Climbing
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Three Peaks Challenge: Climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in a Day

Every year thousands of people participate in a challenge unfathomable to many. Teams most often hoping to raise cash for charity climb, not one, not two, but ...

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Shorter Rock Climbers Can Learn How to Extend Climbing Reach

If you're a shorter-than-average rock climber or you have a negative ape index – or both – you can develop some specific climbing techniques and strengths to ...

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Best Climbing Plants for Autumn Foliage: Why Leaves Change Color

What the autumn garden lacks in flower color is made up for with fiery leaf shades initially on the plants then by carpeting the earth beneath in a dazzling ...

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Where to Find Biodegradable Soap: For Eco-Friendly Camping, Hiking, and Backpacking

Campers, hikers, and backpackers love being out in nature. It's good to keep one's environmental impact low when out in the woods, in the mountains, or on the ...

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Personal Locator Beacons and Their Use: What They Are, How to Use Them, and When to Use Them

Lately, there has been a lot of discussion about personal locator beacons in the news. What exactly are these devices for, and how can they be effectively ...

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Climbing Ideas for Rainy Days: Tip for Rock Climbers Looking for Gear and Beta Online

So it is supposed to be a nice, fall day. All of the gear is packed in the car, ready to go, and the schedule has been cleared so that the whole day is ...

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Rock Climbing at Donner Summit

Many rock climbers know about the easily accessed, high-quality granite routes found along Old Highway 40 on the Western end of Truckee, collectively known as ...

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Beginner Rock Climbing in Squamish, B.C. Best Crags for the Novice Climber Near Vancouver, Canada

Squamish, British Columbia (B.C.), dubbed “The Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada”, is a world-class rock climbing destination with the granite monolith, ...

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Things to Do in Oregon: Smith Rock State Park

Sparrows and golden eagles dip and soar around the jagged peaks of the cliffs. Climbers from all over the world scale the towering slabs of tan, cinnamon, red, ...