Showing posts from 2011

Happy New Year! How I'm Going to Make 2012 Rock

Mastering Taking Photos of Yourself: Four Techniques and Tools for Self-Portraits

Backpacking Pennsylvania: Pinchot Trail Video Trip Report Bloopers, Outtakes and Shots that Didn't Make the Cut

Backpacking Pennsylvania: Pinchot Trail Video Trip Report

Gear Review: Columbia Sportswear Women's Zenith Vista Trench

Guest Post: Five Organizations that Strengthen and Support the Climbing Community

Technology and Outdoor Pursuits: How Much is Too Much?

Seven Ways to Make a Good Backpacking Trip Great

Gear Review: Columbia Sportswear Women's Cliff Grabber Gloves

Thoughts on Funding the Cost of Rescues, and How I Got Lost

Gear Review: Columbia Sportswear Women's Midweight Striped Tights

Best of 'Mountain Tips and Mountain Tricks,' an Instructional Video Series from SWS Mountain Guides

Guest Post: What You Can Do to Help Our National Parks

Three Ski Flicks to Take Care of Your Pre-Season Skiing Fix

Seven Important Lessons Learned from NOLS Wilderness First Aid Training

Gear Review: Columbia Sportswear Women's Heat 360 1/2 Zip Long Sleeve Top

Rock Climbing Training: Get in Shape with Tips from the Philadelphia Rock Gym

Interview with Charlie and Diane Winger and "Two Shadows" Book Review

Gear Review: Columbia Sportswear Heather Honey Dress

Six Outdoorsy and Outdoor-Related Halloween Costume Ideas

Five Reasons Why You Need to Do a 'Summit for Someone' Climb in Support of Big City Mountaineers

How Coffee Can Change the World: An Interview with Author and Climber Majka Burhardt

A Beginner's Day at the Gun Range

Interview with Jim Davidson: Mountaineer, Survivor and Author of 'The Ledge'

Dear Rock Climbing, I Miss You. Let's Try This Again Soon?

Gear Review: Osprey Hornet 24 Backpack

Interview: Fitz Cahall of "The Season" and "The Dirtbag Diaries"

The Common Threads Initiative and Patagonia's Mission to Help Us Make Smarter Purchases

Six Ways Get Yourself Out of Bed in the Morning for a Workout

Guest Post: California's Forgotten Fourteeners, South of the Palisades

Adventures in CrossFit, Training Hard, and Why I'll Never Go Back to a Regular Gym

Outdoor Blog Swap: Interview With Meghan Ward, Freelance Writer and Founder of 'The Campsite'

Why You Should Try Outrigger Canoeing, and Five Tips to Make the Most of Your First Outing

Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest Sleep System

Gear Review: Evolv HERA Climbing Shoes, the Shoes that Give Back

Practicing Leave No Trace: How NOT to Pack and Store a Bear Canister for Backcountry Travel

Heat Wave? What Heat Wave? Two Ways to Beat the Hot Summer Weather into Submission

A Look Back: The Works of Anne Labastille

Guest Gear Review: EMS Big Bang 38L Daypack

Should Climbing Be an Olympic Sport?

Backpacking California: Mount Agassiz in the Central Sierras, and When Defeat Isn't Really Defeat

Guest Post: California's Forgotten Fourteeners, the North Palisades Cirque

Backpacking New York: the Eastern Portion of Devil's Path

Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir All Season Mattress

An Introduction to Therm-a-Rest Sleep Systems

Eight Tips to Prepare for Overnight Backpacking Trips

Guest Post: SWS Mountain Guides Rank the Top Ten Best Climber Bars in the World

Governor Stable Weekend Bouldering in Pictures

Hiking California: Exploring and Almost Not Camping at Pinnacles National Park

A Look Back: Backpacking in Banff, the Prettiest Lake Ever, and the Town of Jasper, Alberta

Gear Review: My Chalk Bag is Cooler Than Yours, Thanks to practical climbing! Fueling Psyche in the Women's Climbing Community

On Identity: It's Not What We Do That Defines Us...Or Is It?

Guest Post: A Barefoot Running Beginning and a Look at Vibram Fivefingers

A Look Back: Matters of Pride, Camping with an Elk in Jasper National Park and the Columbia Icefields