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Hiking to the top of Arrábida and how to prepare it

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Subida ao topo da Arrábida e como prepará-la

Lisboa é a cidade das sete colinas, e apesar de não ser uma região de grandes altitudes, tem duas Serras lindíssimas nos arredores: Sintra e Arrábida. 643 more words


Everest ho!

The goal:

23 miles and 8,300 feet in elevation from Lukla to Everest Base Camp (17,600ft).

I have literally run longer distances (hello Grandma’s Marathon) but never uphill, at elevation, with a heavy pack.  100 more words


Success: Overthrowing Negative Thoughts

Money. Fame. Power. Love. Seclusion. Food. Sex.

We all have very different views of success. One thing we can all agree on: it’s not always easy to get a good grasp on it. 634 more words


2018 Climbing Reflection - February

February was a rad month for climbing this year. It’s hard to believe we’ve had such warm days in the middle of winter! I’ve been loving the year-round outdoor climbing, but I am thankful the snow finally came to the mountains. 976 more words


Rope Climbing Builds Upper Body and Grip Strength

Rope climbing is one of those drills that kicks your butt. Few exercises build grip, arm and upper body strength like climbing a rope. Simple and effective

Dorsal arete


Brilliant sunshine day with perfectly clear skies. Although very cold with south easterly winds gusting around 30 mph.

We walked up the Stob coire nan Lochan path into the coire to climb dorsal arete and walk the ridge back round to Aonach Dubh. 62 more words