What is Layering? If you’ve spent any time in the outdoors, you’ve heard the term “layering.” If you’re new to outdoor activities, though, or maybe if you own a fleece or rain jacket but not much else in the way of outdoor clothing, it may not be entirely clear what this means. How are the […]
On October 6, over 200 climbers got together to climb at Hound Ears Club near Banner Elk, NC. These photos tell their stories.
Story originally from Get Out, a division of Times Free Press First five boulders unveiled at new climbing destination October 1st, 2017 by Myron Madden in Get Out The Bouldering Park on Old Wauhatchie Pike opened its first five boulders to climbers Oct. 1. Once completed, the new park just minutes from downtown will boast 26 boulders. […]
Winter can be a challenging time for climbers who are coming off the prime season of Rocktober. For many, fall to early winter is when your skin finally gets tough and those projects finally get sent. But when Daylight Savings Time hits, everything starts to go downhill. The days are shorter, the weather can be […]
If you’re anything like most climbers we know, you’re not exactly the kind of person that color-codes. Maybe your gear closet (room, shed, van, etc…) is a little “disorganized.” If so, we’ve got some great tips for keeping your gear ready to roll, so you can spend less time sifting through your closet and more […]
This fall, I’ve already had three friends send me an email or text with the same question: “Which is the best fleece jacket?” It can be a difficult question to answer, because there are so many Patagonia fleece jackets available, and because the best fleece jacket for you will vary widely depending on what you […]