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Have You Been Newfin’ized Yet?

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Bayard Russell

Bayard Russell discovers Newfoundland's deep hospitality—and icy first ascents.

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How To Keep Your Head Above Snow

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Freddy Grossniklaus

Avi safety tips from an IFMGA mountain guide and AIARE levels 1-3 avalanche instructor.

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Ten Great Days Climbing Pico de Orizaba, the Highest Mountain in Mexico

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Ellis Bennett

Outdoor Research Employee Ellis Bennett packs an epic international adventure into a single week away from the office.

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Video: The Shadow Campaign || Sun Dog

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

The windswept landscape of the Andes becomes a backdrop for the pure joy of two mountain souls sharing a day in the wild.

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Early Season Ice Climbing Tips

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Bayard Russell

To get back into the swing of things, foget the swing—focus on the kick.

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On Sucking

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Dave McAllister

A climber's hilarious eternal cycle of failing and progressing, in three acts.

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Baby Makes Three Dirtbags: A Family Climbing Trip, Part 4 of 4

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Jessica Baker

A baby on board brings a fresh view of J-Tree's special landscape and classic climbing.

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15 Outdoorsy Ways To Tell Him He’s Not The One

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Hilary Oliver

Need to break it off with a ski bum or dirtbag climber? Here are a few choice ways to let him know.

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Is “Light” Really “Right” When It Comes To Avi Rescue Gear?

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Adam George

Would your avalanche gear stand the test that you hope it never has to?

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In Praise Of Bad Ideas

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Jeff Bartlett

Sometimes, more pain equals more fun.

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Aberration

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Sean Leslie

A short film exploring friendship, and the confluence of art and adventure

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Designed By Adventure: The Rando Cap and Frostline Hat

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

Warm, weather-resistant and highly functional winter hats built for cold and inclement conditons

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Photos: Shredding Revelstoke

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

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Garrett Grove captures Revelstoke's big lines and cozy Tiny House evenings.

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Video: The Pillow Line Of Your Dreams

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Neil Provo

Neil Provo takes advantage of perfect B.C. conditions to hike, and then snowboard, the killer line he'd been eyeing.

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5 Ways To Progress Past Beginning Ice Climbing

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Margo Talbot

If you're falling in love with swinging ice tools, here are a few tips for sending harder, faster.

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5 Reasons You Need To Ski The Pacific Northwest

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Tom Murphy

The insider's view of why pow in the Pacific Northwest is the best.

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The To-Die-For Swiss To-Do List

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

Dan and Janine Patitucci's insiders' guide to the best mountain adventures in Switzerland.

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Baby Makes Three Dirtbags: A Family Climbing Trip, Part 3 of 4

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Jessica Baker

Discovering the perfect sandstone boulders and super tall gym routes of the Southeast.

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How To Ski With Kids

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Stephen Mead

Notes from the first year of skiing with the grom.

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Beth Rodden’s Return To Climbing

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Beth Rodden

Learning to be flexible with what motherhood brings, Beth Rodden starts to travel and climb again.

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Baby Makes Three Dirtbags: A Family Climbing Trip, Part 2 of 4

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Jessica Baker

Finding bouldering and single-pitch satisfaction with baby in tow in the Eastern Sierra.

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Scary-Beautiful Video: Riding Supercanaleta

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Dorian Densmore

Big mountains mean big lines on Argentina's Cerro Arribas.

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Photos: Iceland By Fatbike

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Chris Reichel

A hurricane, a volcano and sick singletrack in one bike tour? Chris Reichel discovers Iceland.

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Designed By Adventure: The White Room Jacket and Pants

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

Professional Level Waterproof, Breathable GORE-TEX® Big Mountain Ski Jacket and Pants

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Designed By Adventure: The Trickshot Jacket and Pants

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

Big Mountain Ski Jacket and Pants built with waterproof, breathable Pertex® Shield+ Soft Shell fabric

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Guide Secrets: 5 Items You Need For Life On The Road

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Stacee Johnson

When constant travel is getting you down, it's the simple things that keep it livable.

