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How to Properly Fit a Backpack

A good backpack is a must have for any outdoor enthusiasts who plans on spending any kind of extended time in the backcountry. The proper pack will allow you to comfortably ca (MORE)

What Are The Seven Summits?

Climbing the "Seven Summits" is considered one of the greatest feats in all of outdoor adventure. Consisting of the highest peaks on each of the seven continents, th (MORE)

Aid Climbing, Free Climbing, Free Soloing, and Bouldering Explained

In the rock climbing community, there is a clear cut delineation between what defines the various types of climbing, but with the general public there can be a lot of confusio (MORE)

How Much Does It Cost To Climb Mt. Everest?

At 8848 meters (29,029 ft) in height, Mt. Everest is the tallest mountain on the planet, and an incredibly popular mountaineering destination. Attempting to climb the mountain (MORE)

Tips For Staying Safe While Winter Hiking

Despite the cold weather and snow, the winter can be the perfect season to go hiking. Usually the trails are empty and the landscapes are often covered in a fresh blanket of p (MORE)