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6 Best Beginner Climbing Shoes

So you’ve decided to commit to the radical sport of rock climbing. Maybe you’ve already gotten a small taste of these painful ballerina shoes with your local climbing gym’s shoe rentals or maybe you haven’t and if so you’re in for a treat. Truth be told, climbing shoes are not and should not be painfully tight …

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Learn How to Rock Climb: Complete Guide To Getting on the Wall

What was once considered a dangerous sport reserved only for elite athletes is quickly becoming a broadly known activity to do your spare time, even if if you’re not an elite athlete. Rock climbing is not hard to get started with due to it’s increasing “trendiness.” Basic climbing knowledge is easy to find (you’ve found …

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Mountain Biking Bend, Oregon: 5 Epic Rides You Must Do

When it comes to bikes and trails, the Rockies are rad and Moab is sick, but there is a reason Oregon is known for its pristine mountain biking. Oregon’s old growth forest not only makes for spectacular scenery, but it also creates sleek, smooth trails that you can swoop and fly down. The entire state …

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Best Mountain Biking Trails in Breckenridge

Breckenridge isn’t just famous for its skiing.  With 800 miles of scenic mountain biking trails within the vicinity of Breckenridge, it’s one of the best mountain biking destinations in North America. With aspen trees, beautiful mountains, flowy downhills, and rocky traverses, there’s a route for everyone in Breck.  Read on to find out the top …

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Surf Trip Workout: 10 Exercises For More Stoke

  Got a big surf trip planned? Or maybe you just want to improve your fitness so you can catch more waves at your local break. Strength and endurance in the right muscles will make a huge difference in your ability to catch waves and recover from long days in the ocean.  We have taken …

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Best Places To Go Rock Climbing In Europe With Beginner Friendly Routes

I love Europe.  I know it’s expensive and Southeast Asia is so much more trendy these days, but there’s just something about the food and architecture that draws me to it again and again.  On our first 6 month road trip through Europe we discovered some hidden gems that were perfect climbing destinations, especially for …

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Guide to Surfing + Traveling to the World’s Longest Lefts

You know those videos you see of people riding waves, throwing hacks, and getting tubes for like a minute straight? There are waves out there where 1 single wave will provide the same amount of time standing up as every wave you’ve ever ridden in your whole life. From New Zealand to Bali to Costa …

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Guide to Surfing the California Coast

California. The birthplace of modern surf culture. All the stereotypes are true. People say “dude” too many times in a conversation with a heavy California accent. Lineups always have some guy who yells at you if you cut him off. Any good wave is crowded. Everyone spends a lot of money to wear brand name …

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Family Rock Climbing Trail Creek Road: Sun Valley, Idaho

It’s amazing how much wilderness Idaho has that doesn’t get used! This local secret is a perfect rock climbing adventure for your whole family.  The routes are easy, top-roped, and have some of the most incredible views in the Valley.  Plus it has amazing free camping. This local gem is still in the works, as …

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The Best Sport Climbing Destinations to Take Your Kids

When we first started traveling in search of sport climbing destinations, my youngest two kids were four and six years old. Old enough that they no longer required being carried in a backpack but not old enough to hike up steep hills or hike an hour straight to get to a climbing area (not that …

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