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So You Want to be a Mountaineer, Do You?

So You Want to be a Mountaineer, Do You?

Posted by Dan Goodman on 11th Apr 2019

That makes you, me, and anyone else who saw the Meru film. For better or for worse, not all of us can be Conrad Anker or Jimmy Chin and so have to start out with smaller, less committing objectiv … read more
10 Best Hikes in Southern California's Sun Valley

10 Best Hikes in Southern California's Sun Valley

Posted by Melody Yuan on 4th Apr 2019

Southern California doesn’t only boast sunny weather to make it a perfect destination. Couple sunshine with trails featuring some of the most comprehensive views of Los Angeles and you have a perf … read more
4 Rookie Mistakes Made by First-Time Backpackers

4 Rookie Mistakes Made by First-Time Backpackers

Posted by Marcus Woolf on 28th Mar 2019

“Where is it? It has to be here somewhere.”I was standing in a parking lot in Yellowstone National Park staring at a mess of gear strewn across the pavement.“Where’s the rainfly for the tent?”One … read more
How to Make Your Life Adventure Ready

How to Make Your Life Adventure Ready

Posted by Jen Rose Smith on 21st Mar 2019

Some epic adventures are worth quitting your life for. We're talking about the months-long bike tours, the overland trips, and the long distance backpacking trips. In between the epics, though, ar … read more