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Annapurna: A 'double tall' order for America's best known high altitude climber

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Annapurna: A 'double tall' order for America's best known high altitude climber

Lynn Hill

With a record of ascents unrivalled by any other rock climber, Lynn Hill adds the roles of mother, author and Patagonia ambassador to her climbing achievements.

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Video: The Slackline Wizard

You won't believe your eyes when you see the astounding slackline moves of James Wyland, caught on digital video by the intrepid GreatOutdoors.com TV crew.

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A GreatOutdoors.com exclusive: In the shadow of Mt. Adams in Washington state lies one of the finest cave systems in the Northwest.

Eat to Ride

By Miranda Yeary

What to eat to keep you going on the slopes, the trail or the mountain.

A Noncamper Conquers Canyonlands

By Karen Laski

Self-confessed non-camper Karen Laski spends 12 days in the wild and enjoys (almost) every minute of it.

Drop & Give Me 20: Fitness Boot Camps

By Steve Edwards

Voluntary torture or a fun way to get in shape? Steve Edwards enlists.

Care & Maintenance of Your Body Parts

By Annie Getchell

Face plants, endos, whippers -- whatever your catastrophic deceleration of choice, it takes a toll on your body. Annie Getchell details the prevention and treatment of today's outdoor enthusiast.

10 Ways to Beat Burn-out

By Rebecca Gonzales

Your climbing routine got you down? Mix it up with new styles, friends, gear, training programs, and maybe even a break from the rocks.

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A Dark and Stormy Ascent

By Nancy Prichard

Know what weather can make or break a climbing trip. Here's a tip sheet for understanding weather forecasts.

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Introduction to Mountaineering

By Chris Chesak

Taking your first steps towards stepping up high...

Climbing 101: A Glossary of Ascent

By Nancy Prichard

A crib sheet of basic terms.

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Boot Fitting Guide

By Brian Hewitt

Here's the ultimate guide to achieving the perfect boot fit. Expert tips on fitting from heel to toe and making adjustments with lacing variations.

Jackrabbit Trail (#2)

By Nancy Prichard

New York's Jackrabbit Trail in Adirondack State Park is a multi-activity, multi-season destination.

Backclip What?

By Rebecca Gonzales

Learn how to clip properly before you leave the ground. Fair warning about backclipping.

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Black Dike

By Nancy Prichard

New Hampshire's 500-foot Black Dike is a challenging start to the ice climbing season.

Tying Knots

By Rebecca Gonzales

The first step in learning how to climb is memorizing the knots.

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Preparing for that First Lead

By Rebecca Gonzales

Getting psyched for your first lead? Know what you are doing and do it well.

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Low-Altitude Training for High-Altitude Climbing

By Ryan Taylor

Train to maximize your aerobic performance, and get up for that climb.

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