The 5 Key Differences Between Mountaineering Boots & Hiking Boots
Finding the correct gear for your expeditions is crucial. Boots are arguably the most important investment. You need a bo...
19 Mar 2022
Why is Gore-Tex So Expensive: A Complete Guide to GTX
Since 1969, Gore-Tex fabric has been making waves in the outdoor clothing business. This two-in-one material is not only ...
14 Feb 2022
How Long Do Lighters Last?
No matter the use, knowing the average life expectancy of your lighter can save you from some undesirable situations. ...
31 Jan 2022
What is Scrambling in Hiking: Beginners Guide
Scrambling in the kitchen and scrambling in hiking are very different. Sometimes you can’t just simply walk up to the sum...
30 Dec 2021
What to do with An Old Climbing Rope: 10 Recycling Ideas!
If you're a climber, whether outside or at a gym, you use a length of rope to scale a mountain or wall and lower yourself...
21 Apr 2022
Which Material Provides Warmth Even When Wet?
Wool is waterproof and an excellent insulator when tightly woven and oiled. In addition, wool is one of the warmest cloth...
14 Dec 2021
Explaining BLM Land and What things can you do on it
Are you familiar with the Bureau of Land Management? Although it oversees one out of ten acres of land found within the U...
31 Oct 2019
How to Safely Set Up a Top-rope
Top-roping is a common way for people who are new to the sport of climbing to get their hands on some real rock for the f...
28 May 2019
Rock Climbing Etiquette
The sport of rock climbing has seen a recent upsurge in popularity. Gyms exist seemingly everywhere these days and crags ...
05 Jul 2019
When to Retire Climbing Gear
Spending time in nature can be a truly joyful experience – there is a reason so many are dawn to outdoor recreation. Howe...
01 Apr 2020
Tips for Getting Into Rock Climbing
Every climber has a story for how they got into the sport. Guys from back in the day tell tales of sketchy scrambles in s...
05 Jul 2019
Explaining the Ice Climbing Grading System
As we move deeper into winter the allure of ice climbing increases. This sport involves climbing vertical ice with ice to...
21 Apr 2019