Snow Travel Tips

Who says you have to stop playing outside when the temperatures drop? Learn how to have fun outside in the snow. Expert advice on how to stay warm outside in winter, how to hike in snow, how to snowshoe, and more!

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Do you dream of climbing steep couloirs? Or maybe you want to learn how to use an ice axe. Or perhaps, like me, you suffer from always being cold. Here’s a few essential posts to jump-start your winter hiking and snow climbing career.

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altitude sickness prevention

Altitude Sickness Prevention and Remedies for High Altitude Hikes

Expert tips on adjusting to high altitude and preventing altitude sickness.

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How to Build a DIY Outdoor Gear Room for $120

I never thought I’d be that person who had more than one sleeping bag, a backpack for any occasion, and 2 snowboard setups. But alas, it happened and hey, I’m pretty happy about it. However epically awesome “gear mountain” may become, there comes a time where plastic bins just don’t cut it anymore. That time for me was when I was packing for an impromptu backpacking trip and couldn’t find my headlamp. So what did I do? Waited six months until the weather got crappy and got to work fitting out some unfinished space in my basement to show off all my gear by building a DIY gear room. In the end I had one bitching backcountry closet that didn’t break the bank.

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trip plan tips for backcountry travel

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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stay warm while winter hiking

Stay Warm Outside: How to Not to Freeze Your Ass Off this Winter

Winter got you feeling like a popsicle? Get toasty with these winter hacks.

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how to avoid summit fever

Let Go of Summit Fever: Why You Shouldn’t Care About the Top

Think the summit is everything? Think again…

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wilderness tips for women

7 Tips to Rock the Wilderness Lady Dirtbag Style

Phew. We did it! After practically disappearing under a rock for the past few months, Sarah and I have finally launched our book, The Lady …

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