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Win Gear By Entering The Cold Is Coming Sweepstakes!

Win Gear By Entering The Cold Is Coming Sweepstakes!

Polar explorer Eric Larsen likes cold weather. I mean he really likes cold weather. In fact, he happens to think that the best part about the arrival of fall is that the snow and cold temperatures of winter are not far behind. To celebrate that very sentiment he has launched [...]

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Ueli Steck Shares Details On Annapurna Summit

by Kraig Becker Last week we were astounded by the news that Swiss climber, and Wenger ambassador, Ueli Steck had completed a solo summit of Annapurna, one of the most difficult and dangerous mountains on the planet. At the time, not many details about the climb were revealed and we were [...]

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Ueli Steck Makes Solo Summit of Annapurna

  by Kraig Becker Wenger ambassador Ueli Steck continues to amaze the mountaineering world with his high altitude exploits. The Swiss climber has earned a reputation for going fast and light on the most iconic peaks in the Alps, while setting numerous speed records in the process. Over the past few [...]

Top Fall/Winter Camping Tents on the Market

Top Fall/Winter Camping Tents on the Market

Believe it or not, camping is a year-round outdoor pursuit. This means campers must have adequate gear and sleeping tents to uphold erratic seasonal weather. Winter tents are essential to sustain warmth and durability throughout the cooler climates. Below is the fall and winter camping tents on the market. Wenger [...]

Book Review: “The Mountain: My Time on Everest” by Ed Viesturs

Book Review: “The Mountain: My Time on Everest” by Ed Viesturs

by Kraig Becker Ed Viesturs is arguably the most accomplished American mountaineer of all time. In 2005 he became is the first – and, to date, only – American to have climbed all 14 of the world’s 8000-meter peaks, accomplishing that feat without the use of supplemental oxygen. His career has [...]

6 Wilderness Survival Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

6 Wilderness Survival Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

When it comes to survival, there is little room for error. Average Joes can easily find themselves in harrowing situations, but you don’t need to be Bear Grylls to grit those teeth and get through it. It’s important for everyone to have a skill set when it comes to emergency [...]

American Climbers Attempting Highest Unclimbed Peak in Nepal

American Climbers Attempting Highest Unclimbed Peak in Nepal

  by Kraig Becker It has been a busy fall in the Himalaya where a number of teams have already wrapped up their expeditions to summit some of the tallest peaks on the planet. But one team is just getting settled into base camp as they prepare for the unique challenge [...]

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Government Shutdown has Huge Impact on Communities Surrounding National Parks

  by Kraig Becker The big story of the week has of course been the complete shutdown of the U.S. government which has resulted in many of the tasks typically associated with running the country coming to a halt. Only the most essential of services are currently in operation while Congress [...]

7 Things To Do In The Mountains This Fall When There’s Nothing Else To Do

7 Things To Do In The Mountains This Fall When There’s Nothing Else To Do

La Veta Oktoberfest | October 5, 2013 Sure, anyone can go to Vail or Denver for their big Oktoberfest celebrations. Why not try something entirely new? With a German band in the morning and a Rock and Roll band at night, kick off October Fest in this unlikely spot with [...]

Endurance Athlete Running the Great Himalaya Trail

Endurance Athlete Running the Great Himalaya Trail

by Kraig Becker The Great Himalaya Trail is a long distance trekking route located in the mountains of Nepal. Divided into 10 distinct segments, the GHT runs for more than 1700 km (1056 miles) across that country with much of route falling at high altitude. Each of those segments takes approximately [...]