Alpine & Ice Climbing

Sarah Hueniken's 5 tips for how to improve your lead head—and still have fun.

Meet Joachim. He Grew Up In East Germany. He’ll Change The Way You Think About Mountains.

IFMGA guide Martin Volken meets a man who makes him realize he had too many blessings—and not enough appreciation. [Read More]

How To Remember Everything: An Exhaustive Alaska Expedition Packing List

Forgetting something is not an option when you'll be dropped off on a glacier by a bush plane. Here's how to nail your packing. [Read More]

Outdoor Research Helps Support Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts

Learn more about how we're supporting the relief efforts [Read More]

Jedi Mind Tricks

OR athlete Shingo Ohkawa finds a new way to balance after a head injury [Read More]

PHOTOS: Need A Training Peak For An International Trip? Try Mount Marcy

New York's high point, Mount Marcy can whip up full-on mountain conditions—a perfect East Coast training peak. [Read More]

OR’s Best Of Instagram: Ice And Mixed Climbing With Sarah Hueniken

Whether she's guiding clients in the Ghost or sending Kilimanjaro's last glaciers, you should be watching. [Read More]

How To Not Lose Things—And Avoid Overweight Fees—When Packing For A Ski Trip

Skis, climbing gear and camping stuff can add up to one giant mess. Here's how to keep it neat—and avoid $800 in excess fees. [Read More]

Nophobia: A Tale Of The Head Game Of Sticking With A Goal

Sometimes just sticking with a goal takes as much psychological fortitude as the actual climbing. [Read More]