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Alpine Climbing Vs. Mountaineering

Alpine Climbing

The cold digs deep. The ice permeates so far into the skin that it feels like burning. With a heavy crunch, the ice axe pierces the slope, sending speckles of ice stabbing numb cheeks. Against the icy steeps, the wind howls and gushes, sending the rope flapping back and forth against the metallic jangle of cams and draws. Frozen hands, […]

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10 Ways You’re Doing Ski Vacations Wrong

Ski Vacation

Sorry guys, you’ve been doing it wrong. It’s time you learn how to get the most out of a ski vacation. I lived in Breckenridge, Colo., for three years, working in a ski shop and at a lodge. I’ve seen people waste money and miss out on some fun opportunities just because they didn’t know how to plan or what to do. […]

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Children Shouldn’t Stop Your Adventures – Child Carriers

Carrying kids

One thing many young families worry about when they first have children is how they going to get outside with babies or toddlers. Usually, new parents quickly discover that hitting the trail isn’t that much more difficult with babies, you just have to know how to carry them. Child Carriers or Child Backpacks Child carriers are a great way to […]

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7 Things You Have to See in Moab, Utah

Things to see in Moab Utah

Moab, Utah is a popular destination for outdoor adventurers, for good reason. This eastern Utah town is sandwiched between two national parks, it’s on the banks of the Colorado River and the geology of the area will blow your mind. All this and it’s easily accessible from Interstate 70. Before you plan your Moab trip, check out these 7 things […]

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The One Thing Keeping You From Skiing Faster

Ski Faster

Downhill skiing and snowboarding is all about speed. Most people choose to participate in these winter sports to go fast. Surprisingly, many people aren’t skiing at full speed and it has nothing to do with their skills or lack of training. The number one thing slowing you down may be the lack of wax on your skis. Here are the […]

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Keen Brand Spotlight and Giveaway

Keen Logo

Keen burst onto the outdoor footwear scene in 2003 with a sandal that protected your toes. Since then, Keen has grown into running shoes, casual shoes, hiking boots and a full range high quality footwear. Keep reading to learn more about Keen then enter our giveaway at the bottom of this post. Martin Keen and Rory Fuerst introduced the thick […]

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Winter Camping Hacks

winter camping

The decision has been made: you’re going winter camping. You’re willing to lose feeling in your toes, carry an absurd amount of clothing, and hang out in your tent for an excessive period of time, all in the name of trying something new. The catch? Winter camping has a steeper learning curve when compared to the normal variety. But never […]

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Planning the Perfect Group Adventure

Group Adventures

Over the holidays we had a houseful of relatives ranging from age 65 to 8 months old. They left their warm and exotic homes in Texas and Hawaii and came to Wyoming in search of a White Christmas…and a whole lot of trail time. For my family a typical day on our local trails is pretty anticlimactic. We know what […]

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Planning Your National Park Vacation

Yellowstone Vacation

The national parks are extremely popular, for good reason. You shouldn’t plan to climb Half Dome by yourself or stand alone under Delicate Arch. Likewise, don’t plan on driving to Yellowstone National Park in July without reservations. With that in mind, here are some tips for planning the ultimate Yellowstone National Park vacation. 1. Make your reservations now. The most […]

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5 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Our National Parks

Rocky Mountain National Park by Andrew Russell

Monday January 19, 2015 is the first Free Entrance Day to the National Parks of 2015. Whether you can make it out to enjoy these national treasures or not, here are some fun facts about the national parks that you probably didn’t know. The largest park in our national park system is Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska. […]

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