You can't beat a flight of stairs when training for the hills; add a full backpack and sturdy shoes, and you are equiped for the outdoor gym.
Tick off the ice routes on this list and you will have sampled Northeast ice climbing at its very best.
Hikers and mountaineers from all over the world flock to Rocky Mountain National Park to ascend beautiful and challenging mountains. The grand prize is the 14,255-foot Longs Peak.
A favorite climbing destination worldwide, Joshua Tree offers classic routes for moderate to experienced climbers.
The Missouri Gulch Trail in Collegiate Peaks Wilderness is a spectacular and pristine destination for both hikers and climbers.
Sunburn-free Climbing: Leave the objective dangers behind and practice your climbing technique indoors.
Mountaineer-photographer, Charlie Fowler shares a breathtaking view of Cho Oyu and Shishapangma as his crew attempts to climb and ski some of the world's largest peaks.
Don't get caught indoors. Explore a wealth of autumn hiking, trail running, and paddling destinations.
A little preventative medicine (massage) can help to limit the wear and tear on a climber's body.
Five minutes of stretching can help you reach that next handhold. It can also prevent injuries.
Not just for aid climbing and caving, non-mechanical ascension is important to the sport climber, too.
Climbing is second nature to most children. Here are a few tips to ensure their climbing experience is safe and fun.
Bouldering is the simplest of climbing pleasures. No ropes, no hardware, just pure fun in the sun.
Three ways of getting down. Memorize them before going up.
Summer in the valley means queuing for routes, heat and busloads of tourists. Beat the rush.
Cragging at Smith Rock, Oregon; Leavenworth, Washington; and City of Rocks, Idaho.
An April journey to Joshua Tree National Park is an annual rite of spring for most West Coast climbers.
Climbing destinations that guarantee summer breezes and no crowds.
Canyoneering through a subterranean wonderland.
Named for the large geologic formations in the rock, Hueco offers climbing and world class bouldering for climbers of any ability.