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Everything You Need to Climb a Mountain

Everything You Need to Climb a Mountain

SO YOU WANT TO CLIMB MT RAINIER?

Mount Rainier is a unique mountain within the contiguous United States. No other mountain is as extensively glaciated or has as much prominence. The scale and character of Mt. Rainier is more akin to an Alaskan or Andean peak. The highest trailhead requires the climber to gain 9,000 feet of elevation to reach the summit, as much as from Everest ABC to its summit. 

The Trailblazers Load Out

The Trailblazers Load Out

Triple canopy jungle is one of the most dangerous places on earth.

I wanted to be prepared for anything when I lead my Trailblazers team on our first expedition. I spent weeks packing. These are the items I took with me on my journey.

 

Winter Survival Guide

Winter Survival Guide

Everything You Need to Know to Survive in Cold Weather

For a lot of people, when they think of “survival,” they think of activities we typically associate with warm weather — camping, fishing, hiking, and the list goes on. Truth be told, most of us are more comfortable in warmer weather, so it’s not surprising that we tend to practice and hone our survival skills during the summer months. This can be a dangerous and even deadly mistake, however, when you are faced with an emergency situation in the winter and find that you haven’t adequately prepared.