American Alpine Institute - Climbing Blog: Cleaning an Anchor and Setting Up a Rappel

American Alpine Institute – Climbing Blog: Cleaning an Anchor and Setting Up a Rappel

We have a few different videos on this blog that deal with cleaning an anchor and rigging a rappel. But this video, from Red Rock Rendezvous and featuring AAI Guide Doug Foust, is incredibly good. It is a very...
Pequeno Alpamayo Summits (Fabricio Gomez)

Bolivia Team on the move to Huayna Potosi

July 27, 2021 Pequeno Alpamayo Summits (Fabricio Gomez) Happy climbing in Bolivia (Adam Clark) We are just off the phone with IMG Senior Guide Adam Clark and Fabricio Gomez in Bolivia.  They managed to get a few photos out on their way...
Huff, Puff, Suffer: Hear The North Face Athletes in Action With Sonos ‘Soundscapes’

Huff, Puff, Suffer: Hear The North Face Athletes in Action With Sonos ‘Soundscapes’

Home » News » Huff, Puff, Suffer: Hear The North Face Athletes in Action With Sonos ‘Soundscapes’ Sonos and The North Face have teamed up for a new way to ‘Never Stop Exploring’ from home. Launched today, The North Face and...
la sportiva and trad gear

Ultimate Guide to Trad Climbing

Traditional climbing, or trad climbing, as it has come to be known, is effectively the oldest form of competitive climbing, which began to separate from the emerging sports climbing scene sometime in the 80s. While there are several different...
April Update | ClimbNow

April Update | ClimbNow

Well since I last posted in March there have been significant changes in legislation and guidance around Covid-19 restrictions. The month started with still staying local, keeping skills and fitness up to date and limited outdoor work opportunities. We’re...
American Alpine Institute - Climbing Blog: Funny Climbing Quotes

American Alpine Institute – Climbing Blog: Funny Climbing Quotes

Climbing is a sport rife with literary characters who have said some very funny things. With the help of this website, I was able to come up with a nice list of quotes. Here are some great...
Aymara King and Queen Welcoming to Lake Titicaca (Adam Clark)

A great day to visit Sun Island

July 22, 2021 Aymara King and Queen Welcoming to Lake Titicaca (Adam Clark) 2021 Team with Moon Island and Copacabana in the background (Adam Clark) IMG Senior Guide Adam Clark checked in with some great photos of the day yesterday.  The team...
RMI teams breaking trail above Disappointment Cleaver. Photo: Andy Bond

Mt. Rainier: Early Morning Summit!

The Mt. Rainier Climb, led by RMI Guides Mike King and Taylor Bickford, were on the summit at 4:20 am!
Shoe Savings: 25% or More Off at KEEN’s Summer Sale

Shoe Savings: 25% or More Off at KEEN’s Summer Sale

July 16, 2021 | By Ilana Newman Support us! GearJunkie may earn a small commission from affiliate links in this article. Learn more. Home » Deals » Shoe Savings: 25% or More Off at KEEN’s Summer Sale KEEN is one...

Top 6 Best Climbing Knife

A rock climbing knife is an essential for every outdoor climber. And no! The primary reason for carrying one isn’t to cut your partner loose should you face a Touching the Void moment! A more common scenario is to clear...
May Update | ClimbNow

May Update | ClimbNow

May has seen a lot of changes, both in weather conditions and Covid restrictions and guidance. The month started with winter still being very present in the Scottish hills, which allowed us to get a couple of last wintery...
American Alpine Institute - Climbing Blog: Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad

American Alpine Institute – Climbing Blog: Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad

--A 9-year old boy was struck by rockfall at Index on Sunday. It appears that the boy was playing at the base of The Country when the rock hit him. The boy is in critical condition and there's a...
Mt Elbrus from across the Baksan Valley (Eric Simonson)

Elbrus in September | IMG blog

Jul 14, 2021 Mt Elbrus from across the Baksan Valley (Eric Simonson) We still have a few spaces left on the Elbrus Trip this September.  If you would like to join IMG in Russia, we will need to move quickly so...
Sunrise on Mt. Rainier. RMI Photo Collection

Mt. Rainier: July 9th Teams Summit!

Clear skies and light winds greeted the Four Day Team on the summit of Mt. Rainier. RMI Guides Jess Matthews called in to let us know the team reached to summit at 6:05 am.
Most Awarded SUV of All Time Goes Hybrid: Jeep Teases ‘Electrified’ 2022 Grand Cherokee

Most Awarded SUV of All Time Goes Hybrid: Jeep Teases ‘Electrified’ 2022 Grand Cherokee

Home » News » Most Awarded SUV of All Time Goes Hybrid: Jeep Teases ‘Electrified’ 2022 Grand Cherokee If it sticks the landing, the hybrid 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe could be the linchpin in Jeep’s ambitious zero-emissions agenda.  The Jeep...
7 Best Outdoor Rock-Climbing & Recreation Spots in Croatia

7 Best Outdoor Rock-Climbing & Recreation Spots in Croatia

Croatia is a beautiful Central European and Mediterranean country, and it has breathtaking views, nature, greenery, and – great outdoor rock-climbing spots! Some of them certainly stand out and they are spread along the Croatian coast. Due to that,...
Local Crags | ClimbNow

Local Crags | ClimbNow

The start of June has seen us mostly at local crags either with clients; personal climbing or delivering Rock Climbing Instructor training.
American Alpine Institute - Climbing Blog: Lightning Hazard in the Mountains

American Alpine Institute – Climbing Blog: Lightning Hazard in the Mountains

I remember it like yesterday. I was in Bolivia, on the top of a mountain. My helmet was buzzing and sparks were jumping off my ice screws.I was in the middle of a major lightning storm, at 17,000-feet.We survived...
Rainier Climbing Team On Top

Rainier Climbing Team On Top

Climbers depart the Columbia Crest, the true summit of Mt Rainier (Photo by Justin Merle.) Our Rainier climbing teams were able to summit over the weekend with one team lead by Timm Phillips summiting on Thursday and one team led...
Sunrise on the crater of Mt. Rainier. RMI Photo Collection

Mt. Rainier: July 3rd Summit!

The Four Day Climb of Mt. Rainier reached the summit of Mt. Rainier at 5:30 am this morning.

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