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How to Stay Warm Outdoors in the Winter

Cold: it offers up a frozen wonderland to those willing to test their limits (read: ice climbing, empty surf breaks, alpine hikes), but it can also feel pretty miserable if you aren’t prepared for it. To get ready for the coldest of seasons, I…

November 21, 2014
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How to Adjust to Higher Elevations

For peak baggers and summit seekers, not much can rival the thrill of a little high altitude hiking, but acute mountain sickness (AMS) can quickly turn the high of adventure into a serious downer. Headaches, loss of appetite, nausea and even vomiting are common…

November 18, 2014
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DON’T LOOK DOWN: Ice-Climbing 101

You know how people always say, “Don’t run with scissors”? Well, how about: “Don’t try to climb 100 feet of mountain while holding ax”? Not a phrase you’ve heard? That’s because the people of Colorado would actually encourage you to do JUST THAT. The little town…

October 31, 2014