Emilie Drinkwater

  1. One Way We Can Help Women In Afghanistan

    A climber stands with a flag on top of a peak in Afghanistan.

    Remembering climbing with women in Afghanistan—and looking for ways to help them now.

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  2. Breaking Up (With a Mountain Range) Is Hard to Do

    Breaking Up (With a Mountain Range) Is Hard to Do
    A Dear John letter mountain lovers will understand.
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  3. I Used To Hate Ice Climbing

    I Used To Hate Ice Climbing
    A mountain guide recovers from a cringe-worthy first time, to realize ice climbing is super fulfilling.
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  4. When Mountain Guiding Is Not The Best

    When Mountain Guiding Is Not The Best
    Ever envied the life of a mountain guide? Read this.
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  5. Are You The Worst Guide Client Ever?

    Are You The Worst Guide Client Ever?
    Have the best day out—and help your mountain guide love you—with these tips.
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  6. Already Ready To Ditch Your New Year's Resolutions? Try This.

    Already Ready To Ditch Your New Year's Resolutions? Try This.
    Mountain guide Emilie Drinkwater swears by goals instead of resolutions—and this year, that means winter climbing in Scotland.
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  7. Six Things I Learned Leading Women To Climb In Afghanistan

    Six Things I Learned Leading Women To Climb In Afghanistan
    Emilie Drinkwater led a team of Afghan women to two first ascents last year—and learned a thing or two most Americans miss.
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  8. Expedition Afghanistan

    Expedition Afghanistan
    Emilie Drinkwater leads a team of Afghan women to two first ascents unlike any others she's ever done.
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  9. How To Not Lose Things—And Avoid Overweight Fees—When Packing For A Ski Trip

    How To Not Lose Things—And Avoid Overweight Fees—When Packing For A Ski Trip
    Skis, climbing gear and camping stuff can add up to one giant mess. Here's how to keep it neat—and avoid $800 in excess fees.
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  10. Are you a junk show?

    Are you a junk show?
    How to pack your pack so you look dialed and (maybe) climb harder.
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  11. 5 Less Extreme—But Super Rad—Things To Do In Chamonix

    5 Less Extreme—But Super Rad—Things To Do In Chamonix
    Not Ueli Steck? No Problem. These moderate days of climbing and skiing will still blow your mind.
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  12. 6 Stay-Warm Secrets For Women Ice Climbers

    6 Stay-Warm Secrets For Women Ice Climbers
    Don't let the chill come between you and climbing your best with OR athlete Emilie Drinkwater's tips for staying warm.
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