The basic climbing gym gear consists of a pair of climbing shoes, a reliable harness, a chalk bag filled with chalk or a chalk sock, and some accessory carabiners.
Mountaineering boot grades can be tricky. This quick guide will help you better understand which boots should and can be used for certain activities, such as alpinism, mountain walking and mountaineering.
If you’re like many people right now, going hiking is your source of freedom and liberty from self-isolation. Combining your hike with metal detecting could offer you some extra excitement and you may find a thing or two.
These general hiking safety tips will help hikers travel safely and be able to enjoy the sights more efficiently. This article covers how to plan your trip and what to bring.
If you’re looking to ride your first PNW volcano, there’s more to it than just having the will to do it. The right gear, training, prep and knowledge are key to getting out there safely for some incredible experiences.
Here’s an in-depth guide on how to buy climbing gear on a budget through outlets, discount stores, alternate market deals, gear rental shops and buying used gear.
Hiking essentials to pack for semi-cold weather aren’t hard to find. Hiking, unlike mountaineering, requires simple pack gear. But that doesn’t mean you can just go out into the wild unprepared. Here’s a list of essentials to pack for a semi-cold weather day hike.
Our team wrote a Radiate Portable Campfire review after testing the product on a winter ridge hike and determined it was a must-have outdoor product for the season.
We searched around for options and found the Radiate Portable Campfire. We were not disappointed. This review focuses on the interaction the team had with the Radiate Portable Campfire during 29° hiking conditions at elevations between 1,000 ft. (304 meters) and 1500 ft. (457 meters).
The La Sportiva Olympus Mons Evo Boot has been the warhorse of the 8,000er club, carrying climbers up to the highest peaks for over 20 years. In 2019, it has been revamped to create a new, lighter boot; the Olympus Mons Cube.