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How to belay

Knowing how to belay well can help keep your partner safe and inspire them to climb at their best. Learn how to give a good catch.

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How to make a campfire

Learn how to make a campfire for staying warm, cooking food, or simply staring into.

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Techniques for rigging tarps and shelters

Pitching a tensioned shelter or tarp is not nearly as simple as erecting a freestanding tent. These wilderness skills will help you tighten up any pitch.

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Tarp camping basics

Beside lightening one’s pack, a tarp offers the savvy outdoorsman a range of benefits. Learn all you need to know before getting into tarp camping.

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How trail runners can benefit from zero drop vs minimalist shoes

Here I look at what’s behind the growing popularity of zero-drop and minimalist footwear as well as the benefits for trail runners.

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How to tie and use a quad

The quad is currently the best technique for building self-distributing anchors. This article explains how it can be used to rig two and three-piece anchor

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One rope or two: when to use half ropes

How do you choose between the simplicity of a single rope and versatility of two half ropes? Here you can learn which to use when.

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How to lead climb

The time for top-roping is over. Learn to lead and become a fully fledged climber. This article gives you everything you need to know.

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8 Ways to rig a flat tarp

With these eight tarp configurations, you can ensure a dry and protective pitch in a variety of weather conditions.