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October 1, 2019

12: Life, Interrupted

Life is full of interruptions we’re rarely ready for, so the more doctors …
September 1, 2019

11: A Woman Knows Her Place

Women are a lot of things. We’re complex, we’re coffee-fueled, we smell good—sometimes …
August 18, 2019

Mini-Episode 7: The Moral of the Story

It’s Still (Mostly) Not a Climbing Podcast. We took the summer off to …
August 9, 2019

Our Favorite Festivals this Fall

A group of tents sits in front of a group of pine trees, the sun shining through.

With a world of festivals at your fingertips, you have everything from classic summer camp games to rugged bouldering sessions to pick from. We’ve rounded up our favorite outdoorsy parties for this fall, so choosing is a little easier. Whether you’re interested in deepening your yoga practice or dancing ’til your feet are sore, there’s […]

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July 30, 2019

Mini-Episode 7: The Moral of the Story

It’s Still (Mostly) Not a Climbing Podcast. We took the summer off to …
June 25, 2019

“It’s Flat” and Other Nonsense We’ve Told Newbies

Two people sit on the ground, a huge snowy mountain is behind them.

“It’s the desert,” I told my partner a few weeks ago, exasperated. “It’s totally flat.” Their eyes rolled back in their head so far I almost didn’t think they’d come back again. “I’ve heard that before,” they sighed. I wanted to protest, but thinking back, I could see that they were right. I’ve both cycled […]

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June 11, 2019

How to Travel Through the Desert Like a Pro

Tarp tent set up in the desert, short rocky mountains behind.

The desert creates a sense of awe with its gravity-defying rock formations, ancient cultural artifacts and endless expanse of life living on the edge. However, the desert can also be an unforgiving place. Many uninitiated visitors find themselves in a hostile environment caked in dust and dirt, and filled with challenge. I sat down with […]

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May 15, 2019

10. I’ll Spare You the Platitudes

Corey’s dad introduced him to climbing and the outdoors. In 2010, Corey’s dad …
April 15, 2019

9: Shit in the Woods

The thing you should know about eating disorders is that they don’t really …