Climbing Safety Starts Before The Climb

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Mountain and rock climbing is one of the most exciting and exhilarating outdoor sports. It’s no wonder that so many have taken up climbing. Experienced climbers know that there are safety concerns associated with climbing. Ignoring safety can lead to injury and even fatality. While it’s true that it is important to inspect gear and […]


Finding The Right Type Of Climbing For You

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Are you thinking of taking up the sport of climbing? It is surely an activity that is exhilarating and exciting. It’s not for everyone as it is a sport that is physically demanding and not for the faint of heart. Climbing is not simply one activity; there are many different types of climbing and many […]


Climbing Requires More Than Skill

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Climbing is a physically demanding sport which is part of its attraction. While pushing yourself to the limit can be a rewarding challenge, you need to prepare you body for climbing’s strain on your body. There’s a huge difference between pushing yourself to the limit and causing yourself injury. First off, make sure you are […]


Enjoying The Sport Of Climbing

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Some people might not think of rock climbing as a sport until they have had a chance to climb a few mountains or spend time in the great outdoors with friends who want to teach them what they love to do the most in the time they have off from work. After people have tried […]


Climbing Holidays To Get Your Adrenaline Rush

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If you’re just starting out as a climber you’re surely excited to begin your climbing skills in the great outdoors. Your next vacation should be in a location where you can put all of your knowledge to the test and enjoy majestic scenery. Deciding where to go will depend on the type of climbing you’ve […]


Stepping Up To Bouldering

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Rock climbing is a sport that numerous people flock to every year, drawn by the beauty of the mountain, the allure of the climb, and the sheer adrenaline rush of scaling rock. For a select few, simple rock climbing is not enough. For those individuals, there is an entirely different sport derivative of climbing, known […]


Rock Climbing To An Extreme Base Jump

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Free rock climbing is usually considered an extreme sport, because you are climbing a mountain without any safety harnesses, and if you fall you can be seriously injured or killed. If you combine this with extreme BASE jumping, then you might be one of the most extreme people to walk the earth. As insane as […]


Heat Stroke Creation

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Heat stroke is the condition that happens when the body creates or takes in more heat then it can let out. Generally this condition is due to excessive exposure to a heat that the body cannot tolerate. Our body is equipped with heat-regulating mechanisms, that are constantly trying to regulate the temperature of our body. […]


Ice Climbing Preserve Your Experiences

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Ice climbing is a great way to escape the rat race and live on the edge. Alas, your ice climbing experiences can fade with time. The best way to prevent this is to keep a ice climbing journal for your adventures. Ice Climbing Journals Take a minute to give some consideration to your most recent […]


Rock Climbing Preserve Your Experiences

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Rock climbing is a great way to escape the rat race, live on the edge and get a heck of a view. Alas, your rock climbing experiences can fade with time. The best way to prevent this is to keep a rock climbing journal. Rock climbing Journals Take a minute to give some consideration to […]


Journal Rock Climbs

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Rock climbing is a great way to challenge yourself and get a heck of a view. Alas, your experiences can fade with time. The best way to prevent this is to keep a journal for rock climbs. Journal – Rock Climbs Take a minute to give some consideration to your most recent rock climbing experience. […]


Climb And Summit Mt Goals

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Are you trying to reach a goal that feels like a large mountain to climb? Climbing a mountain is much easier than one would think. You start at the bottom, you progress towards base camp, you hit the middle of the mountain, and then you reach the summit. As climbers ascend, they come into contact […]


Don T Let Others Pull You Down When You Re Trying To Pull Yourself Up

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People have a strange habit of discouraging others anytime they try to improve themselves. This applies to everything from finances to health to careers. I constantly encounter this when people discover that I’ve never bought a new car. I’ve always known that a high quality used car is a far better deal than a new […]


Landscapes Of Scotland Glencoe

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Glencoe’s spring sky looked bleak; wrathful clouds glared, threatening imminent showers. Columns of light penetrated the cloud, stood as sentinels guarding entrance to the sweeping valley. The scent of springtime was in the air; a new harvest was approaching. Animals all around were preparing their nests for new siblings and a busy summer. The echoes […]


Mount Kinabalu Southeast Asia S Tallest Mountain

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Mount Kinabalu is the tallest peak in Southeast Asia and a National Park of Malaysia. Standing 4101 metres above sea level, the mountain is in Sabah, the East Malaysian state on the isle of Borneo. It is located about 2-3 hours away from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah’s capital. Top 3 Things About Mount Kinabalu: 1. Scenic […]


Climbing Kilimanjaro Tips Questions And Answers

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In brief this article covers a few questions commonly asked about climbing Kilimanjaro. Q. We hear the Marangu route is overcrowded and should be avoided? A. Marangu route must be booked in advance, this route uses huts for accommodation and to avoid overcrowding numbers are strictly supervised. It is or at least was the most […]


Climbing Kilimanjaro

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In brief this article covers a few questions commonly asked about climbing Kilimanjaro. Q. We hear the Marangu route is overcrowded and should be avoided? A. Marangu route must be booked in advance, this route uses huts for accommodation and to avoid overcrowding numbers are strictly supervised. It is or at least was the most […]


Mount Monadnock Hiking North America S Most Climbed Peak

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Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey, New Hampshire is North America’s most climbed peak, and reputed to be the second most climbed mountain in the world, after Mount Fuji in Japan. Though I’ve been close to the mountain on other trips I’ve never climbed it, and really was a tad perplexed by its popularity. So recently I […]


Dunn S River Falls In Jamaica

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One of the ports of call for our Royal Caribbean cruiseship during the week of November 28/04 was Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Probably the most famous site in the region is Dunn’s River Falls and we chose to tour it on our own rather than through one of the cruiseship tours. Once we disembarked from the […]