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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…
How I Prepared for a 50-Mile Race

How I Prepared for a 50-Mile Race

by Liz Blair
Two weekends ago, I ran the San Juan Solstice 50-miler in Lake City, CO. It was my first time running 50-miles and with 12k+ feet of vertical gain. I knew there were going to be a lot unknowns: the biggest was wondering whether or not my body would m…
Is this land made for you and me?

Is this land made for you and me?

by Margaret Hedderman
Sandstone colored lizards zip along the slickrock where they’ve been sunning themselves. We’ve startled them from their reverie. The sky is a stern blue, so intense it burns to look upon. Ravens flap overhead, their croaks and chortles echoing down t…
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…