Showing posts from 2010

New Year's Resolutions for 2011, and Promises Worth Keeping

Hiking New York:Exploring Ithaca's Cascadilla Creek in Winter

Gear Review: 2010 Top FiveFavorite Gear and Apparel Picks

Skiing British Columbia: Revelstoke, Here We Come! (In Two Months)

Gear Review: La Sportiva Women’s Nepal EVO GTX Mountaineering Boots

On Being Thankful for Nature's Gifts

Adventure-Inspired Meets Backpacker Magazine!

Gear Review: Haiku Calligraphy Messenger Bag

Hiking California: Garrapata State Park and Point Lobos State Reserve

On Making the Best of Things and Looking for Inspiration Everywhere

A Thank-You Note to Great Belayers Everywhere

Rock Climbing Lessons: Celebrating the Small Victories on Lead

Trip Report: The Eastern Mountain Sports Nor'easter Festival - Climbing Pros, New Gear, Amazing Rock Climbing!

Gear Review: Petzl Elia Climbing Helmet

Rock Climbing Pennsylvania: Top Roping High Rocks, Ralph Stover State Park

What Happens When You Take Three Months Off From Rock Climbing

Hiking Pennsylvania: Top Five Philadelphia-Area Fall Foliage Day Hikes

Gear Review: Electrolyte Replacement Drunks from Nuun Active Hydration, Camelbak Elixer, and Clif Shot

Climbing Mount Rainier: Ascending from Paradise to Camp Muir, and to the Summit!

Climbing Mount Rainier: Gear Check and Climbing School with RMI Expeditions

Climbing Mount Rainier: Two Day Ascent Gear List

Climbing Mount Rainier: Pre-Trip Thoughts and Thank-You's

Practicing Leave No Trace: The Importance of Respecting Wildlife of All Sorts

Thoughts on Conservation and the America's Great Outdoors Initiative - Make Your Voice Heard!

Hiking Colorado: Quandary Peak (My First 14er) and Bear Peak

Visiting Colorado: Touring Big City Mountaineers Headquarters and Meeting New Friends

On the Excuses We Make and What to Do About Them

Hiking Maryland: Catoctin Mountain Park, Fun and Fireworks

Hiking and Rock Climbing Pennsylvania: Laps Along Glen Onoko Falls and Sport Leading at Birdsboro

On Fitness, Uncertainty, and the Mental Aspect of Mountain Climbing Training

Backpacking the Catskills: Exploring the Eastern Portion of Devil's Path and Downpours

Hiking Pennsylvania: 11 Miles on the Conestoga Trail

Adventures in Yoga: a First Timer's Bikram Yoga Experience

Hiking Virginia: Old Rag Mountain in Shenandoah National Park

Climb Hard, Fall Safely! Tips from the Philadelphia Rock Gyms

Rock Climbing Maryland: Earth Treks Roc Comp Recap

A Personal History of Playing Outside: How I Learned to Love Outdoor Adventure

Rock Climbing Pennsylvania: Sandstone Boulders at Hunter Rocks and Training for Mount Rainier

Bouldering: We Can't Help What We Love

Hiking Pennsylvania: The Pinnacle/Pulpit Trail in the Dead of Winter

Ice Climbing Pennsylvania: Valentine's Day Ice Climbing at Ricketts Glen State Park

A Tribute to John Allen and Denali National Park

Preparing to Climb Mount Rainier: Tips from the Pros

Dames in the Dacks: A Mountaineering Adventure in the Adirondacks on Video

Signing Up to Climb Mount Rainier with Big City Mountaineers!

Dames in the Dacks: A Mountaineering Adventure in the Adirondacks with Eastern Mountain Sports

Five Alpine and Downhill Skiing Drills for Beginners