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Hiking

14 Best Ways to Preserve Your Knees on Long Hikes

Hiking is without a doubt one of the best ways to explore the world up close and personal. Nothing beats getting out in nature, breathing in the fresh air and walking through the trees, along the mountains and streams, and getting miles away from modern life. Nothing, that is, until […]

A man wondering if he should sleep in a car or tent
Hiking

Is it warmer to sleep in a car or in a tent?

When staying overnight in the great outdoors, some people rent cabins or RVs while most bring tents. Only a select few have ever planned on sleeping in a car. Have you ever fallen asleep in a car before? Perhaps you forgot your house keys at a friend’s only to discover […]

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Equipment

How to cut a climbing rope

If you’ve been climbing for any amount of time, you’ve likely noticed that it takes a toll on your climbing rope. Your climbing rope will show the most stress at the ends. It gets taxed by the friction from your carabiners, likely where you’ll spot the first signs of damage. […]

A group of people warming up for bouldering
Boudering

How do you warm-up for bouldering?

Like any sport, bouldering requires warming up. Even if you’re young and spry. And if not, it’s even more important. But consider this your warning. Failing to warm up can put you at greater risk for an injury. Bouldering, and climbing in general, requires more than intense focus. It requires […]