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Don't hit the trail without considering these tips from a Pacific Northwesterner.

Climb Harder This Season

Sarah Hueniken's 5 tips for how to improve your lead head—and still have fun.

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Just four easy steps will gussy up your puffy—and help it last longer.

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Nik Berry on why he loves freeing big walls—and the need for nunchuk skills.

AMGA VIDEO: Rigging A Rappel

In Part 3 of our 12-part series, learn how to rig a safer rappel with these tips from an AMGA guide. [Read More]

The Jedi Mind Tricks of Climbing Back From an Accident

OR athlete Shingo Ohkawa finds a new way to balance after a head injury [Read More]

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Nik Berry free climbs a classic hard aid line in the Wind River Range. [Read More]

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In Part 2 of our 12-part series, AMGA instructor Margaret Wheeler demonstrates how to safely clean a top rope anchor. [Read More]

PHOTOS: Need A Training Peak For An International Trip? Try Mount Marcy

New York's high point, Mount Marcy can whip up full-on mountain conditions—a perfect East Coast training peak. [Read More]

VIDEO: How To Peel Out Of An Eddy

Once you've pulled your kayak over for a break, how do you get headed back downstream again? Paul Kuthe demonstrates. [Read More]

AMGA Video: How To Belay A Lead Climber

In Part 1 of our 12-part series with the AMGA, guide Jeff Ward explains how to belay a lead climber [Read More]

Growing Up As A Mom, A Human And A Climber

Beth Rodden shares her struggles—and the deep lessons—of climbing injuries, disappointments and hope. [Read More]

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