British Explorers Fail to Reach Pole of Inaccessibility

Pole of Inaccessibility

Last year, thanks to the COVID pandemic, the Antarctic expedition season was cancalled altogether. This year, solo skiers and teams of adventurers are returning to the frozen continent, looking to chase their dreams of skiing to the South Pole, climbing Mt. Vinson, or pursuing some other major goal. But after nearly two years without visitors, … Read more

The Best Last-Minute Christmas Gifts for Climbers

rock climbing

In case you haven’t been paying attention to the calendar, we’re now just a few short weeks away from Christmas. That means we’re quickly running out of days to get our last-minute shopping done. If you’re struggling to find a gift for the rock climber or boulder on your list this year, perhaps we can … Read more

The Best At-Home Workouts for Climbers

at-home workouts for climbers

Are you a climber who hates going to a traditional gym? Do you prefer to workout at home or just be outside instead? Trust us, you’re not alone. Most outdoor-focused athletes prefer to exercise outdoors rather than running on a treadmill, riding a stationary bike, or climbing on an elliptical machine. Fortunately, there are plenty … Read more

New Route on Everest Looks to Avoid the Dreaded Khumbu Icefall

new route on Everest

A new route on Everest promises to make climbing the world’s highest peak a bit safer. According to reports, the path bypasses the increasingly dangerous Khumbu Icefall, eliminating the most deadly and nerve-wracking part of the climb on the South Side of the mountain in Nepal. Opening a New Route Recently, mountaineers Alan Batard and … Read more

5 Outdoor Apps Every Adventurer Should Have on Their Phone

Hiking the Mardi Himal Trek in Nepal

A smartphone is one of the handiest tools you can have with you when traveling or exploring the backcountry. As long as you can keep your phone charged, it is an indispensable tool for staying in communication, checking weather reports, listening to music, and snapping photos. But add a few third-party apps to your device, … Read more

How to Dress for Winter Outdoor Adventures

how to dress for winter

The arrival of winter doesn’t have to mean that we all head inside and wait until spring to continue our outdoor adventures. On the contrary, the cold and snow bring opportunities for new kinds of adventures, and quite frankly, if you haven’t embraced skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, or the host of other winter activities, you’re truly … Read more