Book/Film Reviews

Book Review: “Climbing Fitz Roy, 1968: Reflections on the Lost Photos of the Third Ascent”

Book Review: “Climbing Fitz Roy, 1968: Reflections on the Lost Photos of the Third Ascent”

  Back in 1968, five friends set out from Ventura, California on a trip that would become a life-defining adventure. Those young climbers embarked on a six month long, 16,000 mile odyssey that would lead them into the wildss of Patagonia, where they would attempt the third ascent of one [...]

The 7 Best Documentaries About the Outdoors

The 7 Best Documentaries About the Outdoors

One of the things that’s so great about outdoor adventure is that the stories people tell of their real-life experiences are often just as, if not more, exciting, dramatic and engaging than those made up by Hollywood. Outdoor documentaries—whether they are about dangerous events gone wrong or simply the wonder [...]

5 Books for Aspiring Backcountry Skiers, Splitboarders, and Mountaineers

5 Books for Aspiring Backcountry Skiers, Splitboarders, and Mountaineers

Every year, more and more people are discovering the thrill and beauty of backcountry skiing and splitboarding.   The ability to climb uphill without using mechanical means provides good exercise, solitude, and pretty much an unlimited amount of powder, conditions willing.

Excellent Books About Mountaineering You Probably Haven’t Read

Excellent Books About Mountaineering You Probably Haven’t Read

Classics like Into Thin Air, Annapurna and Scrambles Amongst the Alps have thrilled and inspired countless readers over the years. If you enjoyed these celebrated works, check out our list of lesser known – but equally awe-inspiring – climbing titles.

The 5 Best Books About Hiking

The 5 Best Books About Hiking

Men and women have been walking around for thousands of years – and occasionally, one of them produces a literary masterpiece based on their experiences. The entries on this list are about much more than putting