Does 3D Printing Have Potential for Climbing Gear?

When you’re hanging off a cliff hundreds of feet in the air, you can’t worry about the quality of your equipment. You need to devote 100% of your focus to your next hand placement and finding the perfect toehold. Many climbers stick to the tried-and-true...

How to Camp With Your Dog: 5 Need-to-Know Tips

Are you and your four-legged friend inseparable? Dogs bring so much joy to everyday life, it’s only natural you’d never want to part. You may want to take your companion everywhere you go. If that includes camping, you need to take proactive measures to protect your...

What to Take on a Winter Climb: a 7-Point Checklist

You’re about to embark on an exciting expedition. Before you, a wintry mountain marked with obstacles, unseen perils and dangers. With ice and snow (and God forbid, freezing rain), you need to keep your wits about you. Unless you’ve gone climbing many times...

3 Ways a Compass Can Fail (and 3 Apps That Won’t)

When you brave the great outdoors, you rely on your gear to get you back home. A quality compass is an absolute must if you enjoy the thrill of true survivalism – navigating the wilderness for days at a time. That said, even the best tools are prone to error. So how...

10-Point Checklist For Living Off The Grid

Are you ready to go off the grid? It’s a rewarding lifestyle, but only if you’re willing to work for it. Follow the 10-point checklist below to see if you have what it takes to survive. 1. Access to Adequate Land To live outside society, you’ll need...

The 12 Most Influential Explorers of the 20th Century

Today’s explorers have to go to great lengths to uncover anything genuinely new. The deepest corners of the ocean and the farthest reaches of space are two of the last true frontiers. That’s because a generation of remarkable people led us to map and...