Every year the BANFF Mountain Film Festival (@BanffMtnFest) selects a set of great films for a world wide tour. One of the stars of the 2014 tour was this winning documentary on the beginning of counter culture climbing in the Yosemite Valley.
I do not know about you but when I am climbing the last thing I want to worry about is wrecking my iPhone. I go to great lengths to keep it safe. AppleCare+ is a great service but unless there is an Apple Store in your local crag, you’re going to be out of luck if you drop your iPhone taking top-out anchor selfies. That is why I prefer to protect it as a first line of defense and why the only case that I trust up there is thefor three reasons.
One of the most intimidating things about climbing is route setting. I am a novice climber (okay, beginner) but I know that at some point I am going to get to the level of setting a route. Though the topic of finding, rating, and collaborating on the location of a route is a topic for future posts, I have been learning about some of the hardware and wanted to share it with you.
Lately I’ve had the urge to do some extra camping to stay closer to a climbing site to decrease travel time. The only problem was that I was completely un-prepared to prepare a camp meal. Cooking a decent meal can be very time-consuming compared to preparing a meal at home. This is no longer an issue with the Read more.