Mountaineering Tips

Alpinism is a long game. It takes years to develop proper mountaineering skills. Let's jumpstart your alpine career with mountaineering tips designed for every kind of alpinist. What's your summit?

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I’ve summited countless mountains throughout the world. If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that mountaineering isn’t linear. It’s fraught with challenge, but that’s what keeps me coming back to the sport. Here’s a look at essential skills every aspiring mountaineer needs to know.

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Tips and Tricks to Hike a Colorado 14er

Flash. I’m on the mountain. At least I hope I am. I’m pretty much limited to the small beam of light my crappy headlamp from Target puts out. Every now and then I see green eyes up the trail, one of the dogs is looking back at us. But as I walk almost begrudgingly up hill my head slowly clears. As my heart rate rises and the oxygen thins an easy calm comes over me. A focus I only feel on the mountain. The physical exertion almost secondary to the mental peace I have.

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