Tag mountaineering

10 Basic Rules For Adventure

Earlier this year, my book The Great Outdoors: A User’s Guide came out, representing about 12 years’ worth of poking…

The Value Of Just Going

Last Saturday afternoon, I was about to nod off in the passenger seat of my friend Mitsu’s car while we…

19 More Facts About Mt. Everest

Hey, it’s Everest season again. In case you aren’t yet properly psyched for mountain climbing coverage, here are some more…

Big Shout Out To Rocks

It is a fact that if you are reading this, there is a 75 percent chance you have touched at…

What’s The Best Rain Jacket?

When you’re buying a rain jacket, you probably have lots of questions, none of which really matter besides “Which rain…

Dads And Dreams

My dad told me the other day he’d won a three-day Harley rental at a raffle. I said Dad, I…

Is Mountaineering Sexy?

I think there’s nothing that feels more rad than picking your way up a ridgeline, trailing a rope, pulling your…

Moms Who Crush

I showed up to meet my friend Becca at the bouldering gym in Seattle on a Monday afternoon. When we…

In Defense Of Denver

A handful of Saturday mornings, I have driven out of Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood juggling a bowl of granola on…