Learn the rock climbing and mountaineering skills you'll need to ascend technical routes in the mountains during any season.
Who needs an off-season? Take on the challenge with Colorado mountain guide Jason Antin's top tips for alpine travel in the fourth season.
Steep slopes and snow make for fun—but hazardous—terrain. Bring the right gear to get to the summit and back.
There’s no surer way to ensure a successful trip than hitting the mountains for charity.
Start right with this bargain kit—helmet, harness, shoes, rope, and belay device—assembled by the editors of Climbing magazine.
Learn to identify the terrain hazards of glaciers to stay safe in ice country.
Don't (always) shell out for specialty gear.
Tips for overcoming jetlag, gathering beta, and getting your summit gear to foreign peaks in one piece.
Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro is plenty hard with two strong legs. Imagine crawling to the top, like the first congenital quadruple amputee to reach the summit.
Hollywood climbing: Survivable or surreal?
Shoes that stick, rope worth investing in, and a Grigri 2 overhaul.
Kick it up a notch with these quick fixes.
Scramble a class 3 route and claim your own private peak.
Discover solitude on the Swiss border with this highlights tour of John Harlin's favorite trips—rope not required.
A scape of pulmonary edema sends this reader down the mountain, fast.
A summer snow slope gives this reader the scare of his life.
Perfect this move for on-a-dime turns in steep, rugged terrain.
Stay safe with these six ski-down tips.
Use telescoping shafts for stability on any angle.
Change your technique and style to manage any snow conditions.
Conquer cold with proactive hydration and calorie-packed nutrition.
Recognize these avalanche-risk signs and learn how to choose routes that avoid them.
Hidden layers are the key to stableor slide-readyslopes.
All conditions affect avy potential. Check forecasts and assess risk.
A broken binding or a skin that wont stick could mean a night spent out in a snow cave, or worse. Have your kit tuned up before you go, but make sure you know how to fix common problems in a pinch.