Alpine & Ice Climbing

Bronka Sundstrom climbed Rainier at 77—and that's only the beginning of her story.

QUICK TIPS: 5 Things To Do Before Ice Climbing Season

The ice is coming. Are you ready? [Read More]

A Brush With Death In The Pakistani Karakoram—A Technical Analysis

A blown V-thread. Following a broken leg and two chopped ropes. Kyle Dempster hashes out what went wrong. [Read More]

A Brush With Death In The Pakistani Karakoram

How does it feel when you could have died? Kyle Dempster looks for answers after an expedition goes sour. Really, really sour. [Read More]

A Special Thanks To Veterans Fred Beckey and David Brower

Many veterans continue to serve and lead throughout their lives. Fred Beckey and David Brower are two who inspire to this day. [Read More]

A Guide’s Take: Drugs Have No Place In The Alps

A Swiss guide asks, Why do people risk taking drugs instead of preparing better and accepting a little suffering? [Read More]

How to Wash Your Down Jacket

Don't let dirty down get you ... down. Wash and rejuvenate it for good-as-new performance. [Read More]

Why We’re Going to #OptOutside on Black Friday

Outdoor Research Joins REI In Closing Nov. 27 [Read More]

What’s YOUR climbing style ... PNW? New England? Or Southeast?

Dissecting America's quirky climbers' habitats. [Read More]