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Your Splitboard Questions Answered - An Interview with Jack Klim

Your Splitboard Questions Answered - An Interview with Jack Klim

by Aidan Multhauf
It’s hard to talk about splitboarding in the San Juans without Jack’s name coming up. Jack Klim has been snowboarding for 16 years and has shredded mountains in places like the Cascades and Patagonia. Right now, Jack lives in Silverton where he rides…
Best DIY Climbing Rope Creations

Best DIY Climbing Rope Creations

by Aidan Multhauf
Sure, climbing gear is an investment - at the get-go and over time as it wears out and needs to be retired - but the end of your equipment’s climbing life doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye forever. Ropes are a great example of gear that can be rep…
Review: La Sportiva Trango TRK GTX Hiking Boots

Review: La Sportiva Trango TRK GTX Hiking Boots

by Aidan Multhauf
Buying a new pair of boots less than 24-hours before a long backpacking trip is generally not the best idea. It’s like diving into a swimming hole without checking for rocks first. Will your new boots cause blisters or hotspots? How will they support…
Review: Black Diamond Momentum Climbing Shoes

Review: Black Diamond Momentum Climbing Shoes

by Aidan Multhauf
Everyone knows the rule of waiting before buying a new piece of computer technology, because the public always finds a bug or two that gets fixed for a second release. Climbing technology can be similar, which is why I was timid about trying the new…
Trip Report: Climbing in Zion National Park

Trip Report: Climbing in Zion National Park

by Aidan Multhauf
Zion National Park is one of the most beautiful plots of land in the country, yet many climbers drive right past it on their road trips. Many climbers may shy away from this destination because of crowds, grades and the style of climbing, but those c…