The climber’s fingers slip on the small ledge. She desperately searches for the next hold, but the rock is blank, her arms quiveringly tired. No rope secures her to the wall – besides a chalk bag
Now, not everyone was a Boy Scout or a Girl Scout, but the amount of people that are in their mid-30s and that have been camping for years with almost no knowledge of knots consistently astounds me.
On Dec. 27, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson stepped down after nearly four years in office. “I will leave the EPA confident the ship is sailing in the right direction,” she said in
Unless you don’t have any uncles and have never ventured outdoors, chances are you’ve owned at least one Swiss Army knife. These versatile tools have been utilized for more than 125 years, and today hold
At 20,320 feet in height, Denali (also known as Mt. Mckinley) is the tallest mountain in all of North America and a popular destination for mountaineers training for Everest or hoping to bag the Seven Summit. The traditional climbing season begins in May and runs through June,
Outdoor recreation has long been an integral makeup of our national identity, but if you ask most Americans to list the top industries in the U.S., you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who
If there is one thing that you can learn in the mountains, it is to respect their power. But even the most prepared parties can be caught off-guard,
If you’ve owned a water bladder long enough you know how awesome they are for hands-free hydration. I find I drink 3 times as much water when I’m using a bladder rather than a
If you were trying to put together a list of the world’s most extreme sports, base jumping would without a doubt be on there. The sport is simple, find a really high place, grab a
After 16 days out on the Antarctic ice, veteran polar explorer Eric Larsen has decided to end his Cycle South Expedition. Larsen had hoped to become the first person to ride a mountain bike from Hercules Inlet – located along the Antarctic coast – to the South Pole.