Shelby Carpenter

Lead Rock Climbing

Gear Up for Lead Climbing Outdoors

One of the most intimidating things about starting to lead outside is all of the gear involved. There are a lot of systems to learn and a lot of gear needed to ... Read More...
top rope climbing

Rock Climbing Outdoors, Step by Step

At a certain point, climbing indoors can cease to hold the same thrill that it used to. As you pull down on plastic holds, you may find yourself yearning to fee... Read More...
Indoor Climbing

Rock Climbing Indoors, Step by Step

Many climbers today get their start at indoor climbing gyms. Available almost everywhere across the country, gyms let you explore the sport of climbing in a com... Read More...

Gear Review: Mammut Tatoosh Jacket

I was at 5,900 feet on Mount Baker in the Cascade Range of Washington State when dark storm clouds started to churn overhead. We had just three days to climb... Read More...
Camping

Camping Tips: How to Sleep Warm

There’s nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night shivering. Night should be your time to rest and recharge for the next day of adventures, but... Read More...