As we begin slowly venturing out, it’s important to remember the seven principles of Leave No Trace. Read them, remember them, follow them and help protect our lands and wildlife.
Knowing how to cope with missing climbing during COVID-19, can both get you ready for future adventures and keep you sane. Consider also supporting your local gym during this time.
These recommended mountaineering books for beginners comprise our collection of resources for those just starting out on their mountaineering adventures.
A failed expedition can lead to post-expedition depression, feelings of inferiority and thoughts of quitting. It does not have to feel this way.
Here’s a list of the most common high altitude sicknesses, their treatment and prevention: Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), Hypoxia, Hypothermia and Snow Blindness.
Being aware of high altitude sicknesses and expedition illnesses can mean the difference between life and death on the mountain.
After the expedition, work on accepting that the expedition is over. The team is back home, the season has ended and you need to get back to your life and responsibilities.
The Seven Summits are the 7 highest mountain peaks within each of the 7 continents – Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South Americ. The variations have to do with disagreements about the placement of mountains on continents and continental shelves.