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How This Dutch Climber Manages Her Extreme Vertigo While Rock Climbing

How This Dutch Climber Manages Her Extreme Vertigo While Rock Climbing

Hey! My name is Roanne, I am a writer, a social scientist and a groupie of the outdoors. Rock climbing and hiking in beautiful places of the world make me very happy and very tired – mostly a combination of the two. Both as a researcher and as a climber […]

by × January 8, 2018 × 0 comments

Climbing, Interview, Outdoor

British Adventurer Jason Rawles Shares His Adventure Tips And Passion For Positive Social Change

British Adventurer Jason Rawles Shares His Adventure Tips And Passion For Positive Social Change

Hello! I’m Jason Rawles and live in the UK but you may also find me in places like Nepal, Africa or the Alps. There are two parts to my world and what I do. The first part is running a business that helps people achieve their adventure or business aspirations. […]

by × December 7, 2017 × 0 comments

Climbing, Interview

Photo credit: Kyle Berkompas

Pro Climber Will Stanhope Shares His Best Climbing Advice and Favorite Gear

I’m Will Stanhope – a professional rock climber and ACMG guide based out of Squamish BC, Canada. I got into climbing with my Dad when I was about 8 or 9. My Dad and his best buddy, Brad Forster, started climbing in the local climbing gym in North Vancouver. Their […]

by × November 24, 2017 × 0 comments

Climbing, Interview

ACMG Full Alpine Guide Sarah Hueniken Shares Her Top Tips for Ice Climbing and Mixed Climbing

ACMG Full Alpine Guide Sarah Hueniken Shares Her Top Tips for Ice Climbing and Mixed Climbing

My name is Sarah Hueniken. I work full time as an ACMG Alpine guide running my own business called, Sarah Hueniken Guiding, and instructing and guiding rock and alpine trips in the summer and ice and mixed climbing in the winter. I live in Canmore Alberta but originally came from […]

by × November 14, 2017 × 0 comments

Climbing, Interview

Photo credit: Euan Ryan

Scottish Climber Robbie Phillips Shares How He Trains and Becomes a Better Climber

Hey guys, my name is Robbie Phillips and I’m a climber from Edinburgh, Scotland. To be honest, I reside anywhere my White Ford Transit is parked – this is my home on the road. At the moment, it’s parked below the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites (Northern Italy) […]

by × November 13, 2017 × 0 comments

Climbing, Cycling, Interview

How this Visually Impaired Kiwi Male Became a Double Paralympic Champion at the Age of 40

How this Visually Impaired Kiwi Male Became a Double Paralympic Champion at the Age of 40

My name is Steve Bate MBE (Member of the British Empire). I’m a Para-Cyclist for British Cycling and ParalympicsGB, I race on the back of a tandem bicycle with my sight pilot, Adam Duggleby. This is because I have a visual impairment and it’s not safe for me to race […]

by × November 12, 2017 × 0 comments

Climbing, Interview, Travelling

Female Indonesian World Traveler Shares How to Travel and Freelance Successfully

Female Indonesian World Traveler Shares How to Travel and Freelance Successfully

Hi, I’m Jill. I was born in Jakarta, Indonesia but I now live in California, US. I love traveling, going on roadtrips, and rock climbing. I got into rock climbing in 2014 and I felt like I finally found a type of exercise that I actually like! I’ve always loved […]

by × October 19, 2017 × 0 comments

Climbing, Interview, Mountaineering

7105m high Pik Korzhenevskaya in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan. Photo credit: Twan van Bakel

Expedition Leader Jan Bakker Shares His Love of Adventuring, Climbing and Being Outdoors

My name is Jan Bakker, I’m from The Netherlands but currently live with my wife Carrie and son Sol in Beirut, Lebanon. I work as an expedition leader in places that are off the radar as outdoor sports destination, such as Iraq and Afghanistan. I just love spending time outside, […]

by × October 5, 2017 × 0 comments

Climbing, Fitness, Interview

How Galina Parfenov Combines Professional Climbing and Powerlifting

How Galina Parfenov Combines Professional Climbing and Powerlifting

My name is Galina Parfenov and I’m a personal trainer and professional climber. I’m currently the head trainer at Steep Rock, a new climbing gym in New York City. I also have my own coaching business, Galina Parfenov Training, and work one-on-one with climbers and powerlifters. I’m originally from Moscow, […]

by × September 20, 2017 × 0 comments

Climbing, Interview

Photo credit: Lady Lockoff Photography

This Female Climber Quit Her Job to Start Her Own Rock Climbing Business

My name is Stefani Dawn and I quit my job to follow my passion – climbing. Although, I have climbed regularly for about 10 years now, I do not climb at elite levels – far, far from it! In fact, I am totally a 5.fun/5.easy climber. But, my love of […]

by × September 5, 2017 × 3 comments