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Friday, December 6, 2019
Ski and Snowboard Stoke: We Heard You Need Gloves
Here is an awesome little film about some hardcore ladies getting it on in the Mt. Baker backcountry. If this doesn't get you stoked for...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad - 12/5/19
Northwest: --The Seattle Times is reporting on a lawsuit against The Mountaineers: The former Mountaineers Foundation is suing the orig...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The Black Art of Headpointing
Headpointing is the process of toproping a route into submission prior to leading. This can be an excellent technique for a beginning level ...
Monday, December 2, 2019
The Best Mountain Rescue Film Ever Made
So, this is awesome. Enjoy...! --Jason D. Martin
Friday, November 29, 2019
How to Belay with a Munter-Hitch
Outdoor Research and the American Mountain Guides have produced quite a few excellent videos. If you haven't checked them out yet, log o...
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad - 11/28/19
Happy Turkey Day! Northwest: --The glaciers of Mt. Rainier are under serious threat. The REI blog has published a piece on this: &...
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Tips and Techniques for Organizing your Climbing Rack
This video collaboration between the American Mountain Guides Association and Outdoor Research provides yet another excellent entry into the...
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