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The Mountains We Climb

There have always been mountains in my life. The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina were the first I laid eyes on in the small mountain town where I was born and raised. A circle of soft forested mountains greeted…

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enjoying views while snow camping

Tips

Ditch the Hotels and Go Snow Camping This Season

At the end of a long day on the mountain, you might dread the thought of spending a night out in the elements as the temperatures begin to drop. The idea of snow camping might not seem that appealing, but…

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Gear

Lighten Up

Ultralight backpacking and camping mean it’s time to lighten up. Whether you’re thru-hiking, alpine climbing or bike camping, we have some of the lightest featherweight camp gear that is among the best in their class.

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Polar Expeditions with Eric Larson

Stories

Happy Time on Polar Expeditions

On big polar and mountaineering expeditions, getting eight hours of sleep each night is so important that we base our whole travel schedule around it. Arctic explorer, Eric Larson shares travel stories and how he keeps warm on polar expeditions on the Arctic Ocean.

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Debunking the myths of mountaineering

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Debunking the Myths of Mountaineering

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.

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