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5 Fun Facts About Backcountry Snowboarding

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Neil Provo

A people's history of backcountry snowboarding.

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How To Beat Imposter Syndrome On The Slopes

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Hilary Oliver

Are women more likely to feel like they don't belong at the top?

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Designed By Adventure: The Women’s Revelation Jacket and Pants

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

Waterproof, breathable, durable and the newest additions to our collection of apparel designed by women, for women.

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Beth Rodden On A Mother’s Baby Steps

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Beth Rodden

Recovering from pregnancy, Beth Rodden learns it takes little steps to move toward where she wants to be.

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What It Really Takes to Write A Climbing Guidebook

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Chris Kalman

Think writing the new Index guidebook is just climbing and shooting photos? Think 'shwacking, scrubbing, drilling and more.

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Coming Down From The Olympics

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Gordon McArthur

Gordon McArthur learns how to be in the moment both in comps and at home.

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Employee Favorites: Mountain Life shirts, pants, jackets hats and gloves

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

OR employees head to our neighborhood watering hole to talk favorite activities, après drinks and Mountain Life styles.

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Baby Makes Three Dirtbags: A Family Climbing Trip, Part 1 of 4

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Jessica Baker

What do guides do in the off season? Head to the Sierras for some fall rock climbing, with baby in tow.

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Designed By Adventure: ALTIHeat Heated Gloves

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

ALTIHeat™ heated glove technology uses a rechargeable battery-powered heating system to keep hands warm while skiing & climbing.

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Designed By Adventure: The Splitter Crack Climbing Gloves

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

A quick-and-easy, cost-effective, high-performance, low-environmental-impact alternative to old-fashioned tape gloves.

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Photos: Skiing The Cascades

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

Itching for some ski mountaineering? Check these stoke-worthy shots of Martin Volken in the North Cascades.

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WWA’s Top 10 Ski Films Of All Time

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

Get psyched for the ski season with Winter Wildlands Alliance's favorite flicks.

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A Father-Son Skiing Love Story

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Christian Gennerman

How skiing helped one dad move through grief and build bonds with his young boy.

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Making The Second Ascent Of The House-Anderson Line On Mount Alberta

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Will Sim

Will Sim and Nick Bullock climb Steve House and Vince Anderson's north face route in the Canadian Rockies.

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Meet OR Nonprofit Partner: Winter Wildlands Alliance

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

Outdoor Research is proud to team up with WWA to support the human-powered snow sports experience on public lands.

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Video: Big-time Ski Mountaineering In Argentina

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Dorian Densmore

Watch Dorian Densmore slice up a couloir in Guadalajara, Malargue.

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First Ascents And The Climbing Ethics Peanut Gallery

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Jason Nelson

Is ‘good style’ worth risking your neck for?

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How To Pack For Shoulder Season Paddling

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Tom Murphy

If you pack the right stuff, the in-between days before snow flies can be some of the best days on the water.

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Ice Fest: A Holiday You Should Be Celebrating

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Bayard Russell

Why the Mount Washington Valley Ice Fest should be on your calendar this winter.

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A New Wasatch Linkup: The CURL

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Jason Dorais

Jason Dorais links up Big Cottonwood Canyon's peaks for a "smaller, less classic" WURL.

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The Complete Life

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

Life is an adventure made up of family, career and community, and outdoor adventure is an essential component.

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Is It Snowing Where You Are?

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Dorian Densmore

Here's a little backcountry ski edit from Dorian Densmore to whet your appetite.

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Q&A: Adventure Photographers Dan And Janine Patitucci

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

What makes a great photo? And what's it like to shoot high-caliber climbers? The Patituccis have it dialed.

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The Shadow Campaign

Thursday, Jan 01, 1970

By Outdoor Research

Watch the powdery trailer for our latest ski series.

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