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Athletes Mock GQ Photo Shoot To Show Why Climbing Like A Girl Is A Good Thing

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.25.2016 | Women

When the dapper folks at GQ published a photo essay last month featuring the extreme sport and style of mountaineering, athletes in the climbing commu...

16 Iconic Sites in Yosemite National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 09.14.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Yosemite National Park has been touted by many to be among the most beautiful places in the world. In the world. That is a very tall measure!

Krabi Thailand: The Andaman Sea And Rock Climbing

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 08.08.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Cantor

Goodbye Koh Tao. Thank you for some of the best memories of my life and some of the worst. With half sadness to leave such a wonderful island and ha...

Amazing Spider-Woman Climbs A Wall So Fast It Doesn't Look Real

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.04.2016 | Sports

Gravity's got nothing on her. This footage shows Iranian climber Farnaz Esmaeilzadeh dominate a speed event in Spain, scrambling up the wall so fast ...

Vail Colorado's GoPro Mountain Games Absolute Must-See Event

Natalie Kalin | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Natalie Kalin

The GoPro Mountain Games, held in Vail, Colorado each year, is the country's greatest celebration of mountain sports. All photo copyrights are solely ...

Photographers' Sky-High Wedding Shoot Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.17.2015 | Weddings

If traditional wedding photography gives you a case of the yawns, consider taking your big day portraits to new heights by posing on the side of a cl...

This Black Teen Rock Climbing Sensation Is Shattering Stereotypes

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 11.20.2015 | Black Voices

Sixteen-year-old rock climbing champion Kai Lightner is reaching new heights with his athletic skills as one of a few professional black rock climbers...

The Challenges of Climbing Mount Everest

Quora | Posted 11.09.2016 | Travel

While individual legs aren't all super complicated, the facts that you're operating on much less oxygen in your blood, way below freezing, with gear that weighs you down, in clothes that encumber you, and on little sleep after weeks of getting there, conspire to make an Everest summit super hard.

How A Scary Rock Climbing Mistake Helped Me Prepare For Mars One

Sue Ann Pien | Posted 09.25.2016 | Science
Sue Ann Pien

My best friend Vanessa Nigro Halby and I used to climb almost daily. We met at the climbing gym, when I saw her tumbling off the top of a bouldering wall because she missed the last dyno. That's climbing speak for a move that can only be made by jumping for it. If you miss it, you'll fall.

5 Things I Learned About Business Success While Rock Climbing

Julia Brunk | Posted 09.15.2016 | Business
Julia Brunk

For my 25th birthday I went rock climbing. It was an unforgettable experience. Right away, I learned my first lesson about success.

Jared Leto Shares Crazy Photos From Yosemite, Yellowstone Trips

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.23.2015 | Entertainment

Jared Leto does not do things halfway. The method actor once gained 60 pounds for a role (to play Mark David Chapman in "Chapter 27") and then lost al...

I Remember Rachel for Her Ferocity for Life, Not Cancer

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Rubenstein

Now eight years after college I wonder if I could I ever do what Rachel did -- live with cancer without any possibility of a cure, all while never letting up on exclamation points?

Dean Potter's Spiritual Practice

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 05.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Olivia Rosewood

I was taken by surprise when a spiritual friend of mine said, "How could Dean Potter call what he did a spiritual practice? Where's the compassion? ...

Meet The 22-Year-Old Woman Who's Redefining A Male-Dominated Sport

OWN | Posted 05.07.2015 | OWN

At just 22 years old and 5'2" tall, Sasha DiGiulian is redefining the sport of female rock climbing. The reigning women's world rock climbing champion...

4 Adventurous Ways to Tap Into Nature to Help Lose Weight

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCS While recently strolling around REI, a popular outdoor gear store, I had an epiphany. Looking around--whether it...

Top 5 Unique Date Ideas in NYC

Jane Seo | Posted 05.30.2015 | New York
Jane Seo

"So... you want to go watch a movie?" Admit it. You have heard this phrase way too many times. In NYC, where there are so many unique activities besides passively watching a movie, just say a polite "No" the next time you hear this question and suggest one of the following options.

Meet The 13-Year-Old Girl Who May Have Just Made Climbing History

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 03.25.2015 | Teen

And obviously she celebrated with ice cream.

Fearless Woman Climbs to New Heights for Love and Community

HooplaHa | Posted 03.25.2015 | Sports

Jes Meiris does what few women do -- she climbs some of the largest peaks in our country! She recently smashed a record for climbing El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, California.

Stop Thinking, Just Move: Combatting OCD

Maria Senise | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

I want joy, peace, contentment, hope, and happiness to be my motivation, to be my source of thoughts and emotions. I need to keep building up this sense of conquering; I need to gather my fuel. I need to keep doing.

Why Do People Climb Mountains?

Quora | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel

Most of the mountains I've been on are ones where you "walk" to the top more than climb. You might need to support yourself with your hands here and there, and it might be quite steep, but I don't tend to visit the kind of mountains where you need a rope and a climbing-harness.

Calling All Minds: Table Talk With Benjamin Moe

Maya Horgan | Posted 11.11.2014 | Arts
Maya Horgan

Benjamin Moe, 21-year-old co-founder and editor-in-chief of Table Talk, sneaks about the dimly lit corridors of a coal factory in rural Jaipur, tacking CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS to the factory's rusty insides.

One False Move

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Amidst all the other catastrophes going on in the world, the death of free-soloing rock climber, Brad Parker, caught my attention. I'm not sure his d...

Abigail Wise

How Rock Climbing Does Your Mind -- And Body -- Good | Abigail Wise | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living

Ascending a cliff, boulder or even an indoor rock wall requires a large amount of physical strength and endurance. Some conquer climbs through nutriti...

College Students, Find Knowledge On Top of the Rock Wall

Greg Schwem | Posted 09.15.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

It's time to stop trashing this nation's crop of college graduates for not knowing common facts -- the name of the U.S. Supreme Court's chief justice for example -- and start applauding them for what they did learn after four years of academia.

Meet Millie, The Rock Climbing Adventure Cat Who Goes Camping With Her Human

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.23.2014 | Good News

When Craig Armstrong met his cat, Millie, at an adoption center in Utah, it was a match made in mountain climbing heaven. "She climbed up my b...