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Things Climbers Say

Things Climbers Say

Have you ever been confused by all the different terms and phrases that climbers use? Here’s a glossary to keep you in the know. If you have any questions or phrases you would like to add, jump in and share in the comments section.   Rock Climbing Glossary Abseil...
Climbing 101

Climbing 101

If you’re looking for a great way to get outdoors, get exercise, and get a healthy dose of adrenaline then rock climbing may be the sport for you. Although you may see a fair amount of daredevils on Youtube, thousands of averages Joes enjoy this sport every day....
First-Aid Kit Basics

First-Aid Kit Basics

Whether you’re out in the middle of nowhere or you’re out for a quick day hike, a good first aid kit is important to have.  Here are some of the basic items you need to build your own first aid kit.   Dressings and Bandages Band-Aids of various shapes and sizes...
Things Snowboarders Say

Things Snowboarders Say

Have you ever been confused by all the different terms and phrases Snowboarders use? Here’s a glossary to keep you ahead of the Curve. If you have any questions or phrases you would like to add, jump in and share in the comments section.   Glossary Air: Any jump or...
Mountain Biking 101

Mountain Biking 101

Mountain Biking is a great way to get outside, get exercise, and connect with nature. The most common myth is the requirement of “mountains”. Trails vary from mellow dirt roads, winding single-track, to lift accessed mountain bike parks, so there are trails for...
Goggle Buyers Guide

Goggle Buyers Guide

At high altitudes, the atmosphere is thinner and filters less ultraviolet (UV) rays. The sun’s reflection on snow thus becomes brighter and more intense. Wind and snow are also factors as it can make your eyes tear and blur your vision. Ski and snowboard goggles...

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...
Backpacking Checklist

Backpacking Checklist

  Backpacking Gear Checklist Personal Gear Backpack  (How To Choose a Backpack?) 2-3 Upper body layers 1 Windproof waterproof jacket 2 Lower body layers 1 Windproof waterproof shell pant Sun Hat Warm Hat Light Gloves 3 Pairs of Socks Sleeping Bag  (How To Choose...

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