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Van Life vs RV Life – Consider This Before Buying Your Home on Wheels

Spending most of my time traveling has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl. Now that I’m working remotely, an RV or campervan can help me live that dream with my wife and dog by my side. However, with so many Recreational Vehicles on the market and so many new campervan …

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How Do Alpinists Get Down?

Mountaineering or alpine climbing is an outdoor activity where people climb very tall mountains. Some consider sport climbing, indoor climbing, and bouldering to be types of mountaineering or alpinism. And while alp is part of the word alpinism, most people involved in alpinism do it on many other mountain ranges other than the Alps. People …

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How to Retrieve Your Rope After Rappelling

Do you want to know how to retrieve your rope after rappelling? Rappelling is an excellent way for adventurers and explorers alike to get down from high places. Being able to retrieve the rope and continue on your way is most important for canyoneering as you will continue to hike onward after rappelling down. Retrieving …

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How to Stay Warm While Climbing in the Fall and Winter

It is coming to the late fall/winter season and that means there’s a slightly love-hate relationship with climbing. We love it because the rocks are perfect and there aren’t very many people out at the crag. However, it’s kind of a hate relationship because it’s cold and it’s not as easy to get all the …

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29 Gifts for Climbers | Gear for Bouldering, Sport, Trad, Indoor, Budget, Stocking Stuffers

Are you getting stressed about buying a gift for the climbing-obsessed person in your life? Well, you can feel at ease now because I’ve got the perfect gift for them! Getting gifts for climbers may seem like a daunting challenge, however, with this guide, you can be sure that the climber in your life loves …

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How To Climb More Often Without Getting Injured | Tried and Tested Methods for Recovery

One of the first things that coaches recommend for climbers who want to get better at climbing is to climb more. However, they also recommend that you are careful with how often you climb. Anyone could climb every single day for 5 hours at a time but the likelihood of them getting injured is pretty …

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Can You Rappel On A Dynamic Rope? Static vs. Dynamic Rope for Rappelling

When it comes to what types of ropes to use for rappelling, you may have noticed static ropes and dynamic ropes. I had a dynamic rope for rock climbing and wanted to know if I could use it for rappelling so I did some research. You can safely rappel with a dynamic rope. Many climbers …

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