May 9, 2020
How Much Does It Cost to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
How Much Does It Cost to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Got Mount Kilimanjaro on your bucket list? If so, you’ll want to think seriously about your budget before you head off for the legendary mountain.....

Footsteps.
Footsteps.

The Orion Face, Ben Nevis in great condition. Lockdown has the occasional advantage over usual life (not many), but one is the lack of guilt....

16. A Hunger For Joy
16. A Hunger For Joy

You know when you end your season early and don’t tell anybody at all? Yeah, hi. Sorry, guys! Life got a little crazy there for....

Rise of the Parent Climber
Rise of the Parent Climber

All those years of bolting new routes has prepared me for this! I’ve been laying low from the blog space for most of this year,....

Damn It Feels Good to be a Local
Damn It Feels Good to be a Local

Can you believe this shit? There were 50 cars at MY local spot this week! (I mean, I was one of them …) But, nevertheless....

Who Set This? A Mini Interview Series with the SoCal Routesetters
Who Set This? A Mini Interview Series with the SoCal Routesetters

  By Zoey Grinstead With the gyms closed and everyone given the order to stay at home, we at Touchstone Climbing are doing everything we....

La Sportiva Summer 2019 Clothing Review
La Sportiva Summer 2019 Clothing Review

I’ve been a big fan of La Sportiva for a long time. Maybe it’s because of the iconic purple high-top Mariacher rock boots from 1982.....

More Great Survival Stories
More Great Survival Stories

It’s difficult not to be hooked on a compelling tale of misfortune. Not so gently, they remind us that nature is almost always going to....

The Best Cocktail Recipes for Easy-to-Make Daytime Drinks
The Best Cocktail Recipes for Easy-to-Make Daytime Drinks

This weekend is the perfect time to up your midday mixology skills, with a new way of seeing daytime cocktails. Once the exclusive territory of....

The best things about Chiang Mai
The best things about Chiang Mai

The vibrant activity, incredible night markets and cooler air made Chiang Mai one of our favorite spots in Thailand. We spent four nights in the....

Top 5 Reasons To Visit The Caribbean!
Top 5 Reasons To Visit The Caribbean!

The Caribbean is a wonderful vacation destination that’s perfect for your summer holiday. While you may not be able to go traveling anytime soon, that....

SAIL To Gradually Reopen Stores This Month
SAIL To Gradually Reopen Stores This Month

SAIL has announced that their retail stores will gradually re-open this month following the shutdown due to COVID-19. All Ontario stores will re-open May 12th,....

<div>Van Cabinets, Tables & Storage Options</div>
Van Cabinets, Tables & Storage Options

Welcome to Module 2, Lesson 10 of the Van Life Roadmap. In this lesson, we’re going to cover van cabinets, tables, and storage options. We’ll....

Blake Builds A Bike Cave | Mountain Bike Isolation Workshop Project Ep.2
Blake Builds A Bike Cave | Mountain Bike Isolation Workshop Project Ep.2

Blake's bike cave is really starting to take shape now! In this second episode, we see the worktops, cupboard doors and draws get installed. It....

This Trail Is Not Your Trail
This Trail Is Not Your Trail

My first contact with my new neighbor was a typed note on my car at a trailhead up the dirt road from my house. After....

Paddle Whitewater from Home, if You Dare
Paddle Whitewater from Home, if You Dare

In the Great Indoors series, filmmaker and homebound adventurer Wade Holland teams up with professional kayaker Brad Ludden to share some hilarious tips on how to train for the....

The Virtual Outdoors
The Virtual Outdoors

Here are the best ways to beat the quarantine blues at home—and prepare to get back out there when things open up again. photo by....

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