Hilary Oliver

  1. Zack Giffin on Why He Doesn’t Place His Self-Esteem in His Pro Skiing Career

    Zack Giffin on Why He Doesn’t Place His Self-Esteem in His Pro Skiing Career

    Honing a craft and learning patience have given him more, he says, and he sees that same motivation in young skier Micah Evangelista, too.

    When Zack Giffin picked up to move to Mount Baker at 23, he was clear-eyed and purposeful—anything but a drifting ski bum. A deep personal loss had given him a push to remove the barriers between himself and the life he dreamed of.

    “I’d

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  2. 3 Myths Keeping People from Their Adventure Dreams

    3 Myths Keeping People from Their Adventure Dreams

    Sam Ortiz breaks down the self-talk that can hold us back.

    When Sam Ortiz talks about how much she loves hiking or climbing, her enthusiasm bubbles over like a waterfall, threatening to make anyone else around excited about outdoor adventures, too. It hasn’t always been like that, though—there

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  3. How Bibliographie Made Sean Bailey Rethink His Projecting Strategy

    Sean Bailey on Bibliographie.

    Up against the toughest route he'd ever tried, Sean Bailey found what had always worked before might not get him to the top this time. 

    The clock was ticking when Sean Bailey started working out the moves on Bibliographie—one of the hardest sport routes in the world—in Céüse, France. Following a World Cup competition, he had about eight weeks before his visa expired.

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  4. What To Wear Indoor Rock Climbing

    What To Wear Indoor Rock Climbing

    Heading to a climbing gym? We’ve got something to tell you first.

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  5. How To Build A Beginner Backpacking Kit

    How To Build A Beginner Backpacking Kit
    What to rent, borrow or buy for your first backpacking trip.
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  6. How To Convert Your Anti-Bouldering Parents

    Laura and Quinn doing The Stick Game. Doing routes on the fly by pointing out the next hold.

    It took a pandemic lockdown, but Quinn Mason turned her old-school parents on to bouldering in a big way.

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  7. Escaladora: When A Climb Is A Prayer

    Escaladora: When A Climb Is A Prayer

    Sunglasses, hood and helmet sheltered Monserrat Alvarez Matehuala from the cold sun above 17,000 feet—but underneath all that, lots was happening. On top of Iztaccihuatl, Mexico’s third highest peak, emotions were strong.

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  8. Why Outdoor Gear Is The Best Graduation Gift—And What To Choose

    Why Outdoor Gear Is The Best Graduation Gift—And What To Choose

    What better present is there than freedom in the outdoors? Here are our top picks.

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  9. 3 Ways To Make This Winter Suck Less

    Two young people wearing face masks look out over a scenic vista.

    Feeling like all the days are running together? Looking for connection or a sense of purpose? Start here.

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  10. How To Pack For A Rainy Trip

    How To Pack For A Rainy Trip

    There’s more to it than choosing the right jacket—here are 8 tips for traveling when it’s rainy.

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  11. Make Your Car The Ultimate Warming Hut This Season

    Make Your Car The Ultimate Warming Hut This Season

    Ski lodge closed? No problem, with these tips from tiny house guru Zack Giffin.

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  12. Develop A “Positive Wintertime Mindset” This Year

    Develop A “Positive Wintertime Mindset” This Year

    Call it Norwegian “friluftsliv,” or call it stoicism—just get outside.

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