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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How to Plan a Big Hike or Backpacking Trip

How to write a trip plan to keep you organized and possibly save your life if something goes wrong.

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The Best Climbing Areas in Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado for Beginners

Looking for a beginner send just a half hour from Denver? Check out a few of these awesome climbing areas in Clear Creek Canyon

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Crag Like a Boss: Rock Climbing Crash Course for Beginners

Climb ON with this beginner guide to climbing. Learn how to get started, what gear you need and how to find climbing friends and more!

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Overcoming Injury in Mountaineering and Beyond

Injury sucks. But it doesn’t have to ruin your time outside with these helpful coping tips.

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How to Overcome a Fear of Heights in Rock Climbing and Scrambling

Do heights make your shutter with fear? Read this.

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9 Tips for Aspen Viewing in Colorado

Get the local scoop on how to enjoy the fall season in the Colorado Rockies.

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