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winter hiking

Winter Hiking for Beginners: What to Expect on the Frosty Trail

Don’t be sleazy this winter season. Learn the unspoken rules of the trail and have an awesome time outside in the snowy season. Here’s how.

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Mountaineering slang

Avoid Gaper-Dom with These 17 Mountain Slang Terms

Don’t sound like a gaper. Brush up on your mountain vocabulary and join the conversation.

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Winter Hiking tips

Basic Tips for Hiking in the Snow for Not-So-Basic-Babes

Get in touch with your lady dirtbag and enjoy winter this season with these winter hiking tips.

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Best beach in tayrona national park

The Complete Guide to Things to Do in Tayrona National Park, Colombia

Tayrona National park bosts stunning beauty. However, hiking through the jungle to the fantastic beaches certainly comes with its fair share of surprises

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leave no trace principals

Leave No Trace Basics

Next time you go into the wild, use these tips to help mitigate your impact on the environment.

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crag life

That Crag Life: Rock Climbers’ Paradise

There is something about climbing rocks that keeps bringing me back. The challenge of facing fears never comes easily. Climbing teaches us to keep pushing back on that fear. The harder you push the more you realize what you are truly capable of.

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If you’re looking for the best outdoor blog on internet, you’ve come to the right place. My mission as a full-time freelance writer for the outdoors and blogger is to give you the confidence and outdoor skills you need to have your dream adventure. These mega-important posts are not only some of the best resources for outdoor skills on the web, but they are loved by most loyal readers too!

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Best Climbing gear

Send It: How to Choose Beginner Climbing Gear That Lasts

To get started with rock climbing, you really don’t need to break the bank. A solid harness, a pair of shoes, a chalk bag and …

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beginner climbing tips

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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dealing with a knee injury as a hiker

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 deal with a fear of heights when climbing

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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aspen viewing in colorado

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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funny mountaineer jokes

Which Mountaineer Are You?

We meet all kinds on the mountain, which team are you on?

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