold season and we’d seen frostbite…
Courtney Blake |
October 10, 2017
You’ve never been one to shy away from a challenge, but venturing into unknown territory is always a scary prospect. Whether it’s starting a new job, moving to a new city or venturing into a technical outdoor pursuit, the new…
Ola Krol |
September 28, 2017
Every adventure has lessons to teach. Like that one backpacking trip that taught you to always check out the scenic overlook, even if it means a mile detour. Maybe that one rafting trip that taught you to always pack a…
It’s 7:54 a.m. A vibrant red and orange dawn is breaking in the east; the sun’s rays are straining to tip-toe across the high wall of Glacier Gorge to our left. We watch the earth wake up around us from…