Adventure Stories: Climbing One Peak Per Week in Summer 2023
Greg set out to climb at least one a peak a week during summer 2023. Here are all 16 unique peaks (for a total of 19 summits) that he climbed, with thoughts on each one.
Adventure Stories: An Epic Overnight in the Ice Lake Basin
Combining a popular day hike to Ice Lake Basin with a technical scramble to the summit of 13,780-foot Golden Horn for a fantastic overnight in the San Juans.
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro: The Most Accessible of the 'Seven Summits'
Everything you need to know to climb Africa’s highest mountain and experience its unique climatic zones.
Peak of the Week: Mera Peak, Nepal
Nepal's Mera Peak is ringed by 5 of the 6 tallest mountains in the world—the view is breathtaking! The climb to the top might be long and brutal, but it's not technically challenging.
Nadine Wallner: Scaling the Heights
At every turn, professional skier and mountain guide Nadine Wallner has turned obstacles into achievements. Here’s how she does it.
When Mountaineering Goes Wrong: Unplanned Bivouacs
If you climb enough mountains, eventually you'll get stuck on the mountainside through the night at least once. So how do you deal with this "benightment?" Charlie has the answers.
Five Key Traits Every Mountain Climber Must Possess
All mountaineers are different, but there are some traits which unite them. In this article we’ll study five attributes that all aspiring climbers should try to develop.
Learning to Climb Mountains in America's PNW: 6 Recommended Summits
If you're looking to take the leap into mountaineering, here are six great summits in America's Pacific Northwest to get started on.
Assessing Risk on Engineer Mountain
Climbing mountains requires you to constantly assess the risk of any given route or situation. In this article, Greg examines his decision making on a climb up Engineer Mountain.
Peak of the Week: Mount Begbie
Even though Mount Begbie is the most formidable mountain peak towering above the town of Revelstoke, BC, it's actually quite an achievable mountaineering objective.
Jack Kuenzle: A New Denali Fastest Known Time
Jack Kuenzle has forged a formidable reputation in the FKT community, and one that was enhanced by his recent attempt on Denali.
How Not to Prepare for a Peak Climb: Illustrated by Spencer Peak and Sultan Mountain
A conversation at the trailhead for Sultan Mountain illustrates how NOT to prepare to climb an obscure peak deep in the San Juan Mountains.