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Mazama Bars: Meal Replacement That Keeps You Energized and Hiking Longer

If you’re like me, you’ve eaten thousands of meal replacement and energy bars that have the consistency of a cardboard box. Most of them taste

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Aquamira: One Of The Best Backcountry Options For Water Purification

“Are you sure you want to do that?” I asked my buddy, as he scooped water into his Nalgene from the ice-cold lake we had

June 11, 2012 Backpacking, Climbing
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Beginning Rock Climbing: How to Select The Right Climbing Shoe For You

Rock climbing season is here… And whether you’re headed to Smith Rock, Yosemite, or Joshua Tree, you’re gonna need a good pair of shoes to

May 04, 2012 Climbing
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The Smith Rock Climbing Guide: Out With The Old And In With The New

The new edition of the Smith Rock Climbing Guide has been out for a few years. Many a climber has already torn and dirtied their

April 04, 2012 Climbing
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Rock Climbing and Mountaineering Guides in Oregon

Oregon is a prime location for rock climbing. While it’s important to have a grasp of the basics, you don’t need to be an expert

April 01, 2012 Climbing
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The 3 Backpacking Stoves That Every Outdoorsman Should Own

Backpacking season is just around the corner here in Oregon. Every backpacker, whether you’re a lightweight fiend or an amenity mule, needs a good reliable

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Trout Creek Climbing Area: Ruled Seasonally Closed By the BLM

On first of February, 2012, the Bureau of Land Management closed Trout Creek climbing area near Madras, OR citing several concerns over wildlife habitat preservation

February 17, 2012 Climbing
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Get Technical About Your Crack Addiction… Or Maybe Just Your Climbing Protection

Racking climbing cams, nuts, and other protection always brings out the utilitarian in me. Sure, I can pack a backpack ultralight. But, how do you

January 06, 2012 Climbing