Tag Archives: Mountaineering

Super Light and Super Tough: Why the Arc’teryx Alpha FL 30 May Be the Perfect Pack

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,” is something you may have heard before. It’s definitely a quote that applies to the… View Article

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Avoid Blisters By Using This Boot Tying Method

Tying your boots using the Mountaineering Method can help lock your heel in and prevent blisters. This short video walks… View Article

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Life Sucks, Get a Helmet: Perfectly Good Reasons You Should Have A Helmet

Denis Leary once said “life sucks, get a helmet” and he wasn’t wrong. Protective headgear has many merits, first and… View Article

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Rigging to Rappel: A Basic Guide

Rigging to rappel is an often undervalued skill. It is certainly a necessary part of rappelling, but most people I… View Article

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Adapting the Ten Essentials to the Urban Environment

The Ten Essentials is a tried and true list of should-have items for outdoorsmen. It was developed in the 1930s… View Article

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Making Your Own Military Mountaineering Kit

There are thousands of mountaineering products available. Remember ‘light is right’ and only bring what you need. If you have… View Article

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