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Tragedy on Everest Prompts Changes in Historic South Col Climbing Route

After an avalanche took the lives of 16 Sherpa guides on Everest during the 2014 climbing season, the climbing community and Nepalese officials have came[Read More…]

by March 4, 2015 0 comments Community
Reese Witherspoon portraying Cheryl Strayed on the Pacific Coast Trail in the movie Wild (Photo from telegraph.com)

The Movie Wild Spurs New Permitting System on the Pacific Crest Trail

If you’ve recently been motivated by the blockbuster movie Wild, staring Reese Witherspoon, to hike the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from Mexico to[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Community, Trails
The balloon bomb payload included a 33-lb anti-personnel bomb and incendiary devices (Photo from theprovince.com)

What You Don’t Want to Find on Your Next Hike: A Japanese Balloon Bomb

Part of the fun of hiking is finding pieces of history long forgotten by time and hidden by the Northwest’s quickly advancing foliage. Usually these[Read More…]

by January 28, 2015 0 comments Community
House Falls into Wallace River Near Gold Bar

House Falls into Wallace River Near Gold Bar

Early January storm forces home off of eroded ledge Video Source: KOMO news – House Falls into Wallace River On Monday, Jan. 5th at approximately[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Community
Life on the porta-ledge is cramped, but the view can’t be beat.  Climbers Jorgeson (left) and Caldwell rest between pitches. (http://www.epictv.com)

Climbing’s Last Big-Wall Challenge: Free-Climbing El Capitan’s Dawn Wall

On Dec. 27, climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson started free-climbing El Capitan’s “Dawn Wall” in Yosemite Valley. If climbed successfully, it will be the[Read More…]

by January 9, 2015 0 comments Community