Guide to Climbing Mount Everest

Climbing Mount Everest: Everything You Need To Know

Check out how others have taken climbing to the extreme by conquering the seven summits and breaking worldwide records. It might even inspire you to p

Check out how others have taken climbing to the extreme by conquering the seven summits and breaking worldwide records. It might even inspire you to p

Get fit before your next mountaineering trip with these training tips.

Mountaineering Fitness and Training Tips

Mt. Rainier July 2004   found on flicker with this note:    Climbing Mt. Rainier with RMI for The American Lung Association of Washington's Climb for Clean Air. I was on a rest break on the glacier above Little Tahoma while the guide took someone to a lower party to go back down.    At first I was annoyed, but -- I was able to sit for 20 minutes and watch the sun come up. What an amazing experience. The two guys in red were on my rope team. Little Tahoma below us.

Mt. Rainier July 2004 found on flicker with this note: Climbing Mt. Rainier with RMI for The American Lung Association of Washington's Climb for Clean Air. I was on a rest break on the glacier above Little Tahoma while the guide took someone to a lower party to go back down. At first I was annoyed, but -- I was able to sit for 20 minutes and watch the sun come up. What an amazing experience. The two guys in red were on my rope team. Little Tahoma below us.

Tips for tackling your first 14,000 foot peak.

How to Prepare for your First Fourteener

1. Inca Trail Location: Peru Distance: 26 miles Time: 4 days Best Time to Go: May to September One of the most popular hikes in the world, the Inca Trail takes you through 26 miles of grueling inclines and declines. You get a chance to explore ruins, jungle, and beautiful mountain scenery, and of course, end the hike at Machu Picchu.

1. Inca Trail Location: Peru Distance: 26 miles Time: 4 days Best Time to Go: May to September One of the most popular hikes in the world, the Inca Trail takes you through 26 miles of grueling inclines and declines. You get a chance to explore ruins, jungle, and beautiful mountain scenery, and of course, end the hike at Machu Picchu.

What you should know before buying your next pair of hiking boots.

Guide to Hiking Boots and Shoes

Millions of stars erupt in the night sky over Mount Rainier National Park, creating this dazzling pic of the Milky Way and Washington’s iconic mountain. Photo courtesy of Kevin Shearer. — with KDS Photography at Mount Rainier National Park.

Millions of stars erupt in the night sky over Mount Rainier National Park, creating this dazzling pic of the Milky Way and Washington’s iconic mountain. Photo courtesy of Kevin Shearer. — with KDS Photography at Mount Rainier National Park.

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