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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 […]

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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) […]

Climbing, Cycling

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 […]

Climbing, 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 […]

Climbing, 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, […]

Climbing, Fitness

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, […]

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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 […]

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Female Rock Climber and Freediver Explains How to Overcome Fear and Live Life to the Max

Female Rock Climber and Freediver Explains How to Overcome Fear and Live Life to the Max

How to manage living in fear? Sure there are ways to overcome fear and luckily Vivian from Angus and Vivian Adventures has found to control it through her sports, rock climbing and freediving. In this interview, Vivian together with his boyfriend Angus, share their rock climbing and freediving adventures, tips […]

Climbing, Mountaineering

Photo credit: Matthew Irving

American Mountain Guide Emilie Drinkwater Shares What It’s Really like Being a Professional Mountain Guide

If you are into outdoor activities, you have probably dreamt about becoming a professional mountain guide. But it isn’t as easy as you might think. It takes a lot of skill and preserverance, so climber Emilie Drinkwater is only the 9th woman certified as an IFMGA/UIAGM American Mountain Guide! In […]

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Photo credit: Jacob Cook

Pro Climber Pete Whittaker Explains the Importance of Setting Goals for Your Sport

To accomplish great things in life, you need to set goals and hold yourself accountable for the results. Without goals, you will never accomplish great things. That’s especially true in professional sports, so that’s why professional climber Pete Whittaker believes in having his goals in mind in order to become […]