Climbing

Crag guides, the best climbing gear, and more inspiration to send

Q&A: Inside the First Ever Ski Descent of Pakistan's Great Trango Tower
Q&A: Everything It Took to Climb & Ski Pakistan's Great Trango Tower

A conversation with Christina Lustenberger, Jim Morrison, and Chantel Astorga on what it took to climb and ski the 20,623-foot tall Great Trango Tower

Rock Climbing in New York City: A Local’s Guide for All Climbers
A Local’s Guide to Rock Climbing in New York City: Outdoor Crags & Indoor Gyms

From Central Park classics to Brooklyn climbing gyms (and the Gunks), we break down all you need to know about climbing in America’s largest city

In New Stoner Collection Satisfy Brings Punk Rock Edge to Climbing Clothing
Satisfy's Stoner Collection Brings Punk Rock Edge to Climbing Clothing

After successfully bucking the mainstream in running, the Paris-based brand aims to prove technical climbing apparel need not be bland

What Is a Via Ferrata & the 11 Best Spots to Try It in the US
An Abridged Guide to the Via Ferrata & Where to Find a Course Near You

This fixed-route blend of rock climbing and hiking has origins in WWI and is experiencing a resurgence amongst adventurers of all ages

Inside Field Station, Moab's Newest Motel for Adventurers & Road Trippers
This New Hotel in Moab Sets the Stage for a Unique Stay in the Desert

From the minds of AutoCamp, the new basecamp near Arches & Canyonlands National Park offers guided tours, gear rentals, and Vanlife parking

Quincy Quarries: A Climber's Guide to Boston's Iconic Graffiti-Covered Crag
A Local's Guide to Quincy Quarries, Boston's Iconic Urban Climbing Destination

All you need to know about the 200-year-old granite mine that became an unexpected haven for both Northeast climbers and graffiti writers

Summit Journal's New Editor on Resurrecting the Fabled Climbing Print Mag
Summit Magazine, the Climbing World's Premier Publication, Is Back from the Dead

Editor Michael Levy discusses the legacy of Summit, which ran from 1955 to 1996, favorite archival stories, and why relaunch a print magazine in 2023

52 Rock Climbing Terms & Lingo Every Climber Should Know
50+ Rock Climbing Terms Every New Climber Should Know

All the beta you need to send your project and not bail at the crux, whether in the bouldering gym or at your local outdoor crag

Boston Rock Climbing Guide: The City's Best Outdoor Crags & Indoor Gyms
Everything You Need to Know About Rock Climbing In and Around Boston

With easy access to some of New England's iconic crags and a burgeoning gym scene, it's not so bad to be a climber in Beantown

The 10 Best Recovery Slides and Shoes for Men & Women
The 10 Best Recovery Slides & Shoes High in Style & Comfort

Comfort is king with these design-driven slides made specifically to stimulate muscle recovery and thwart fatigue after a hard day on your feet

Nocs Provisions Field Issue Binoculars Make the Case for Owning Binocs
These New Binoculars Are the Unlikely Gear Upgrade Your Summer Adventures Need

The combo of a lightweight form factor and heavyweight optics make these midsize binoculars perfect for camping, climbing, road trips, and more

The 13 Best Design-Driven Adventure Travel Pants for Any Trip
The 13 Best Design-Driven Adventure Travel Pants for Any Trip

The best breeches for everything from a hut-to-hut mountain adventure to a multi-day foreign city food tour

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