mountaineering

January 8, 2019

Gear Review: Misty Mountain Silhouette Harness

Hark! A harness with women-specific versatility? Sign me up. The Misty Mountain Silhouette …
December 24, 2018

Stop Downgrading Yourself

I had sent my first sport climb 12b/c in Ten Sleep, Wyoming last …
December 15, 2018

5: Hold Fast

There’s a remarkable beauty of relative perspective. I mean, it’s kind of amazing …
December 14, 2018

Meet the First Openly Gay Woman to Complete the Seven Summits

On June 23, 2018 Silvia Vasquez-Lavado, age 43, stood on the summit of Denali, the highest mountain in North America. She was the first openly gay woman to complete the Seven Summits, a challenge to climb the highest mountain on each continent. Her first words atop the peak, captured via video, were “Nature doesn’t discriminate. […]

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December 13, 2018

Gear Review: Deuter SL Line

I couldn’t be more excited that Deuter has a women-specific line of backpacks. …
November 27, 2018

I Got 99 Problems and a Bitch is One

I started seeing it sometime last year and it got a small chuckle …
November 15, 2018

4: All This Death

Do you have a best friend? Like, a best best friend, as in …
November 13, 2018

Gear Review: Evo Hemp Hearts

“What the heck is hemp, anyway?” I asked. This has always been an …
October 30, 2018

In Defense of the Weekend Warrior

Optimizing the weekend for a typical weekend warrior can be a little tricky. …