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Climbing Lingo Glossary : Terms You Never Knew

t can be totally intimidating as a newbie climber when you realize you have no idea what your climbing partner(s) or instructor is talking about when they tell you to “use your bashies before you attach the quickdraw!”  The more you learn (and the faster) the better it is.  Here’s our best to get you started quickly!  Please keep in …

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Benchmade – Bugout 535 EDC

This excellent-looking Amerian made EDC is one of our recommendations since it’s a versatile tool that Benchmade recommends for hiking, backpacking, fishing and camping.  We fell in love with it (well, you know what I mean – we’re not perverts or anything but…. okay, I’ll stop “talking”) and we’d love to tell you all we know about it.  This Benchmade …

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11 Obstacles for New Climbers to Overcome

hen my mind started to ponder the idea of climbing as a physically challenging hobby or pastime, I would be lying if I told you there weren’t what seemed like a thousand questions that flooded my mind simultaneously.  It was overwhelming enough to nearly make me quit my newfound interest!  I thought of how hard climbing is without the added …

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The Best Brands of Folding Knives

  Probably more than any other industry where product brands compete against each other, I believe the knife industry has the highest number of really high-end brands that offer stellar quality.  There are literally hundreds of brands and you can see just a partial list to give you an idea HERE.  You know if a company is sold by a …