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Taking Care of Your Life Line

Your climbing rope is your life line. You trust it with your life, so understanding your equipment is paramount. These steps will help you take care of your rope and make sure you get the most life out of it. Keep your rope clean When dirt gets into your rope it can...

How to Properly Package your Skis for Shipment

Whether you’re traveling to Utah to ski the greatest snow on earth or have just sold a pair of your old skis on GearTrade, you’ll need to know how to properly ship them. Below, we go over the basics, so your skis arrive safely at their destination.   Here’s what...

How to size your next bike

No matter what kind of bike you’re looking to get, the first step is measuring your inseam. First, take off your shoes and place a book between your legs and up against your crotch.  Then take a measurement from the floor to your crotch.  Then use that inseam...
Cleaning your Bike

Cleaning your Bike

Regardless of what you put your bike through, whether it be a casual neighborhood ride or a long day of muddy single track, your bike will always have some sort of grime or buildup on it. To keep everything working properly, cleaning it regularly is a must. Cleaning...
How to build a Campfire

How to build a Campfire

Whether you’re building a campfire for cooking or trying to stay warm on a chilly night we’re going to cover the key steps for building a successful campfire. Finding or Building a Fire Ring When at a public campground make sure you only use the designated fire pits,...
Winter layering guide

Winter layering guide

Layering is one of the best ways to maximize your warmth and comfort while outdoors. It allows you to make quick adjustments based on the weather and your current outdoor activity. Each layer will provide its own function in keeping you warm. Base Layer: Moisture...